New Online
Flash in the Pan

Potato Salad Perfection

Potato salad isn’t supposed to be a main event. Its humble job is to support other dishes as a kind of chunky mayonnaise — a creamy and tangy mortar between the important dishes. But the …
The Dish

Three-cheese grilled cheese delivers at Black Cat …And save room for the carrot cake

Look who’s back for another edition of my unofficial #comfortfoodcrawl. This time, I ventured out to downtown East Lansing’s Black Cat Bistro. During the height of the pandemic, I saw …
Out on the Town

Events & Happenings in Lansing This Week: June 29th

Wednesday, June 29  50 over Fitness - Meridian 50 Plus Stretch and Flex Exercise group.  9-10 a.m. Central Park Pavilion, 5151 Marsh Rd., Okemos. 517-853-4600. meridian50plus.com. …

Papa and me: A writer’s obsession with Hemingway

Mark Kurlansky, who has written nearly three dozen books, some about mundane topics with titles such as “Salt” “Paper” and “Cod,” and is working on a book about …
New In Town

MichiganMade Treats finds sweet spot

Holly McDermitt and Sarah Stratton have been friends for several decades. A few years ago, they decided to become business partners, with their bakery, Michigan Made Treats. Last week, they …
The Music Issue

Major works, world premieres burst from Lansing Symphony in 2022-‘23

A benevolent hippo just sat on your creeping dread of next year. Exciting young soloists at the top of their game, bucket-list musical experiences like Stravinsky’s explosive …

Can we stop with comments on physical appearance?

Emily Stivers had had enough.   After taking comments for months about her toothy smile, the state House candidate in the new 75th House District went to Facebook to vent about those who have …

A fair chance for felons

Our society isn’t particularly fond of felons. We lock them up for a long time — deservedly so in many cases — then treat them with suspicion and mistrust when they get out of …

Eye Candy of the Week: Auto-Owners new building

This week’s Eye Candy is the new Auto-Owners Insurance Co. building, which is on the company’s South Campus. Tucked away near Creyts Road and I496 in Delta Township, the …

As sewer project approaches, westsiders fear for their oases

The Westside Neighborhood is an urban jewel of towering trees, century-old houses and lush flowerbeds.  Residents speak fondly of the traffic islands that dot the streets, comparing them to …

News Highlights From the Last 7 Days: June 29, 2022

Pride flag burning captured on video Another Pride flag disappeared on Michigan Avenue in Lansing — but this time a secret camera captured the deed on video. It shows the perpetrator, a lanky …
Read the eEdition
Arts & Culture
Historical Society of Greater Lansing hosts walking tours
Thursday, June 23, 6:30 p.m.  Begins at Elderly Instruments, 1100 N. Washington Ave., Lansing  Thursday, June 30, 6:30 …
Read More
From Nick Adams to Malcolm X, these books cry Michigan
In a recent survey by National Public Radio, literary experts and listeners were asked to the name books that best represent each of …
Read More
Mighty Uke Day returns to Old Town
After two years of online festivals, the 12th annual Mighty Uke Day, a festival celebrating the ukulele, returns as an in-person event …
Read More
Grind those spices: Taste Coffee Co. makes it all from scratch
For Taste Coffee Co., the first step to any menu item is high-quality ingredients. General manager Molly Vanderwey said her …
Read More
Crawling with artists
 Bar crawls sound like fun to begin with, but they always leave you the worse for wear. A Creative Crawl has the opposite effect …
Read More
Calendarof Events
the best events listings in lansing

Connect with us

X