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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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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Picture by:
David Bostedor III
DBoz Photography
Photographer

www.dbozphotography.com
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"About time!" 👍

(Edit: N. Jackson St at Louis Glick is open again!)
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OUR STREET IS OPEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman are making their way around #JacksonMI today for Michigan's Best! Check out their filming schedule to stop and say hi!

How do you spend a great day in Jackson?! 🤔😃
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John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman are going to be in Jackson to record a video celebrating Michigan’s Best and how to spend a great day in #JacksonMI. Please come and greet the crew and share what you L...

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Toffee Day at Gilbert Chocolates!! You should probably stop in. 😁 ... See MoreSee Less

Toffee day in downtown Jackson. I love my job! Too bad you can't smell it online, I guess you just need to come to the store and check it out!

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Jackson City Hall will close Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular operating hours will resume Monday, Nov. 27.

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Contractors work on the old Vermeulen's Furniture building to update it and prepare it for the Jackson School of the Arts. Hello old facades and hardwood floors!

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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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