Tag Archives: Old Town

Ten Planning Lessons from Albuquerque

We have been enjoying an awesome trip to New Mexico. This post about Albuquerque is the first of several that will be written about the state, is residents, and its communities. Paz! The preservation and protection of the original 1706 … Continue reading

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Damn good vibrations – Old Town Bluesfest 2012

Totally enjoyed a terrific fall evening with several thousand other music lovers at Lansing Old Town’s Bluesfest last night. For several hours I heard amazing singing and guitar jams from afar while volunteering at the Peace Education Center’s information booth. … Continue reading

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Elliot Street Lunatic scorches the Festival of the Sun

Elliot Street Lunatic put on a scorching performance at Lansing Old Town’s “Festival of the Sun” last night. The hour-long set included many of their own songs from their two album releases Ghost Town Lullabies and Stories from the Void, a … Continue reading

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Out with the new and in with the old

I had the distinct pleasure of spending a fun-filled afternoon in Lansing’s coolest and hippest district on Saturday – Old Town. A remarkable transition has taken place there in the past few decades, turning Old Town into the place to be. … Continue reading

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