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.
Looking for a great meal for your favorite vegan or vegetarian in Michigan? We were too, so we put out the call to the readers of MLive for their favorite vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants acr...
Our Grand River Farmers Market is OPEN until November and still has so much MICHIGAN GROWN PRODUCE! Check out this tour by JTV of the market and what it has to offer! OPEN every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 8am-1pm!
Come down to the corner of Jackson St and Cortland St to the DDA tent to register your cruiser or purchase your Cruise In t-shirts!! Beautiful evening to be out and about in Downtown Jackson for the last Cruise In of the year! ... See MoreSee Less
This just in.... There will be a SALE ON T-SHIRTS for the last Cruise In this Friday! One t-shirt for $12.00 OR two t-shirts for $20.00! If you are interested make sure to stop by the DDA's tent, th...
Live local. Buy local. Create local. Jackson’s two largest employers are working with community officials in an attempt to promote and create a vibrant downtown, officials from Consumers Energy and Allegiance Health confirmed. Dubbed the “Anchor... read more
After over 6 years of service, the DDA and Executive Director Jonathan Greene are parting ways, though Greene is not actually leaving Jackson. In 2013, the City of Jackson approached the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) about sharing staff resources. Greene became... read more
Overview of June 29 – July 3 What was completed this week: All Michigan Ave. properties between Blackstone St. and Francis St. are now being served by new gas mains and sanitary sewers. Consumers Energy has completed the replacement of the gas main through the... read more