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    Downtown Weekend Warrior Program Brings Outdoor Heated Dining to Downtown East Lansing

    As a part of the “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project,” the East Lansing Rotary Club will be partnering with the City of East Lansing to launch the Downtown Weekend Warrior Program. Read on...
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    East Lansing Downtown Underground Market Hosted Every Other Sunday in M.A.C. Avenue Garage

    As a part of the “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project,” an East Lansing Downtown Underground Market will be hosted every other Sunday through early May on the lowest level of the M.A.C. Avenue Garage, 310 M.A.C. Ave. Read on...
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    East Lansing DDA to Host Second Community Art Exhibit in Downtown East Lansing Businesses

    As part of the “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project,” the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority will host its second community art exhibit at participating downtown East Lansing businesses beginning Monday, March 1. Read on...
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    East Lansing DDA Launches “Show EL Your Love” TikTok Challenge

    The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority has launched a second downtown East Lansing TikTok Challenge, titled “Show EL Your Love,” as part of the “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project.” Read on...
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    Downtown East Lansing eGift Card Program Launches

    Community members can give the gift of shopping and dining local with the purchase of Downtown East Lansing eGift Cards. Read on...
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    NEW! Downtown East Lansing Web App Launches

    A new downtown East Lansing web app has been launched, offering a one-stop online shop for interactive maps and news about downtown East Lansing happenings. Read on...
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    Masks Required Indoors, Outside in Downtown East Lansing

    Masks are required at all times in all all public spaces in the DDA district, both indoors and outside, per recent mayoral and health agency orders. Read on...
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    Resources for Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

    To help downtown East Lansing businesses during this difficult time, a webpage with a list of known resources has been created. Read More
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    Parking Validation in Downtown East Lansing

    More than 55 businesses in downtown East Lansing validate parking for their customers. Read More
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    Parking Options in Downtown East Lansing

    Convenient, ample and affordable parking is located throughout downtown East Lansing. Read More
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    City of East Lansing Launches Small Business Relief Program

    The City of East Lansing has launched a Small Business Relief Program that focuses on job retention throughout the East Lansing community. Read on...
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    Temporary Expansion of Restaurant Outdoor Seating

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