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Eastside Hunter Park greenhouse - Photo Dave Trumpie
Eastside Hunter Park greenhouse - Photo Dave Trumpie
With its swath of stable neighborhoods centered along the stretch of Michigan Avenue between downtown and the Frandor Shopping Center at US-127, the Eastside neighborhood boasts an engaged, entrepreneurial and diverse mix of residents and shopkeepers alike. The commercial district along Michigan Avenue hosts popular bakeries, bookstores, coffee shops and ethnic restaurants, while the parks and weekly farmerís market along Kalamazoo Street quickly add new fans.

Eastside Features

Lansing's recent rank as an affordable city confirms love is here to stay

A popular website with a knack for creating well-researched top 10 lists recently identified Lansing as one of the nation's most affordable, mid-sized cities—adding one more proof that people love Lansing and choose to make the Capital City home. 

Building a community of electronic music lovers in Lansing

A local DJ looks at the budding electronic music scene here in Lansing and how it's diversifying the sounds and spaces where people dance and chill throughout the week.

Slowly but surely connecting parks and trails systems in Ingham County

A new director and a new millage will amount to some major changes in Ingham County, like new and more connected systems of trails and parks. Hear more about what the Parks Department has planned.

Lil' Darlins Vaudeville keeps old-time entertainment alive

Lil' Darlins Vaudeville is riding high on a renewed interest in vintage entertainment performances. Find out how this local troupe is keeping old-timey showmanship alive and fresh in an internet era, from eating light bulbs, to balancing feats on dining room chairs.

The truth about my love for Lansing

Capital Gains' Managing Editor isn't a Lansing native. And to be honest, she wasn't a big fan of the city when she first moved here nine years ago. Still, she gets involved, loves what's happening here and is now a huge cheerleader for the entire capital region. This is how she came to #LoveLansing.
 
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