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A New Leg in the Journey of Lansing Eastside Gateway

In the early hours of Feb. 3, a fire destroyed Lansing Eastside Gateway, taking the life of one of its most dedicated staffers, 43-year-old John Bolan – someone Yvonne LeFave, founder of Lansing Eastside Gateway, considered a friend. LeFave’s other business, Go Green Trikes, a delivery service using heavy-duty electric-assist tricycles, sustained heavy losses in […]

Let’s Go Out to Eat: Patio Dining in Greater Lansing

There’s nothing like dining out, especially when it means dining outdoors, and many area restaurateurs are discovering that patio seating is a win-win for them and their customers. The proof of the pudding is in the percentages, with studies showing that patio seating can boost guest check sales by up to 30 percent. Also known […]

Coming to a Planet Near You

Several eco-friendly suggestions for Earth Day 2019 Earth Day has been coming around every year on April 22 since 1970. This year, businesses all over the world  have plans for honoring the magnificent planet we humans started shambling around on some 300,000 years ago. If you’re a business owner, what can you do to help […]

Performing Arts Center Proposed for Downtown Lansing

If the plans of Mayor Andy Schor and a lot of other people come to fruition, downtown Lansing has a performing arts center (PAC) in its future. The center would stand in addition to a multi-use performance stage in the works at Adado Park and the Capital Region Community Foundation’s plan for a performance space […]

In Michigan Will Cannabis-infused Drinks Elbow Beer Off the Shelves?

In November, Michigan became the first Midwestern state to legalize the possession of marijuana for recreational use when Proposal 1 was passed with 55 percent of voters in favor. Major players in the fight were Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, which supported the initiative, and Healthy and Productive Michigan, which opposed it.  These two […]

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