The GLCVB has launched a summer campaign showcasing the many attractions and things to do in the Capital region throughout the summer. The campaign invites residents and visitors to come enjoy everything in their own backyards and by supporting the local tourism industry, we can keep Greater Lansing great! Help us spread the word as the campaign runs all summer and has plenty of giveaways throughout the campaign.Read More
Albert EL Fresco is a pedestrian-friendly area located along Albert Avenue, between Abbot Road and M.A.C. Avenue. The space features outdoor seating and tables, rocking chairs, hammocks, decorative lighting, shade amenities, games and more. The space will also include scheduled live music, yoga, sidewalk sales and more.Read More
Starting June 3, the City of Lansing now offers two hours of free time on Fridays for on-street metered parking in downtown Lansing and in Old Town. The free parking will continue through September 2. Maximum time limits in parking zones and safety violations will continue to be enforced.View Maps & Directions
Potter Park Zoo welcomed a female bongo calf March 8 which is the first bongo birth at the zoo since 2014. The calf’s parents, Maverick and Uzuri, were paired as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Plan (SSP), which oversees only a handful of eastern bongo births each year. Only around 100 eastern bongo are thought to remain in the wild.
Zoo fans are invited to vote for their favorite baby bongo name! Votes include a donation.Vote for a name
Join us for a fun evening out in downtown Lansing to explore the sites, enjoy delicious food, and network with your industry peers!
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from 4:30-6:30 pm
Scavenger Hunt Flyer & Map.
Stops on the Scavenger Hunt:
- Midtown Brewing Co - Get your "Social District Cocktail & enjoy a Street Taco on the patio
- Thai Village - Pop in and get a Crab Rangoon and/or Spring Roll
- Social Sloth - Try out some Turkish Lentil Patties with Lettuce
- Sweet Encounter Bakery - fantastic dessert options just for our group all Gluten FREE!
- Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center - check out their new space and work on a fun art project
Be sure to explore beyond the stops noted down Washington Square, or head back to Midtown for another cocktail and networking with friends.
The architect of Michigan’s State Capitol Building (Elijah Myers) also designed the capitol buildings for Texas, Colorado, and Idaho Territorial (Idaho's Territorial Capitol is no longer standing).