Halloween is a Boo-tiful Time for Downtown Placemaking
The crisp Fall air and trees ablaze with color create the perfect environment for a Halloween-themed event to draw people into your downtown. Many Michigan communities have put their creative spin on the holiday. For more ideas, check out the Special Events chapter in the League's new placemaking book. Read more.
Radio Show Highlights Placemaking Stories in League Book
On the latest Prosperity Agenda, League CEO Dan Gilmartin, Bridge magazine writer Chatity Pratt Dawsey, and other guests discussed placeamaking successes and stories in the League's new book, "The Economics of Place: The Art of Building Great Communities," Listen here.
Governor Signs Michigan Investment Market Legislation
As the next step from this year's MILE/ crowdfunding legislation, the governor has signed into law HB 5273, which gives Michigan businesses and residents the ability to become broker-dealers to create a market through which intrastate stocks can be listed, bought and sold. More.
League Wraps Up Successful, Exciting Convention in Marquette
Hundreds of municipal officials filled Marquette last week to explore the city and boost their knowledge on civic issues with presentations from local experts and keynoters. We also applauded Harbor Beach, winner of the 2014 CEA Race for the Cup! Read more.
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