Christmas in July!

This year will mark our FIFTH year of Lighting Up State Street.  We are excited to continue our partnership with Horizon’s Conference Center as the event would not be possible without their valuable sponsorship and hard work.  This year we … Continue reading

Which business best represents State Street?

The State Street Corridor Improvement District is seeking nominations for the second annual Tim Lynch Spirit of State Street award.  Given annually to a business, nominated by the public and their peers, selected by the State Street Corridor Improvement District, … Continue reading

Light Up State Street 2014

Thursday, December 4 we will officially kick off the holiday season with our annual tree lighting event. I know it’s not yet Halloween, but now is the time to start planning ahead.  Please contact us at 989-791-9865.  We are looking … Continue reading

The Power of One Person

I met Tim Lynch about 8 years ago.  Describing him in a single word would be difficult but I would probably go with energetic. More than one word – almost zealous, devoted, committed, ready to be the change.  Tim and … Continue reading

Sunday Sunday Sunday

This Sunday. The tree. The Big Man himself. Cookies and hot chocolate. And firefighters. And the Heritage High School Band. And 3rd Grade Singers from St. Thomas Aquinas. Join us at Green Acres Plaza in front of Kroger on State … Continue reading

Tree Lighting

We are quickly ticking away toward our third annual tree lighting event on December 1.  We have an earlier start this year for our festivities.  Beginning at 4 pm, the State Street Corridor and its Elves will welcome holiday goers … Continue reading


People often ask what makes a commercial area special.  Often times they phrase it in a question like, “I wish we could be like <insert tourist town name here> because all the businesses look so nice and everything is so … Continue reading


Well we may not be quite ready for our close up but we are in full swing for our Holiday Tree Lighting Production.  Mark your calendars for December 1 at 6:30 at Kroger’s on State Street.  Santa has been confirmed … Continue reading