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Sometimes, all it takes is a little push to get a big thing rolling. That’s what Muskegon, Michigan learned when they invested in low-cost, small-scale business spaces in their downtown.


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Muskegon creates park endowment as skate park fundraising stalls out

MUSKEGON, MI – A new half-pipe in Muskegon might be a pipe-dream for now as fundraising for a new skate park grinds to a halt.


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Lumberjacks defenseman Bray Crowder commits to Nebraska-Omaha

MUSKEGON, MI- Muskegon Lumberjacks defenseman Bray Crowder has announced his commitment to play collegiate hockey for the University of Nebraska-Omaha.


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Pop-art event coming to Muskegon warehouse on Feb. 24

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI – Artists from around West Michigan will transform a Muskegon-area warehouse into an eclectic gallery for one night next week.


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Highpoint Flats in Muskegon to open in June

MUSKEGON, MICH. – Muskegon is in the midst of a boom that will result in a number of new residential developments opening in 2018.


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Lombardo’s pizza opens in Muskegon to ‘overwhelming’ response

NORTON SHORES, MI – Lombardo’s Sicilian Pizza was supposed to open quietly, but that hope was dashed with the restaurant ran out of supplies by the end of the first night.


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Beach camping during Muskegon’s Great Lakes Surf Festival gets city OK

MUSKEGON, MI – A summer “surf festival” planned at Pere Marquette Park gained approval from the Muskegon City Commission recently to include on-site beach camping for patrons and spectators.


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Tickets still available for Dancing with the Local Stars 2018

MUSKEGON, MI – Normally sold out in a jiffy, tickets are still available for some showings of Dancing with the Local Stars 2018 in Muskegon. 


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Imagine Muskegon Lake plan maps out future rec, tourism, development

MUSKEGON, MI – The city of Muskegon has a plan to incorporate port enterprise, tourism activities, development and public access around the south shore of Muskegon Lake.


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Highpoint Flats apartments downtown Muskegon going fast

MUSKEGON, MI – One week after its leasing office opened, Highpoint Flats downtown Muskegon has 36 apartments left.


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