Lansing Points of Pride

Lansing is home to the state Capitol and the Michigan State Spartans but those are not the only things to be proud of within the Capital City.

It's time to recognize the great achievements Lansing has accomplished and the businesses and people who make us all proud to Love Lansing like a Local!

Food Network Host Guy Fieri Featured These Local Joints on Diners, Drive-ins & Dives

Award Winning & Notable Accomplishments

American Fifth Spirits

Won Gold Medal for Bourbon and Bronze Medal for Gin at the San Francisco International Spirits Competition

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Julie Pingston

Alfreda Schmidt Award from the South Lansing Business Association

River Town Adventures

Michigan’s Seasonal Operator Star of the Year at the Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism

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Saddleback BBQ

Michigan Small Business Development Center Small Business of the Year Award in 2017

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The English Inn

Members of Distinguished Restaurants of North America- One of Fewer Than 800 Restaurants

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The State Room

Best of Award of Excellence 2017 by Wine Spectator Magazine (12th consecutive year)

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Sweetie-Licious Bakery

Award Winning Pies by the American Pie Council Crisco National Pie Championships and Food Network

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Lansing Rated #75 Best City

Lansing was ranked as the #75 best city in the 2023 America’s Best Cities list! Best Cities lists Lansing’s diversified economy…

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Brainiest City

16th Brainiest City by The Atlantic Cities Place Publication


Awarded Best Large CVB in Michigan by Michigan Society of Association Executives

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Ranked High Schools

Newsweek Ranks East Lansing and Okemos High Schools Among the Best in the Nation

East Lansing

Entrepreneur Magazine Ranked East Lansing as One of the “10 Best College Towns to Start a Business”

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Best Ballpark Renovation

Cooley Law School Stadium & Gillespie Group won the Ballpark Digest Award for Best Ballpark Renovation

Most Educated: EL

East Lansing has been Named the Most Educated City in Michigan by Insurify

Michigan State University

Most Recruited

Named 39th Most Recruited University in the World by Global Business Leaders by New York Times

Broad Art Museum

Architectural Digest named MSU's Broad Art Museum one of the "Best University Art Museums in America."

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#1 in Supply Chain

Michigan State University named #1 in Supply Chain Management by U.S. News & World Report

#1 in Nuclear Physics

Named #1 in Nuclear Physics ahead of MIT by U.S. News & World Report (4th consecutive year)


The U.S. Department of Energy has selected MSU to design and establish the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Hospitality Business

Ranks #3 in Best Hospitality and Hotel Management School in the World by CEOWORLD Magazine