Clocking in to cope

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a state-wide lockdown; negatively impacting sales for small businesses. One business in particular opened late February on the busiest street in East Lansing. This was just days before the pandemic forced everyone to stay at home and socially distance themselves. “I’m also just trying to take it day by day”, said Dan Chilla. “Spring break happened and then we got back, we’re back to normal and then coronavirus hit”.

Brrs, Beards and Brews: a Lumberjack Festival

The second annual Lumberjack Festival was held in Old Town, Lansing, on Saturday, Feb. 24. The event featured a series of competitions involving strength, beards and mustaches, as well as a stream of food and merch vendors.