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A New Microbrewery Coming To Downtown Lapeer?
It's possible that before summers end, that there might be a new microbrewery serving up craft beers in downtown Lapeer. There are still hurdles to clear as far as renovations and structural analysis, but the wheels are turning on getting the structure at 303 W. Nepessing, next to the former Ab…
Lapeer Farmers’ Market At Risk?
It has been a quarter of a century, but the Lapeer Farmers' Market might be making some major changes that could put it at a real risk of surviving past this year. A "Farmers' Market Advisory Committee", says the Farmers' Market has to make some significant changes.
Owners Decide Not To Rebuild After Downtown Lapeer Fire
The fire on November 12, 2013 in downtown Lapeer, destroyed the building near the Pix Theater that included four apartments and the  Lost Treasures store, a consignment and antique shop on west Nepessing. The fire also caused extensive damage to Burke's Flowers, that has since relocated across the s…
Downtown Lapeer – What Do You Think Would Make It Grow?
What does downtown Lapeer do to begin a resurgence of growth? Got any ideas? A recent survey found that vacant storefronts, a lack of interesting places, high rent, and lack of support were issues that a number of people thought were limiting growth. So, we are looking for fresh ideas to kick start …
How Would You Revitalize Downtown Lapeer?
What would you suggest to help revitalize downtown Lapeer? A recent survey solicited idea's from people in the community, and discovered what they thought were the opportunities to grow the downtown area back to it's former success and appeal. Here are some of the like, dislikes, and ideas…