The Detroit Shipping Co. was bustling.
Even as heavy rains flooded the city on a gloomy July Friday afternoon, diverse crowds still lined up at the door to mingle at the open-air bar. The back patio was packed. Couples of all ages were enjoying date night. Families and friends were coming together for coffee, craft beers and cocktails. An eclectic blend of food vendors was busy churning out orders — turning an otherwise barren stretch of urban decay near downtown Detroit into a lively weekend hotspot.
With any luck, Detroit Rising Development CEO Jon Hartzell hopes to bring some of that success to Lansing’s downtown riverfront by transforming the old City Market building into the Lansing Shuffleboard & Social Club, a $3.2 million renovation inspired by his work in Detroit
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