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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Downtown Rotating Art Display Features Images from MSU Broad Art Museum’s The CORE

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to check out the latest rotating art display in downtown East Lansing, which features images from the Michigan State University (MSU) Broad Art Museum’s permanent collection.

The rotat...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Downtown East Lansing Installs String Lights in 400 Block Alleyway

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is pleased to announce a new lighting project that was recently installed in the 400 block alleyway of downtown East Lansing. 

The new string lights in the 400 block alleyway increase safety...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Albert EL Fresco to Close for Season August 28, Street to Reopen to Traffic

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Community members are advised that Albert EL Fresco will close for the season on Monday, Aug. 28 and the street will then reopen to traffic.

Albert EL Fresco is the pedestrian-friendly area located along Albert Avenue between Abbot Road and M.A.C. Avenue i...

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

“What East Lansing Means to Me” Tile Art Mural Exhibit Goes Up in Downtown

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — A collaborative art project showing what the City means to its residents was installed this week in downtown East Lansing. Community members who share their favorite tiles from the mural on social media will be entered into...

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Posted on: July 24, 2023

Community Members Invited to Share Photos of East Lansing for Contest

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to share their favorite images of the City of East Lansing to win prizes in the 2023 Community Photo Contest.

The East Lansing Downtown Management Board is the official sponsor of the contest, providing t...

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News - Downtown East Lansing
Posted on: June 9, 2023

Greater Lansing Area Moms to Host GLAM Jam Summer Kickoff at Albert EL Fresco

Vendor booths lining Albert EL Fresco

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing and the Greater Lansing Area Moms will host the second annual GLAM Jam Summer Kickoff at Albert EL Fresco on Wednesday, June 21. 

Community members are invited to bring their families to downtown East...

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Student Artists Showcased in Rotating Art Display in Downtown East Lansing

Display panel featuring artwork from Advanced Placement art students

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is pleased to share the work of East Lansing High School (ELHS) students in the rotating art display on the north side of the Division Street Garage along Albert Avenue. ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

ELAF Announces 60th Annual Award Winners

Collage of 2023 ELAF winners

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Awards totaling $6,000 were presented to artists at last weekend’s 60th Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF). They include:

  • Diamond Purchase Award: Inty Muenala (2D Mixed Media)Sponsored by Michigan State University Federal Credit ...
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News - Downtown East Lansing
Posted on: May 2, 2023

Community Members Invited to Albert EL Fresco Grand Reopening on May 11

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is pleased to announce the grand reopening of Albert EL Fresco on Thursday, May 11, from 5-9 p.m.

Albert EL Fresco is located on Albert Avenue, between Abbot Road and M.A...

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News - Downtown East Lansing
Posted on: March 30, 2023

Downtown East Lansing’s Risky Studios to Celebrate Grand Reopening at New, Expanded Location

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB) is pleased to announce that Risky Studios will be celebrating its grand reopening at a new, expanded location in downtown East Lansing on Saturday, April 15. The grand reopen...

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News - Downtown East Lansing
Posted on: February 21, 2023

DDA Partners with MSU Broad Art Museum to Bring New Art Exhibition to Downtown East Lansing

Art panel being inserted into frame in downtown East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is pleased to, once again, partner with the Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (MSU Broad Art Museum) to bring new art to downtown East Lansing for the community to enj...

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News - Downtown East Lansing
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: 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: 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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