When summer rolls around, I'll take any excuse to be outside. Where cocktails tend to be a bribe to
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May is just around the corner and with that comes college graduation. As a graduating senior from
March 23rd is not your ordinary Friday. It is National Chip and Dip Day! The Greater Lansing region
Time to put all your pop culture, history, and whatever miscellaneous knowledge you’ve conjured up
November 1, 2017 by Nate Reens
Go ahead and wax poetic about the return of fall's color explosion, the cooler jeans-and-a-sweatshirt weather and the coming holiday spirit.
Yes, I admit, it’s brash to call an appetizer the “best.” There are scores of restaurants in Greater Lansing where you can eat appetizing food (stuffed delicata squash at Capital Prime, anyone?) and, of course, I haven’t tasted everything on every menu. So it’s probably more accurate to say the eats that follow are only my personal favorites.
August 17, 2017 by Nate Reens
Planning a night out in Greater Lansing can be a real headache. Not because there’s nothing fun to choose from but because there is so much to do that it's hard to narrow down the list.
With a slight chance of rain later in the day on Saturday, it looks like the forecast for Be A Tourist In Your Own Town this year is a good one. But it’s always a prudent idea to make provisions just in case the rain starts to fall.
Great fish is not just for Fridays.
No matter whether its Lenten season or not, the following Lansing area restaurants have great fish dinners. Find perch, cod or haddock – all fried up and served with chips (French fries) or go heart-healthy with some salmon, trout, mackerel or tuna, or try some delicious sushi.
This post was submitted by guest blogger Nate Reens.
I'm a sucker for big, brawny stouts. And coffee. And chocolate. Give me one of the three, I'm a happy camper. Get me two in a brew, I'll salute you. Combine all three, I'll worship the ground on which the brewers walk.
That's what makes it easy to make the rounds around Lansing, where creative craft beer, soon-to-be legendary liquors and winsome wines are making their mark as part of the Makers & Shakers beer, wine and spirits trail.
The thirsty tour around Greater Lansing has grown to 17 stops in just a matter of a few years. The taps, outside of a few mainstays at each brewery, are liable to rotate seasonally, just as the distillers are dedicating time to try new cocktail recipes.
The next time you decide to go for a leave of libation, keep these stops in mind:
- Amanda Toy, CMP, CGMP, GMS, CTA (4)
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- Mary Chris Hotchkiss, CMP, CTA (3)
- Matt Vande Bunte (14)
- Nate Reens (10)
- Stephanie Wohlfert, CMP, CTA (2)
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