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Dec. 7 2017
When Terry Terry started his creative communications firm, MessageMakers, 40 years ago, he was still in college and not far removed from the years he spent as a hitchhiking thrill seeker
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Nov. 30 2017
Last week I told you about Sahara Delight, a new Middle Eastern restaurant that had a sneak premiere at Silver Bells in the City earlier this month. This week, the new eatery will have its first full week...
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Nov. 22 2017
For last week’s annual Silver Bells in the City event, two new restaurants near the parade route officially opened to the public, while a third — an overhaul of a Lansing mainstay — offered...
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Nov. 16 2017
The family’s original Cancun Mexican Grill opened in 2004 at 1754 Central Park Drive in Okemos, just east of Meridian Mall. Acapulco Mexican Grill will take over the 5,000-square-foot former home...
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Nov. 9 2017
Iliana (left) and Tobia Almaguer will open a brick-and-mortar version of their Cuban food truck, La Cocina Cubana, in downtown Lansing next month. They plan to keep the truck operating in the parking lot...
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Nov. 2 2017
“I’m a degreed architect, but when I moved here I was seven months pregnant, and no one was going to hire me in (that) male-dominated world,” Hanna said. “So I started baking. It...
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Oct. 26 2017
This summer, three Lansing-area public parks became testing grounds for Sports Bin, a new program that encourages physical activity and team sports by providing free sports gear onsite. The idea is simple:...
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Oct. 12 2017
Nearly half of the $20,000 renovation cost was paid with money collected two years ago by the restaurant’s ardent fan base. The crowdsourcing campaign was enacted after Naing’s water was shut...
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Oct. 5 2017
Batter Up Bistro is a new breakfast-and-lunch spot opening today in downtown Lansing inside the former home of 621. The menu features house-made pastries and specialty coffee drinks. Cari DeLamielleure...
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Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.The Cedar Street Art CollectiveThe Cedar Street Art Collective, a...
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Sept. 21 2017
North Lansing restaurant becomes new home for ballet company Ballet may be thought of as a French art, what with all the pliés and jetés and pirouettes, but the classical dance style was...
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Sept. 14 2017
After 31 years in business, Office Furniture Outlet & Supplies in Lansing’s Eastside Neighborhood will permanently close on Wednesday, Sept. 20. There will be a half-off sale on many showroom...
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Sept. 7 2017
New in town Property developer Brad Ballein’s heard all the nicknames for the building he owns at the intersection of Abbot Road and Grand River Avenue in downtown East Lansing. Cursed Corner. The...
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Aug. 31 2017
Kingston KitchenKingston Kitchen, a scratch Jamaican cuisine restaurant, is set to open in Okemos late next month. Owner/operator Shawn Fearon studied culinary arts in Jamaica, but spent most of his...
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Aug. 24 2017
The Crafted BeanThe Willis, a mixed-use development near downtown Lansing, will soon be transformed into the second location for the Crafted Bean, a third wave coffee café in downtown DeWitt....
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Aug. 17 2017
Zane Vicknair (center) stands with Street Kitchen employees, Fez Noyola (left) and Lissa Blon-Jacot. Vicknair is the chef at Street Kitchen, a new food truck in Lansing’s Eastside Neighborhood....
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Aug. 10 2017
Working parents in Metro Lansing looking for unique, value-added daycare services have two new options to choose from
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Aug. 3 2017
Kazumi Japanese Steak & Sushi Bar opened last month in Holt. The traditional hibachi-style grill took over the location of Famous Dave’s, which closed last December. Metro Lansing’s newest...
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July 27 2017
A prominent Lansing decorative vegetation business is being transplanted to a new location. This will make room for a massive, new indoor market space. This month, the last of the plant care paraphernalia...
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July 20 2017
The owners of Knight Cap have sold the longtime downtown Lansing eatery. The father-and-son team of Leo and Gregory Farhat bought and renovated the restaurant in 2015. Allan I. Ross/City Pulse Two...