newsletter

March 1, 2013, 2:34 pm
The Old Town Commercial Association invites you to become involved in something bigger than you this spring — Old Town’s Community Garden, located on North Larch Street across from SuCasa. This garden not only produces fresh fruits and vegetables but also serves as a way to bring the people of Old Town together. With the hard work, dedication and passion of those who participate in the garden, a sense of community is fostered in Old Town.
March 1, 2013, 2:00 pm
Linda J. Beeman Studio and Gallery is hosting a Japanese Tea Tasting with sweets on Saturday, March 16 from 4-7 p.m. There will be a blind auction of artwork and Japanese items, as well as a live performance by Mike Bass Music.
February 7, 2013, 4:09 pm
February 3, 2013, 9:20 pm
On Feb. 3, 2013, Old Town Lansing welcomed another artist to its creative community. Linda J. Beeman, who hails from Ovid, Mich., opens her brand new gallery to the public on Sunday during Old Town’s monthly gallery walk. 
February 1, 2013, 1:03 pm
Mark your calendars! On Wednesday,  February 6, 2013 OTCA will be pulling out the stops for our Winter Mixer & Annual Meeting from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Enjoy music, cocktails, appetizers and more as we celebrate a year of successes with the very talented and dedicated volunteers, sponsors, members and community partners that allowed it all to happen.The mixer will be held at the Old Town Marquee, 319 E. Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906.
February 1, 2013, 1:00 pm
Although it is chilly outside, we are anxiously preparing for this year’s festivals. After last year’s incredible turn-outs, we could not be more excited to get moving! We are seeking motivated and passionate individuals interested in helping us make our events successful. Anyone interested is welcome to join the Promotions Committee, Design Committee, Economic Restructuring Committee, Organization Committee, Scrapfest Committee, the Root Group, Sun & Moon Committee, or Oktoberfest.
February 1, 2013, 12:58 pm
Two local Old Town businesses, Pruess Pets and Elderly Instruments, are being recognized for great customer service with a nomination for the Celebrated Service Award. This award is sponsored by Celebration! Cinema, BeeneGarter, Fifth Third Bank, and Zingerman’s, and celebrates the hard work, dedication and quality provided by the businesses and it's employees.  
February 1, 2013, 12:56 pm
Alaina Kristoff is a junior at Michigan State University majoring in Advertising and specializing in Public Relations. She is a member of the Michigan State Undergraduate Communication Association and hopes to gain more experience in the field of communications during her internship at Old Town.  Alaina is also employed at the Spartan Bookstore and St. John Macomb Hospital.
February 1, 2013, 12:46 pm
This past week the ladies at the OTCA office discussed what they would want from their valentines this year. Below you will find the staff's top picks from their favorite Old Town Lansing shops and eateries.
February 1, 2013, 12:43 pm
Roll on into SPIN Bicycle Shop, a full service bicycle repair and retail joint that not only provides your specific biking needs but also a personal  vibe that’s sure to make you a regular. The shop opened in the winter of 2008 at 1214 Turner Street, now home to Katalyst Gallery, and has since moved to its new location at 206 E. Grand River Ave. This space is ideal for a retail and repair shop due to the open floor plan.