Lansing’s rejuvenating art scene

Lansing has always appreciated art from local artists, whether that is music, film, or painting and sculpting. There are plenty forms of art that cover the area. Lansing is full of passion and creativity. With on-going art renovations in East Lansing, REO Town, Old Town, and on Michigan State University campus, Lansing may be viewed artistic, once again. Downtown East Lansing
Downtown East Lansing has a few art pieces throughout the downtown area.

Lansing becomes fourth Michigan area to offer Uber Eats delivery service

LANSING – Uber has taken its freelance-driver service a step further by helping hungry customers receive food from over 50 area restaurants. Customers can now use the same Uber account they use to hail rides to customize food delivery and track their orders. Uber Eats in Lansing is offering delivery to neighborhoods including East Lansing, Waverly, Southside, MSU and Okemos.  

The app is free to download and is user-friendly just like the ride portion of Uber’s business. Customers pick a participating restaurant, choose their meal, type in the delivery address, pay with a card on file, and receive their meal within the time provided.

Michigan State University renovates MSU Bakers shop with new storefront

Michigan State’s 50-year-old educational bakery has constructed an on-campus storefront at its Service Road location to offer more services to walk-in customers. MSU Bakers has been at the 220 Service Road location, near the Surplus Store, since 2007. Its students and experienced bakers create made-from-scratch goods such as bagels, breads, cookies, doughnuts and granola served in the dining halls, Sparty’s and Sparty’s Market. The new store hours are 7 a.m to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. The bakery, in addition to providing fresh treats for the MSU community, provides a learning opportunity for its student workers, said Leah Ball, communications manager for MSU Culinary Services, which runs the shop.

Major apartment complex planned for Grand River Avenue near Cedar Village

EAST LANSING, Michigan – The city is welcoming a new development project that will house students for fall 2019. The Hub of East Lansing will be located at 1000 East Grand River Ave. at Bogue Street. Chicago-based Core Spaces LLC is developing the new apartments, which will make Michigan State a more walkable campus by adding student living spaces close to many academic buildings. “I’m really excited about the new apartments coming to that area of campus,” said City Council member Aaron Stephens, an MSU pre-law senior elected last November.

Creative slider bar brings its 24 different patties to the state capital

LANSING, Michigan – Corktown’s Green Dot Stables has expanded to Lansing, less than a mile from Michigan State’s campus. 

The barn-styled slider bar at 410 S. Clippert St. opened Dec. 14., featuring a new-western atmosphere with small, handcrafted plates, perfect for a quick bite. Jacques and Christine Driscoll, owners of Green Dot Stables, are both MSU alumni who once called East Lansing home. Michelle Rahl, the director of business development at Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, says the chamber is excited for Green Dot Stables for a number of reasons.