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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: January 6, 2021

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project” in East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing (City) will activate several public spaces in downtown East Lansing and provide the community with more opportunities to socialize safely and support local businesses through a new crowdfunding campaign that ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Community Art Exhibits to be Displayed in Downtown East Lansing Businesses this Winter and Spring

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — In an effort to support local businesses and unify the community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority will be hosting three community art exhibits at participating downtown East Lansin...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Community Invited to Participate in “Why I Wear A Mask” Photo Contest

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority is excited to sponsor a “Why I Wear A Mask” Photo Contest this January. Community members can participate by submitting a digital photo of themselves wearing a mask in downtown East Lan...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Downtown East Lansing eGift Card Program Launches

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UPDATE 12/23/20: The second round of the buy one, get one promotion for Downtown East Lansing egift cards has sold out, but you can still buy gift cards: https://app.yiftee.com/gift-card/east-lansing.

ORIGINAL RELEASE: EAST LANSING, Mich. — A second round ...

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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 22, 2021

Masks Required Indoors, Outside in Downtown East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — At the East Lansing City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19, the City Council approved a policy resolution extending East Lansing Mayor Aaron Stephens’ declaration of a City State of Emergency and the requirement...

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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: 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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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Temporary Expansion of Restaurant Outdoor Seating

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The approval process has been streamlined and fees have been temporarily eliminated for the temporary expansion of outdoor seating for restaurants.

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