Did you know that each year Michigan’s agricultural industry provides $101.2 billion to the state’s economy? Each time you stop at a farm or farmers’ market to buy locally grown food, you are helping the economy thrive. You are also promoting environmental sustainability, as buying locally reduces costs from transportation and packing materials. Aside from […]

You may have heard that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, but at Old Town Scrapfest one man’s trash is another man’s masterpiece. Brought together by metal scraps, artistic skill and sheer creative ingenuity, the Lansing community has been celebrating Scrapfest since 2009. Here’s how it works: Teams are given an hour to search […]

Downtown Detroit is on the rise; buildings are being restored, new businesses are opening and The District Detroit will eventually become a revitalized sports district filled with amenities that any city would boast about, including parks, shops, theaters, bars and restaurants. This resurgence of downtown brings consequences, however, as gentrification is becoming an unsettling reality […]

According to USA Today’s 10BEST poll, Grand Rapids is Beer Capital USA. But Michigan’s Capital City is doing its part to keep up with the booming craft beer scene, too. National Beer Day is approaching (April 7) as well as the perfect beer-drinking weather; here are five local breweries and events in the Lansing area […]