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Business Spotlight: Vintage Marketplace

April 3, 2017
When owner Carol Lamb announced Lamb's Gate Antiques would be closing after 16 years, we all had a sad moment. Luckily, that moment was turned positive by Jill Rinner who decided to take over the store – and put her own touch on it – creating the now open Vintage Marketplace. Vintage Marketplace sign --...
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Get Your Tickets for Taste & Tour of Old Town

April 3, 2017
Ever wondered what it would be like to live in Old Town? If so, Taste & Tour is for you! This unique event on April 8 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. allows participants to sample delicious foods from Old Town restaurants and food retailers, while getting the chance to tour the lofts that Old Town has to...
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Volunteers Help Old Town Thrive

March 30, 2017
Volunteers are vital to the success of Old Town – and not just at events like Festival of the Moon & Sun. From planning community events to providing support and resources for local businesses, and even picking up trash, volunteers are what keep Old Town a vibrant place to visit. In the coming months, there will be...
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Spruce Up Old Town With a Little Spring Cleaning!

March 29, 2017
It’s finally Spring! And it’s time to get Old Town ready for the warmer weather and the visitors that festival season brings. Join us from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 for the annual Spring Cleanup event. Stop by after work or school, get your hands a little dirty and join us as we weed, garden and...
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Sweetie-licious “Bakeryette” to Open in Old Town

March 22, 2017
– from the Lansing State Journal, March 22 LANSING - Cherry key lime muffins, snickerdoodles and cream cheese brownies are coming to Old Town. If these items sound familiar, it's because they are among the many confections served up at Sweetie-licious Bakery Cafe in DeWitt. Sweetie-licious Bakeryette will have its own little 'sweet spot' inside The Life That's...
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Business Spotlight: Olympic Broil

March 2, 2017
Do you yearn for simpler times? You know, those days when people weren't glued to their cellphones, muscle cars would cruise the streets and hamburgers only cost 25 cents? Without a time machine, you won't easily find this -- but you can come close at Olympic Broil Restaurant on N. Grand River Avenue. Named for...
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Remembering Robert: Ten Years Later

March 2, 2017
Robert Busby, the Mayor of Old Town Today is always such a hard day and one I certainly wish never happened. Ten years ago today, the world lost a beautiful soul. Robert was just getting back into town from visiting his family in the south. We were supposed to have lunch and talk about installing...
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Business Spotlight: Grace Celebrates 10 Years in Old Town

February 10, 2017
Grace Boutique of Old Town effortlessly blends elegance and sass -- and has been for 10 years. Opening the doors on Feb. 17, 2007, Grace wowed its customers from the beginning with classic women's clothing and accessories. One recession and a move down the street later and the shop is still going strong. Shopping at this...
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Hurray the Chocolate Walk is Today!

February 9, 2017
Why wait until Feb. 14 to start celebrating Valentine’s Day when you can join us on Feb. 9 for the 4th annual Chocolate Walk? This popular event allows you to explore Old Town while collecting nearly two pounds of gourmet chocolate along the way! For $30 the day of, you receive a box to collect your tasty...
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OTCA is Taking Big Strides in 2017

February 8, 2017
OTCA volunteers work on beautification and so much more to keep Old Town a vibrant place. The Old Town Commercial Association is made up entirely of volunteers – people who work together either on individual projects or as part of a committee – to make a difference in the community and beyond. Through simple tasks...
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