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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#ShopSmall! Saturday, November 25th! ... See MoreSee Less

Some LOVELY items that will making their way to us in just over a week! Make sure you have marked your calendars. The Artisan Bead Bazaar at Beads to Live By is happening Saturday, November 25th from...

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Parking will be available at the Consumers Energy Parking Decks after 5pm for those attending the Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade.

1. Entrance off of Francis St.
2. Entrance off of S. Cooper St.

Please take advantage of this!
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Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade safety for our spectators! ... See MoreSee Less

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Downtown Jackson shared The City of Jackson, Michigan's post. ... See MoreSee Less

HEADS UP: Currently Michigan Avenue/I-94 Business Loop/M-50 is closed at the railroad crossing just west of Cooper Street in downtown Jackson for crossing upgrades being completed by Amtrak. Michigan...

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Call for artists for the 2017 ARTitude!

Join in on the holiday shopping in downtown Jackson by setting up a booth featuring your art! Multiple booth options are available!

Visit: www.artitudejackson.com today for details
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CALLING ALL ARTISTS!!! We still have some booth and gallery space available and there is still time to get your space. We have multiple options available so you can find one that works for you. Vis...

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Not only are they a work of art but they are delicious too!
Check out today's menu The Blue Julep, LLC!
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We are open today and tomorrow (CLOSED FRIDAY). Today's Menu: Sugar Cookies French Macarons PB Chocolate Drizzle Popcorn Cupcake Flavors: Orange Dreamsicle Carrot PB & Chocolate Vanilla Apple Spice...

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Join the Downtown Development Authority of Jackson in "Discover Downtown Again" Day for the holidays.

We will have live reindeer outside of the Michigan Theatre from 11am-2pm.
A free family-friendly holiday movie will begin about 11:30am.

Be sure to check out DDA Day & Breakfast with Santa from 8am-11am before visiting with Santa's reindeer!
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DDA Day: Live Reindeer & Free Holiday Movie

November 18, 2017, 11:30am - November 18, 2017, 2:00pm

Join the Downtown Development Authority of Jackson in "Discover Downtown Again" Day for the holidays. We will have live reindeer outside of the Michigan Theatre from 11am-2pm. A free family-friendl...

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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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