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Old Town

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Address: Lansing, MI

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I'm a native of Lansing though I currently live in the Twin Cities area. I couldn't imagine spending this day - the 2016 Pride March anywhere else. My soon to be X is one of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice historic area.....nice walkway along river and fish ladder....shops, galleries, restaurants...everything it takes to make an old town historic district.

Thank RickMIusa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a native of Lansing though I currently live in the Twin Cities area. I couldn't imagine spending this day - the 2016 Pride March anywhere else. My soon to be X is one of the founders of LAHR and was its President for the first 11 years of LAHR's existence. He may consider the Twin Cities area his home... More 

Thank Aerial N
east Lansing
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to an estate sale store which was next door to a Christmas store which was across from a Bradleys (who was serving wine and snacks). A quick visit turned into a very good time! I even ran into a friend to shop with.

Thank Marjie F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate dinner at the Creole, where the staff was nothing short of amazing, and the food was excellent! Meat BBQ, and Cosmos Pizza were fantastic as well!

Thank Jim S
DeWitt, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We went out on a great Nov Saturday afternon walked around town and around the fish ladder. Lots of people enjoying the old area fishing, walking and visiting the nice shops. We enjoyed the art galleries and shops and the river views. Enjoy

Thank Perrysburg68
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1,335 reviews
1,013 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

It is a nice place to walk and visit some unique shops, great to take the pulse of the city and to get some taste of the city. It is also hosting some events.

Thank thor2705
Lansing, Michigan
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Its easy to miss this area if your in Lansing, or downtown or on the river, unless you follow it north, or you go to an event here. Looks nice, but I think usually not much culture, and a lot of the businesses seem to carry similar stuff.

Thank BigA21
Redford, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

My husband and I enjoyed some of the best Blues music in Michigan that we have ever heard. Old Town Lansing is so charming. We loved all of the little shops Meat restaurant, the new little coffe shop. We do plan to visit again.

1 Thank Susan L
Holmes Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We walked the Old Town area and were very impressed. We especially liked the general store. It's nice that they host different events. I hear many of the restaurants are very good too.

1 Thank sparrow2008
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

New places opening up, and some unique shops to visit. While there is certainly room for improvement--maybe a couple more up and coming restaurants--this area provides a kind of cool connection to the city. Visit--its a couple streets of focus--nice change of pace.

2 Thank Dennis S

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