Upscale downtown apartment complex to open in spring 2018 in Jackson

Upscale downtown apartment complex to open in spring 2018 in Jackson

photo: Jake Crandall | jcranda2@mlive.com Article: By Taylor DesOrmeau tdesorme@mlive.com JACKSON, MI – Numerous projects are planned for downtown Jackson – from revitalizing the Hayes Hotel to building a headquarters for Commonwealth Associates. But so...
Nostalgia Ink’s new location

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...
Top-floor ballroom opens with 180-degree view of downtown Jackson

Top-floor ballroom opens with 180-degree view of downtown Jackson

Photo: Jake Crandall | jcranda2@mlive.com Article: By Taylor DesOrmeau tdesorme@mlive.com JACKSON, MI – A picturesque view of downtown Jackson is part of a new ballroom at Commonwealth Commerce Center, 209 E. Washington Ave. City View 520 can accommodate larger...
100 Ford Model A’s coming to Jackson for Cruise In

100 Ford Model A’s coming to Jackson for Cruise In

JACKSON, MI — Model A’s will take over downtown Jackson on Friday, Aug. 25. The Downtown Jackson Cruise In will feature the Model A Restorers’ Club annual round-up of up to 150 Model A’s. “It’s going to be a good opportunity for the...
Painted rocks taking over downtown, Jackson County

Painted rocks taking over downtown, Jackson County

By Andrew Surma, asurma@mlive.com JACKSON, MI – They are discretely placed on storefront window sills, in back alleyways, and under park pavilions. You may have seen a few. Creatively painted rocks are popping up all over Jackson’s downtown and around the county as...
Jammin’ in Jackson brings free, live music downtown

Jammin’ in Jackson brings free, live music downtown

Photo: Claire Abendroth | cabendro@mlive.com Article: By Claire Abendroth cabendro@mlive.com JACKSON, MI – Kevin Nichols & Blue Tuesday performed at the Jammin’ in Jackson concert series Friday, July 7. Jammin’ in Jackson is a free public event....
Restaurant Rally heads downtown for 10th annual food festival

Restaurant Rally heads downtown for 10th annual food festival

JACKSON, MI – A good pair of shoes, a ride to downtown Jackson and $30 is all you need for an unlimited amount of samples at nine downtown establishments on Tuesday, March 28. The 10th annual Jackson County Rose Festival Restaurant Rally is from 6 to 9 p.m. For...