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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Albert EL Fresco Returns to Downtown East Lansing

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The popular Albert EL Fresco pedestrian-friendly space has made its return to downtown East Lansing for the summer. 

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

DMB Welcomes More Than Vintage to Downtown East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB) is pleased to welcome More Than Vintage (MTV) to downtown East Lansing.This new downtown East Lansing business, located at 108 Division St., is owned and operated by Michigan...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

59th Annual East Lansing Art Festival to Take Place May 21-22 in Downtown East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 59th Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) will bring 174 artists and thousands of visitors to downtown East Lansing on the weekend of May 21-22, 2022. The festival will take place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 and 10...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Artist Ndubisi Okoye to Begin Painting Mural Honoring Dr. Robert L. Green in Downtown East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. —Artist and multidisciplinary creative Ndubisi Okoye will begin painting “First Class,” a mural honoring the legacy of legendary civil rights leader Dr. Robert L. Green, in downtown East Lansing next week. 

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Third Installment of “Life is a Groovy Opportunity” Mural Underway in Downtown East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The third installment of the “Life is a Groovy Opportunity” mural project is currently being painted on the north-facing wall of the Division Street Garage in downtown East Lansing. 

This multi-year mural project began in 201...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Mental Health Awareness Murals Installed in Downtown East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — A series of mental health awareness murals were installed last week in downtown East Lansing, brought to the community by the Associated Students of Michigan State University’s (ASMSU) Mental Health Awareness Init...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

K-12 Art Show to be Featured in Downtown East Lansing Businesses from April 23-June 4

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Students and teachers from area East Lansing Schools, in partnership with the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA), are bringing a K-12 Art Show to participating downtown East Lansing businesses beginning Saturday, April...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Live Parking Availability in Downtown East Lansing

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Find a real-time count of available parking spaces in downtown East Lansing's gated garages and lots.

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Downtown East Lansing eGift Card Program

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Community members can give the gift of shopping and dining local with the purchase of Downtown East Lansing eGift Cards.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Parking Validation in Downtown East Lansing

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Find a list of the businesses in downtown East Lansing that validate parking for their customers.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Parking Options in Downtown East Lansing

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Convenient, ample and affordable parking is located throughout downtown East Lansing. Garages and surface lots are just steps from the shops, eateries and other businesses that make downtown East Lansing a unique destination. Parking is also located just ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

NEW! Downtown East Lansing Web App Launches

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The City of East Lansing has launched Explore Downtown East Lansing, a new web app that allows community members to find the location, business name, address, block number and website for each business in downtown East Lansing using an interactive map. Th...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Resources for Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

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To help downtown East Lansing businesses during this difficult time, a webpage with a list of known resources has been created. The webpage will continue to be updated as City staff becomes aware of additional resources.View the Resources for Businesses D...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

City of East Lansing Launches Small Business Relief Program

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing has launched a Small Business Relief Program that focuses on job retention throughout the East Lansing community.East Lansing businesses with income-eligible employees can apply to receive up to $10,000 in gr...

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