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Bringing personalized craft coffee to the Lansing community Doug Mains is a local entrepreneur who’s had over 10 years of experience in customer service and coffee. Along with his wife, Lindsey, he runs Lansing’s only mobile espresso bar, Runabout Coffee Co. His journey to Runabout has been filled with numerous other business endeavors. His previous coffee […]

The Michigan Chicken Wing Festival celebrates 5 years For decades, chicken wing festivals have existed in the United Kingdom and throughout the United States. Thanks to the impassioned vision of Shirley Carter-Powell, the Michigan Chicken Wing Festival (MCWF) will be holding its fifth event this year at Lansing’s Adado Riverfront Park from Aug. 31-Sept. 1.  […]

One MSU grad student’s contribution to the war on global warming With Earth Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time of year to shine a light on those in our community who have devoted their lives to better understanding the physical world so that the rest of us might learn how to […]

The days are getting longer and sunnier, and what better way to celebrate that than to step out and see what these capital city streets have to offer? Here are just a few of the super rad Lansing area events coming up this April/May that our ing staffers are the most excited to attend! April […]

INspiring the Lansing Community and Beyond The Lansing area is budding with talented individuals working tirelessly to expand the reach of capital-area culture in all types of artistic styles and forms. One local company that specializes in the art of movement is Okemos’ INstitute of Dancers.  Offering classes in hip-hop, contemporary, heels, ballet and jazz […]