June 24 2016
Last year, BAD Brewing Co. had a good problem. Too many people were showing up at the downtown Mason brewery. “We were having issues with people turning around and leaving because of how busy it...
June 22 2016
With its cone-shaped towers, carved stone arches and vintage attached railcar, Clara’s Lansing Station is more than just the most visually striking restaurant in town — since 1979, it’s...
June 15 2016
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign. At least that’s the way it seems along the 3100 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, where two signs — one new and one old — made a big splash...
June 8 2016
It’s going to be a sweet summer — the kind that gives dentists the cold sweats. Following the recent trend in Metro Lansing gourmet confectionaries that have opened in the last year —...
May 25 2016
With the recent spike in Lansing-area barbecue joints and microbreweries, being the hero of the summer backyard party has never been easier
May 18 2016
“We weren’t even seriously thinking about moving, but then I saw this building and just fell in love with it,” Smith said. “As soon as I walked inside, I said, ‘Here we are.’”...
May 11 2016
With construction cranes across the skyline, a thriving art, music and restaurant scene and a prominent appearance in a recent high-profile superhero movie, one might mistake Metro Lansing as a burgeoning...
May 4 2016
Over the next week, a 2,800-square-foot building in REO Town will undergo some big cosmetic changes as it transforms from a vacant law office into a destination hair salon. A gray hardwood floor will be...
April 27 2016
King’s buisness partner — and Bridge Street’s executive chef — is Michael Luther, owner of the Red Cedar Grill. The two met years ago when King was working as a wine rep. They stayed...
April 20 2016
With the international maker movement in full swing, Metro Lansing tinkerers, inventors and “toy hackers” have no shortage of outlets for their creativity. Last October marked the second...
April 13 2016
Since I graduated from college, I’ve found there are increasingly fewer mornings — or afternoons, for that matter — where I’ve woken with a pounding hangover followed by a pledge...
April 13 2016
As the rest of nature undergoes its annual spring rebirth this month (we’re done with all the snow, right?) the free 2016 Lansing Baby Fair Saturday at the Lansing Center will just be focusing on...
April 6 2016
Other highlights include a “Destroy All Cinema” event where local comedians apply a “Mystery Science Theater 3000”-style skewering to “Top Gun,” and a local music double...
April 6 2016
There’s a pretty big overlap between the “love sports” and “love alcohol” crowds. There’s just something about loosened inhibitions that enhances the vicarious feeling...
March 30 2016
The three Rs of good environmental stewardship — reduce, reuse, recycle — has gained an unofficial U addendum in recent years: Upcycling. This growing movement, which involves the transformation...
March 23 2016
“Rightsizing” is one of those business world buzzwords that’s often used to signal dire times for a company. But for Lou & Harry’s, it’s not a euphemism. With the opening...
March 16 2016
“My heart weighs heavy to say that I’m officially retiring,” it read in part. “The outcome is clear … leave on my own terms and not spend my time fighting a losing battle...
March 9 2016
“I fell in love with roasting and the art of coffee immediately,” he said. “The smells, the science behind roasting and brewing and the endless knowledge of an ever-evolving industry...
March 2 2016
“Thanks to our more than 10,000 consigners and loyal customers, we have outgrown our current location,” said owner Kellie Murphy in an email release
Feb. 17 2016
After the 2011 Metro Lansing medical marijuana dispensary bubble and its subsequent pop, local cannabis provision centers have mostly flown under the radar. They’ve also been mostly relegated to...

Subscribe to Our Newsletter