Local Publishers Find Challenges, Rewards


Publishing a newspaper or magazine amidst the buzz of social media and instant Web connectivity is challenging. However, two local publications have found success and longevity despite facing increased competition and shrinking advertising budgets.

2011 Strategic Business Luncheon


With another sunny day promising the arrival of spring, hosts of the 2011 Greater Lansing Strategic Business Luncheon—former The Bachelor and The Bachelorette television reality stars Ed Swiderski and Jillian Harris, both recognized for their national television engagement on ABC’s wildly popular reality series—settled in to speak.

Simply Elegant


Next to the bride, few things come close in comparison to the bride’s beauty other than the natural elegance of a flower. Quite literally, the bride and the floral arrangements are the prettiest visions of loveliness in the room. Naturally, then, selecting the perfect décor with complementing floral pieces is at the top of the “must do” list.

Providing a Perfect Place


The most important question is, of course, “Will you marry me?” The next question may well be, “Where should we get married?” Since most venues now book up to a year in advance (and sometimes more than that), it’s a question that needs to be answered quickly.

Photographers Rock!


Good wedding pictures are worth much more than a thousand words, which is why finding a photographer who can capture not just the events, but also the spirit of the day, is so important. Fortunately, brides-to-be have two can’t-miss choices in our area.

Jewelers Shine


Before the date is set and the dress is chosen, before the hall is booked and the cake flavor picked, a couple’s first step down the aisle often begins with a proposal and the presentation of an engagement ring. With the wedding season in full bloom, local fine jewelry stores are preparing for customers looking to make that once-in-a-lifetime jewelry purchase.

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