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 Abruzzo's, ready.
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.
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 street while repairs are being made. Owners of the burned building have decided not to rebuild and ar
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 a re-birth. You're invited to explore possibilities that people in the survey shared and post your i
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 that the survey presented.