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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Genco Boot Shop! ... See MoreSee Less

Genco Boot Shop, the only Red Wing Distributor in Jackson. Located at 130 N. Mechanic St. in #DowntownJackson

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Pure Michigan is sending adventure photographer Gene Yoon across Southern Michigan.

***For Gene to stop in Jackson to take photos, and blog about his experience, we need everyone to vote for Jackson between October 11-13th, 2017.***

Voting will begin at 7 PM on the 11th and end at 7 PM on the 13th

👉🏼 Facebook Vote: www.facebook.com/puremichigan/posts/10156809299923289
👉🏼 Comment “Jackson” on the original post
👉🏼 Tell other people you know to go online and vote too!

Experience Jackson
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Vote for Jackson!

October 11, 2017, 7:00pm - October 13, 2017, 7:00pm

Pure Michigan is sending adventure photographer Gene Yoon across Southern Michigan. For Gene to stop in Jackson to take photos, and blog about his experience, we need everyone to vote for Jackson betw...

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The Dirty Bird Brewfest was a first time hit for downtown Jackson. A portion of Michigan Avenue was shut down to celebrate the Dirty Bird's one year anniversary with over 75 beers from around Michigan! Thank you for choosing downtown Jackson and bringing the community together for the love of beer! Happy Anniversary! 🍻🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

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Happening today in downtown Jackson! ... See MoreSee Less

The Dirty Bird is shutting down Michigan Ave in Downtown Jackson for one afternoon of Cold Beer, Good Times, and Great Company for the Dirty Bird Brew-Fest Anniversary Party! Join the Dirty Bird and ...

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View from the Grand River Farmers Market with City Hall and the Blake Building pictured in the background.
Fall is finally here! 🎃🍁🌾
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Beautiful sunset in downtown Jackson this evening. 🌞 ... See MoreSee Less

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🎉 Happy Anniversary to Gilbert Chocolates! 🎉

Thank you for choosing downtown Jackson as a home for your chocolate endeavors! We look forward to many more years! 🍫

Stop there today, September 15th or tomorrow, September 16th and mention their post to receive 10% off EVERYTHING
*at the downtown location only*
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Guess what today is? It's our one year anniversary of opening our 3rd store and new factory, located in beautiful downtown Jackson! We want to share the love and give our new friends 10% off EVERYTH...

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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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