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Meet the People and Places of Downtown: Marcus Leslie

“I love cheesecake, I love desserts, I love food. Growing up, I can remember my dad making peach cobbler and experimenting with cakes, and I guess I picked up that spirit. If you had  asked me in high school what I was going to do when I got older, I would have told...
Places to Go in Downtown With CATA This Winter

Places to Go in Downtown With CATA This Winter

Guest Writer: Chioma Lewis This winter, get dressed in warm clothes and take a ride with CATA to discover downtown Lansing. Even when the ground is covered with snow, CATA can still take you on a journey to see the local attractions and beautiful scenery. CATA...

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Kick Off your New Year Resolutions in Downtown Lansing

Kick Off your New Year Resolutions in Downtown Lansing

Guest Writer: Laura Biehl 2024 is officially upon us and it’s time to pinpoint that New Year’s resolution. Downtown Lansing has several businesses that are eager to help you achieve those New Year goals. Check out the list below and tag #downtownlansing on social...

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Lansing food hall plans to add shuffleboard courts next year

Lansing food hall plans to add shuffleboard courts next year

A Lansing food hall is planning to open public shuffleboard courts next year. Lansing Shuffle opened earlier this year at the site of the old City Market along the riverfront. It includes five restaurants and a bar. The social club will begin offering enclosed...

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Mid-Michiganders share their 2024 New Years Resolutions

Mid-Michiganders share their 2024 New Years Resolutions

(The following is a transcription of the full broadcast story) 2024 is officially here and it's a new year full of new aspirations, that why I'm heading to the downtown Lansing neighborhood to check out what a few of our neighbors resolutions are! Some people were...

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Where to celebrate the new year in Mid-Michigan

Where to celebrate the new year in Mid-Michigan

Take a look at events happening in Mid-Michigan on New Year’s Eve: Greater Lansing Trinity Church in Lansing is hosting its One Gathering and ringing the Noon Year starting at 10 a.m. Sleepwalker Spirits and Ale in Lansing is hosting its Super Fancy New Year’s Eve:...

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At Veg Head, nutritious doesn’t mean flavorless

At Veg Head, nutritious doesn’t mean flavorless

Last week, I read a bizarrely mean-spirited and pointless editorial in the Detroit Free Press, bemoaning the fact that Lansing is the capital of Michigan and generally expressing how terrible our city is. Obviously, I disagree vehemently. I don’t feel like the...

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