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For many, football is more than just a game–it’s sacred. And tailgating isn’t just a pleasurable pastime, it’s a mandatory ritual. Just like clockwork, fans gather around the stadium as pregame activities commence. And just as most fans expect to partake in at least a few rounds of cornhole before the game, they also expect to run into a few stereotypical people along the way. The lady that shows up in pink and knows nothing about football, the “tailgating mom” who brings sunscreen and sweatshirts for everyone. One thing is certain, even though all Spartans may bleed green, they definitely come in all different types. Watch this video to see if you can find someone you know, or maybe even yourself. 

I Spy...Lansing

September 13, 2016 by Lori Lanspeary

Walk around in downtown Lansing and you can find an abundance of details that might just be overlooked if you’re intent on just getting somewhere. Slow down and look closer and take notice of workmanship that you just don’t see in newer buildings. This is craftsmanship at its finest. If you look, you can see that the buildings are telling you their story.

We're lucky in Michigan, and of course in Greater Lansing, to have 4 distinct seasons in the year. Spring, Summer, Winter and Football season. Around here its Spartan football, and its fabulous return means a lot of good times and a rush of warm memories of victories passed.

Who hasn't wanted to be a part of a Guinness World Record? Okay, maybe not the longest fingernails or best beard on a lady...but one of the other awesome records! Like how about being a part of the biggest Cornhole Tournament the world has ever known? That sound like a good one? You know it does!

If there’s one thing I value, it’s variety. Routine bores me and the commonplace disinterests me. The same is true for my eating habits. Don’t get me wrong; I enjoy a traditional burger and beer joint as much as the next person, but I just prefer my burger to have a unique combination of toppings and my beer to be craft. Maybe that sounds snobbish, but I can’t help I have an innate desire to constantly try new foods and explore new places. Can you relate? If so, you’re probably a fellow foodie and will appreciate these restaurants in Greater Lansing that serve up delicious and unique dishes:

Summer’s not over quite yet. Grab your girls, your best friends or the fam and plan on a great getaway to Greater Lansing. Festivals, great patio dining, great one of a kind attractions and outdoor adventure awaits.

Common Ground Music Festival 2016 has come and gone and while festival headliner, Dierks Bentley, is probably back on a beach somewhere; you might be back on the hunt for more great music. Fortunately, great tunes abound during the summer months in Greater Lansing and you can find a concert series taking place almost every day. But what happens when summer is over and you need your entertainment fix? Well, you high-tail it to one of these seven venues that offer live music year-round.