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Feb. 21 2019
This micro barber shop nestled in The Hive co-working space will be the latest destination for Lansing’s grizzled dudes to turn into dapper gentlemen
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Jan. 24 2019
Owner Yohana Ferra left Cuba and arrived in Lansing in 2014. She spent her past life working as a baker in Havana. But her new life in the United States gave her a jolt — with newfound access to...
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Jan. 17 2019
Cheng, a New York native from Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood, moved to Lansing in the early 2000s with his parents and started longtime Lansing Chinese takeout staple China Garden on Mt. Hope
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Jan. 10 2019
Six simulators rigged with the latest and greatest in golfing technology will provide Greater Lansing golfers a new home during the frigid months. Better yet, patrons can expect a full service bar and...
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Jan. 3 2019
On the ground floor of a pole barn style structure is Lansing’s latest hangout for all things caffeine. opened up Dec. 17 below the Ministry Ink tattoo parlor on the west side. Both businesses are...
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Dec. 27 2018
Among the old places with new faces is the remodeled Art’s Pub, taken on by longtime friends of the prior owners, Greg and Nick Sinicropi. Under the Sinicropis’ ownership, the bar preserved...
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Oct. 25 2018
“There isn't really a lot of resources for printing in Lansing, but T-shirts and apparel are things everyone loves,” Kristen said. “We learned to print with the intention of opening a...
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Oct. 18 2018
This old eastside NAPA auto garage is poised to house Lansing’s newest small business incubator. Christened the Lansing Eastside Gateway, the business will sell community-made goods out of two “phases”...
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Oct. 4 2018
“Coffee is such a social drink and my goal as a coffee roaster is to always support people when they get together,” said Robert Flanders, Urban Cup proprietor and artisan coffee maker. “Whether...
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Sept. 27 2018
“They always put ‘authentic Mexican restaurant’ on the sign when it’s actually Tex-Mex food,” Tacos Monterrey owner Ismael Alejandro Puente Rodriguez said. “After working...
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Sept. 20 2018
There will be vegetarian options, including a green and white grilled cheese with mozzarella and pesto, Lajcaj said. “We are working on vegetarian burgers and veggie hot dogs for coneys. We are also...
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Sept. 13 2018
The time consuming process of slow cooking pork and brisket is the same, but Fidler’s tries to ease off on a heavy smoker flavor, Taylor said. “We compliment the flavor profile, rather than...
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Sept. 6 2018
“We were thinking, ‘What is the best place to be for the whole year in Lansing?’” The Old Town neighborhood was it. Taking jobs in construction to support his family and dream,...
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Aug. 30 2018
“Over the last many years, I’ve unfortunately seen south end businesses close down and go to what they think is a busier or better part of town and another town close by. There is a lot to...
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July 19 2018
The REO Town Marketplace was instrumental to Thrift Witch’s success, said King. “Since I’ve moved in and met all the other women in here, everyone is really smart and knows their business,”...
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June 21 2018
Focusing on a modern industrial look with the remodel, Sinicropi said “There are a lot of wood floors and refinished cement floors. Instead of low ceilings, we’ve got high exposed ones we’ve...
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June 7 2018
“If you walk in, it’s kind of like stepping into a darker space. It's welcoming. It feels old but also contemporary and there’s lot of textual elements like the marble prints, the wood,...
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April 12 2018
“It’s going to take me 10 years to get where I want to be, but I think people will eventually fly here for the chocolate,” Zsigo said. “There are stores in New York, France and...
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April 5 2018
Miller started working there in 1970 when it was called Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips. He was 16, and just about to enter his junior year at Eastern High School
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March 29 2018
Cars snaked down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard as customers waited for popular favorites from the original restaurant’s heyday, including the red all-meat burrito and the beef enchilada combo,...