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Jacksonopolis | May 28, 2015

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Jacksonopolis iPhone app is here!

May 23, 2015 |

Want to get the full mobile experence for Jacksonopolis? Check out the new Jacksonopolis iPhone app.

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Prehistoric discovery during Dig Downtown Jackson

April 1, 2015 |

The Dig Downtown Jackson project uncovered some surprising artifacts this morning. The discovery of the 45′ prehistoric dinosaur skeleton beneath the streets of Jackson, Michigan will not slow down the construction process. Like many of the old building in downtown, … Read More


March 31, 2015 |

This is an event dedicated to those with Jackson, and opening up to it’s surrounding cities as well! Live music, live art, fresh coffee, and display artists!






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More Gears, Beards and Beers

March 30, 2015 |

A Steampunk themed Beard & Moustache Competition organized by The Jackson Beard & Moustache Club and Capitol Steam at the Grand River Brewery.

Photos by Dave Whitehead

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Gears, Beards and Beers II

March 29, 2015 |

The Jackson Beard & Moustache Club teams up once again with Capitol Steam to bring you Gears, Beards and Beers II, a Steampunk themed Beard & Moustache Competition, raising awareness and funds for the Cascades Humane Society.

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Hanover Horton Semi-Final Basketball Game

March 27, 2015 |

Hanover Horton charged into the MHSAA semi final game against Flint Beecher at the Breslin Center in East Lansing Thursday afternoon. The Comets from Hanover lost the game 71-43 and ended the year with a 24-2 record. They defeated three … Read More

Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival 2015

March 16, 2015 |

The Jackson County Fairgrounds hosted the 5th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on March 14th, 2015 from 12pm – 5pm in the American 1 Event Center.

The festival will not only offer sampling of over 150 types of some of … Read More

RENEGADE is back!

March 11, 2015 |


This is an event dedicated to those with Jackson, and opening up to it’s surrounding cities as well!

Live music, live art, fresh coffee, and display artists!

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iCreate Poetry Contest 2015

March 6, 2015 |

This years iCreate Poetry Contest Celebration happened at the Michigan Theatre on Wednesday, March 4.  The contest was open to Jackson County students in grades three through eight. Paragon Academy fifth-grader Billy White received the grand prize for is his poem/song, “The Beauty of … Read More

Independent Films Born and Raised in Spring Arbor

March 3, 2015 |

Every semester, the Spring Arbor University department of video and film production offers aspiring student filmmakers the opportunity to write, produce, shoot, and direct their own short films which are screened at the end of the semester at a free … Read More

About iCreate Poetry Contest

March 3, 2015 |

iCreate is a chance for the children of Jackson to share their ideas and be part of making something beautiful.  This years iCreate Poetry Contest​ Celebration is on Wednesday March 4th at the Michigan Theatre at 6:00 p.m.

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2015 Polar Plunge

February 2, 2015 |

The 2015 Polar Plunge took place at Clark Lake, MI on Saturday 1/31/2015 – Photos by David Bostedor III – and Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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Snowstorm 2015

February 1, 2015 |

Here are some pictures from today’s massive snowstorm taken by Scott Mapes – Scott Mapes Photography




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Staying warm with the Chili Cookoff

January 27, 2015 |

On Sunday 1/25/15 the annual K105.3 Chili Cookoff took place at the American One Event Center. Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations




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A guided tour of Jackson Histotory

December 29, 2014 |

Max Brail and Peter Blake guides us though the history of Jackson.

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Lights Shine at Jackson Nite Lites

December 12, 2014 |

The Jackson County Fairgrounds once again has been taken over by thousands of lights for the annual Jackson Nite Lites and Winter Wonderland display. – Photos by David Bostedor III –




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Christmas on the Farm

December 9, 2014 |

On Saturday 12/6/14 and Sunday 12/7/14 the Waterloo Farm Museum opened its doors to let people experience what if felt to celebrate christmas on a farm. Photos by Shawn Whitehead – Framed Creations  



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A look inside Libby’s Jazz Club

December 8, 2014 |

The Trent Harris Quartet is one of the many local Jazz groups you will be lucky enough to catch on a fun night downtown at Libby Jazz Club. Find more about the club at



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Renegade: The Spectacle

November 26, 2014 |

This interactive art and music event gathered artists from Jackson and beyond in a new mixed use business and arts building located in downtown Jackson. The event was curated by Barry Olson with help from local artist collective The Singularity.

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Jackson Christmas Parade

November 22, 2014 |

It may have been cold outside but  downtown Jackson was warm with the spirit of the holidays during this years Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade. People lined the streets of Michigan Ave to view local floats, Marching Bands, community groups and a … Read More

Artsy Fartsy Pop-up Gallery

November 20, 2014 |

Art finds it’s way into unusual situations. A group of artist have banded together to create a temporary art gallery and marketplace in downtown Jackson. Located in the old Vermeulens Furniture building at 135 W. Cortland, the Artsy Fartsy Marketplace will … Read More

Andrew Hall and 2nd Sunday

November 9, 2014 |

Andrew Hall blends a colorful street style with simplistic graphic design. As the featured artist during Art624’s monthly 2nd Sunday event, Andrew displayed a collection of pieces that span years of work.

Scotty Butters played at the event and guests were able … Read More

Detroit Red Wings Alumni Team vs Jackson Optimist Club All-Stars

November 9, 2014 |

On Saturday 11-8-2014, the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Hockey Club was victorious with a 5-2 win against the Jackson Optimist Club All-Stars. Photos by Scott Mapes –




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360 Allstars

November 3, 2014 |

On Saturday 11-1-2014 the Jackson College Potter Center hosted the traveling entertainment show, 360 All Stars. Photos by David Bostedor III –




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Devils Night Costume Party @ Bird Alley

October 31, 2014 |

Known for it’s DIY and underground spirit, Bird Alley occupies a unique space in Jackson.  This years Devils Night Costume Party was a great example of what a community can bring together in the name of having a good time.  Big thanks to Daniel … Read More