Dec. 16 2015
In recent years, a seemingly unending flow of bohemian spirits and entrepreneurial developers — and the occasional crossbreed of the two — have swept into Old Town and infused it with disparate...
Dec. 9 2015
In June, unrelated accidental fires struck two longtime Metro Lansing businesses —first Bangkok House, a Thai restaurant just north of downtown Lansing, then Kean’s Store Co., a department...
Dec. 2 2015
Lansing’s culinary melting pot got a dash of Eastern European cuisine in late October when ChouPli Wood- Fired Kabob opened on the city’s west side
Nov. 25 2015
Generally speaking, if you happen to find yourself trapped in a small room with five other people and forced to solve a series of logic puzzles in order to escape — a process which may or may not...
Nov. 18 2015
Three new businesses in Williamston celebrated ribbon cuttings last week — with “new” being a relatively loose term here
Nov. 11 2015
Thanks in part to Metro Lansing’s vibrant Hispanic community, local diners have no shortage of choices for reputable Mexican cuisine. And coming soon to a scene already full of Cancuns, Aztecos,...
Central Pharmacy
Nov. 4 2015
Two years ago, registered pharmacist Michael Salquist was in a tough spot. Lansing Community Pharmacy, the independent pharmacy at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Kalamazoo Street he had worked at...
Mackerel Sky
Oct. 28 2015
Skeptics can scoff at the seeming bandwagon attitude of East Lansing’s recent rebranding as “the City of the Arts,” but the moniker is actually the capping of a long, slow march toward...
Oct. 21 2015
Well, today’s the day: Oct. 21st, 2015, the date Marty McFly got a peek at his density (er, destiny) in “Back to the Future Part II.”
Oct. 14 2015
Friday, tickets go on sale for Supu Sugoi, a new pop-up restaurant series coming to Metro Lansing next month
Fox 47 Morning News at 7
Oct. 7 2015
Back in the 1980s, when the Michigan tourism board’s “Pure Michigan” program was just a snuffle in the back of Tim Allen’s honeyed voice, the Great Lake State’s PR machine...
Lansing City Market Retail Market
Sept. 30 2015
Since it opened in 2010, the new incarnation of the Lansing City Market has slowly transitioned from a farmers market that just so happened to also have a bar into a home for the ever-expanding Waterfront...
Sept. 23 2015
For at least the next six months, Sauer will rent the space from Kelley and have total control over the menu, including buying his own ingredients and hiring his own staff. He’s keeping it simple...
Sweet Custom Jewelry/Peppino's Sports Grille
Sept. 16 2015
Just in time to appeal to all the proposers getting ready to get down on one knee between now and New Year’s Eve comes, a new husband-and-wife operation that opens Friday in Old Town. Sweet Custom...
Sept. 9 2015
You can call it a restaurant. You can call it a cocktail lounge. Just don’t call Bridge Street Social, the new eatery coming to downtown DeWitt early next year, a wine bar. Sure, one of the co-owners...
Back to school edition
Sept. 2 2015
Welcome back, consumers — I mean students! While you were gone this summer, a whole roster of new businesses opened within walking distance of the campuses of Michigan State University, Lansing Community...
Aug. 26 2015
Every now and then, the news itself makes the news, giving this old media ouroboros a good old mouthful of print, radio or television broadcasting news. This just in: Local CBS affiliate WLNS announced...
Aug. 19 2015
All the attention is on downtown Lansing this week, with the new “urban bakery” Glazed and Confused selling out of its pastries in mere minutes and Domino’s Pizza Theater firing up its...
Aug. 12 2015
It’s hard work to look good. With all of the microdermabrasion facials, body waxing, laser hair removal, vein treatments and cellulite management casting the allure of eternal youth, it can be a...
Aug. 5 2015
Most aspiring restaurant owners spend hours working with ingredients, trying to develop dishes that will get people hooked. Rahel Musa, owner/operator of Teff-Riffic, an Ethiopean food stand inside the...