The hidden gems of the Greater Lansing area

The start of a new academic year calls for mastering the art of navigating CATA buses. What better way to do so than by uncovering the hidden treasures of Greater Lansing?

While Grand River Avenue and the MSU campus offer diverse activities, Greater Lansing has numerous unique and eclectic areas waiting to be discovered.

Whether you have some free time or a canceled class, you can grab a friend and embark on an adventure to explore Lansing’s unique shops.

Batter Up Bistro

When you’ve run out of Combo-X-Changes to use at Starbucks and Strange Matter, Batter Up Bistro is the place to go. Located in downtown Lansing, this bistro sets itself apart by pairing coffees with full menu items like their pan-seared salmon.

While this bistro is on the higher end of the pay scale for college students, Batter Up Bistro keeps its promise by using organic ingredients in every meal and serving freshly baked artisan bread daily.

When scrolling through Batter Up’s social media, you will find is an array of synonymous reviews all agreeing upon the same thing: their spectacular experience at Batter Up Bistro.

From a maple walnut salad to braised beef short ribs, Batter Up Bistro has the answers to any stomach-growling desires you might have. 

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