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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Downtown East Lansing’s Albert EL Fresco Closure Extended Through Aug. 15

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — At its meeting on June 22, the East Lansing City Council approved an extension of the Albert EL Fresco placemaking project’s road closure in downtown East Lansing through Aug. 15.Both lanes of Albert Avenue, betwe...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Albert EL Fresco Summer Events

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Learn more about downtown East Lansing's Albert EL Fresco pedestrian space and summer events happening in and adjacent to the space.  

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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: July 7, 2021

Trivia on the Street

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The Trivia on the Street crew will be out and about in downtown East Lansing's Albert EL Fresco pedestrian space this summer. They will also make an appearance at the East Lansing Farmers Market. Check out their latest episodes!

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

East Lansing DDA Launches Outdoor Area Expansion and Beautification Grant Program

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has allocated $43,000 to launch an Outdoor Area Expansion and Beautification Grant Program in support of downtown East Lansing businesses.The purpose of the program is to provide ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

DDA Partners with MSU Broad Art Museum to Bring Museum Experience Outdoors in Downtown East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — As a part of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project” (Place Project), the DDA and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (MSU Broad Art Museum) have p...

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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 16, 2020

Parking Validation in Downtown East Lansing

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Did you know that more than 55 businesses in downtown East Lansing validate parking? Community members are encouraged to take advantage of parking validation opportunities while shopping and dining local! View a list of the current businesses in downtown ...

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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: 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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