The mission of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is to encourage historic preservation, to create and implement development plans, to promote economic growth, and to correct and prevent deterioration in the District. 

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Winner of the photo contest is Hosie Bush!!

Thank you for submitting! Visit the DDA office at 161 W Michigan Ave on the 5th floor to claim your prize! Monday - Friday 8am-5pm.

‼️📸 PHOTO CONTEST 📸‼️

Show us your BEST New Years Eve photo celebrated in downtown Jackson and get entered to win a Downtown Jackson gift certificate!
Our gift certificates are good at over 40 downtown locations!

Rules:
- 1 entry (photo) per person.
- Post your photo in the comments below.
- Must "like" the Downtown Jackson facebook page!
- Photo must be taken in downtown Jackson, MI

‼️Contest ends Tuesday, January 9th at 11:59pm. Winner will be chosen on Wednesday, January 10th ‼️

Show us what you got!
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Thank you to Tripp's Auto Shop for their sponsorship of the event and the fireworks! Another thank you to Pyroblast Fireworks for an amazing show that could be seen straight down Michigan Ave!

This picture was captured by Kenny Price of K Price Photos at the annual Eve on the Ave event!

Additional sponsors include:
Emmons Service, Inc.
The Midtown Association of Jackson
JTV

Thank you to ALL of our sponsors! This event isn't possible without you!
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✨ Thank you for ringing in the New Year with us in #downtownjacksonmi!

🥂 Cheers to our Eve on the Ave sponsors! 🍾
🎇 Tripp's Auto Shop
🎆 Emmons Service, Inc.
🎉 The Midtown Association of Jackson
JTV
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Join us on Sunday, December 31, 2017 to ring in the new year in downtown Jackson with Eve on the Ave!

Eve on the Ave 2017/18 Sponsors:
Tripp's Auto Shop
Emmons Service, Inc.
The Midtown Association of Jackson
JTV

K-105.3 Jackson's Hit Music Station's Jamie McKibbin will be DJing the event!

"Glow" Giveaways, warming tent, food vendors and a New York style ball drop! Fireworks to light the sky after the clock hits Midnight!
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⚠️ Take a look! Lines are going down on Washington for the new two way conversion in #downtownjacksonmi.
‼️Please be cautious as the two way is not yet in effect.‼️ We will keep you updated as this project finalizes.
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Cotton Tales Toys is the newest toy store located right here in downtown Jackson!
“Toys, Games, Great Ideas!” 💡
They are open every day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the 1st floor of the County Tower Building! 120 W. Michigan Ave.

(Next to The Orange Peacock Gallery so stop in there too and support local artists! 😉)

👉🏼 Check them out for your holiday shopping this year, birthday gifts, and more!
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Ring in the 2018 New Year in downtown Jackson!

The celebration starts at 10pm in front of City Hall. This will be a family-friendly FREE event with a warming tent, food vendors, and giveaways!

Jamie “Big Dog” McKibbon from K-105.3 Jackson's Hit Music Station will bring in the New Year with a fun night full of music!

As the clock strikes midnight enjoy a New York-style ball drop, and a festive fireworks display!

Eve on the Ave is the place to ring in your New Year!

Thank you to this year's sponsors Tripp's Auto Shop, Emmons Service, Inc., and The Midtown Association of Jackson!
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Eve on the Ave

December 31, 2017, 10:00pm - January 1, 2018, 12:00am

Ring in the 2018 New Year in downtown Jackson! The celebration starts at 10pm in front of City Hall. This will be a family-friendly FREE event with a warming tent, food vendors, and giveaways! Jami...

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Downtown Jackson News

Nostalgia Ink’s new location

By Taylor DesOrmeau tdesorme@mlive.com JACKSON, MI - Some of the first customers in Nostalgia Ink's new storefront on Monday, Sept. 18 were Skott Jimenez and his 2-year-old son Torrin. The pair browsed through a stack of comic books - their weekly ritual. Nostalgia...

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