325 results total, viewing 281 - 300
Two local joints that have popped up since fall you may have missed are Social Cloth Cafe & Bakery and Sunshine Diner. more
Roots rock  [Video]
I was on the hunt for the Winter Pebbles, an assortment of turnips, potatoes, carrots, beets, parsnip and winter radishes that some enterprising farmers at the market sell as a mix. They look like a basket of gleaming jewels. They remind me of Fruity Pebbles, the breakfast of Flintstones.   more
Need plans for the weekend? Why not check out the Meridian Township Farmers’ Market’s renovated digs? The market is stepping in 2021 on Saturday by opening up its winter season outdoors at its new Marketplace on the Green Venue at 1995 Central Park Drive, Okemos. more
It’s a new year, so what better time to catch up with some new businesses in town? more
A floor speech by state Sen. Tom Barrett, R-Charlotte, last month alleged that Michigan Liquor Control Commission inspectors preyed on the “human compassion” of the owners of Charlie’s Bar and Grill in Potterville by suspending its liquor license for operating despite a state-ordered shutdown during the pandemic.  more
As part of Meridian Township's Village of Okemos project, the Travelers Club International Restaurant & Tuba Museum is undergoing demolition. A neighboring block, the former home of Bottoms Up Lingerie and Okemos Ace Hardware, is scheduled for demolition next week. more
The New Year is often a time to contemplate one’s relationship with calories. After months of culturally sanctioned gluttony, we find ourselves suddenly facing a cold empty chasm, facing a familiar question: will we fill this void with purpose, or leftover eggnog?  more
You probably don’t need to be reminded that it was a hard year for local business, but it’s an impossible fact to avoid when recapping 2020. As soon as the coronavirus pandemic took full effect in March and the first wave of “Stay Home, Stay Safe” orders were in place, the world of brick and mortar took a vicious throttling. more
Capital City Deli, located inside Meijer Capital City Market, offers gourmet sandwiches and salads whether you’re at the new shopping center for some groceries or just to pick up a quick bite to eat. more
As he reflects on 25 years of success, Biggby Coffee cofounder and co-CEO Bob Fish recalls a faithful trip to Seattle back in 1993 as the moment he knew specialty coffee would finally takeoff nationwide.  more
Royal Scot Bowling and Golfing Center is set for a hearing next month. more
After suffering delays from construction and the pandemic, Jolly Pumpkin Café & Brewery has finally found some footing in East Lansing. It’s another part of the Center City District project to come to fruition, along with Target and Barrio Tacos. more
To skirt limits on indoor dining, many restaurateurs are investing in heat lamps, igloos and other devices to keep their guests warm enough to dine outdoors in Michigan’s cold climate. more
Recording a new song during a pandemic seemed like an impossibility. But when he looked out upon a world filled with negativity and pain, Heideman decided that he couldn’t keep the song to himself. more
The iconic site of the first Biggby Coffee shop in East Lansing is set to be turned into another parking lot, despite concerns from public officials over the necessity of more surface parking. And even the owners of the property are starting to recognize that it may be an “atrocious” idea. more
Lansing Poet Laureate Laura Apol is joining EVERYbody Reads bookstore for an online fundraising event to benefit the Greater Lansing Food Bank’s Garden Project. more
517 Coffee Co., a local coffee roaster that cut its teeth as a popular farmers market vendor, is on the cusp of finally opening its very own brick-and-mortar space. more
Leftovers season stretches from Thanksgiving until early January. This year, I’m anticipating more leftovers than usual, as the average dinner party will be smaller, but the average turkey will not. more
The Hertel family pigskin will have a blank on it for 2020. more
When COVID-19 and the ensuing statewide lockdown caused the temporary closure of a vast majority of Michigan businesses, it was only logical to shelve our annual Top of the Town contest. But as local retailers and restaurants began returning (albeit with some necessary changes) we opted to reboot it with special conditions. more
« Prev | 1 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.

Connect with us