newsletter

May 3, 2013, 10:44 am
This year’s Taste & Tour was a huge success! We would like to thank everyone who came out and all the restaurants, loft owners and band members who participated in this event. Without your time and effort, this event would not have been possible!
May 3, 2013, 10:42 am
With summer just around the corner, festival season in almost here! We are excited preparing for what is sure to be an outstanding summer. To get the most out of festival season, we need your help. We have all different kinds of festivals taking place this summer that offer a majority of volunteer duties.  Help contribute to the success of Old Town by signing up to volunteer today! Community Clean Up: Saturday, May 4, 2013
April 5, 2013, 12:32 pm
Ten thousand pounds of scrap metal, 20 teams, two weeks and one intense competition. That defines the Old Town Lansing Scrapfest. Artists interested in participating in the fifth annual Old Town Scrapfest, a competition in which teams of artists, welders and creative community members use recycled scrap materials from Friedland Industries in Old Town to create new works of art, can now complete an application and return it before Friday, May 10.
April 5, 2013, 12:31 pm
The Old Town Commercial Association (OTCA) is hosting a Ribbon Cutting to welcome the six new businesses in Old Town. The tour will be led by the Mayor of Lansing, Virg Bernero, and will take place on Wednesday, April 10, at 11 a.m.
April 3, 2013, 3:32 pm
First Fridays Features Live Entertainment on Trolley Musical performances to be featured on free CATA rides to area’s entertainment, shopping, dining and cultural districts  
April 2, 2013, 3:32 pm
With summer just around the corner, festival season in almost here! We are excited preparing for what is sure to be an outstanding summer. To get the most out of festival season, we need your help. We have all different kinds of festivals taking place this summer that offer a majority of volunteer duties.  Help contribute to the success of Old Town by signing up to volunteer today! Taste & Tour of Old Town: Saturday, April 13, 2013
April 2, 2013, 3:31 pm
Hey members — don’t forget about all of the awesome discounts you can receive in Old Town! Show your OTCA member card to any of the participating businesses and receive a discount. For more information or if you would like to be a part of the member-to-member discount program, visit iloveoldtown.org or call the Old Town Commercial Association at 517-485-4283.
April 2, 2013, 3:30 pm
Amid the freezing snow and sleet, we in Old Town are anxiously awaiting the first signs of spring, and most importantly, our farmer’s market! Vibrant colors, fresh food and local music are among some of delightful things the market will offer this upcoming season.
April 2, 2013, 3:30 pm
It’s time to finally dig out those sunglasses and begin preparing your palate for a weekend of food, drink, music and overall Old Town lovin’. The OTCA is proud to be hosting our 9th annual Festival of the Moon and 14th annual Festival of the Sun the weekend of June 21-22, 2013. We know how you feel; we can barely contain our excitement. Start your weekend right on Friday, June 21st from 6 to 11 p.m. with a little indulgence courtesy of Bell’s Brewery. Simply kick back and enjoy the live entertainment.
April 2, 2013, 3:02 pm
From quiche and breakfast burritos to sandwiches and soups, Portable Feast’s original menu consisted of a wide-ranging array of options, and on March 21, it expanded to include even more choices. Portable Feast recently started serving dinner every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4-9 p.m. Diners are given the choice of three different entrees, which rotate every night. Some possible options include portabella mushroom pasta, grilled Cajun chicken breast and stuffed pepper with sun-dried tomato sauce.