Michigan’s capital city welcomes 1.5 million visitors a year. Downtown Lansing contains a diverse array of galleries, retail stores and restaurants; many of Michigan’s most prominent law firms, lobbyists, and other professional offices. Downtown is also home to state and local government, three higher education facilities, a minor league baseball team, a convention center, a diverse collection of non-profit organizations, and a budding residential community.
In May 2020, most of Greater Lansing's favorite restaurants, bars, bakeries and delis didn’t know if they’d survive the month. A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, many of them are hanging in there. Read to find out how 33 of them are doing, in their own...
There are now five finalists in the Lansing Built to Last competition. It’s an idea that formed in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Leaders in mid-Michigan saw the devastating impact the virus and related shutdowns were having on small businesses and wanted to help...