Greater Lansing Mackinac Reception to Return

Recently, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce held an event in Lansing, at the Lansing Center, that was initiated to promote the Detroit region and networking business to business (and politically) within our state. They utilize this practice in other cities around the state. The Detroit Chamber is also the entity behind the annual Mackinac […]

40 Years and Counting: CATA Honors its Past, Celebrates the Future

  It’s been 40 years since the Capital Area Transportation Authority was founded in 1972. Sandy Draggoo, CEO/Executive Director of the Authority, along with a few long-time administrators, bus operators and mechanics, have seen a lot of change since CATA’s early years. “It’s been a wonderful ride,” Draggoo said. “We’ve worked hard and come a […]

Shift Happens.

Reuse, recycle, remodel, re-commission and retro—all are buzzwords describing the booming (and profitable!) strategy of merging now with then. We have accepted it in our personal lives —a movie remake gone blockbuster, chart-topping cover songs reinvented, a “new” classic car reborn—and now through entrepreneurial spirit, integrate this same rebirth into our own businesses.

Downtown Lansing Revitalization Fostered by Historic Preservation

The amazing transformation of our downtown riverfront, including the historic renovation of the Ottawa Power Station into the new national headquarters of the Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, a vibrant new Lansing City Market, dozens of new businesses on Washington Square, marquee events like Silver Bells in the City, Taste of Downtown, Frost Fest […]

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