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Time Out With Timothy Muffitt

In addition to conducting and growing the successful Lansing Symphony Orchestra, nationally renowned conductor Timothy Muffitt is also a happy, local family man.

The Grand Gourmet of Eaton Rapids

Denene Vincent's approach has helped make her "Le Chat Gourmet" cooking classes and international tours big hits with adults, children and culinary adventurers.

Book Clubs and Brew Pubs

In Michigan, thereís nothing to compare with a summer afternoon spent lounging on the beach with a great book. Unless, perhaps, itís getting together with friends for a good book discussion accompanied by wine, beer and food.

The Best of Smoke-Free Lansing

Since forever Lansing bars have allowed smoking indoors, often with virtually no ventilation. Come May 1, this will all change thanks to a statewide non-smoking mandate from the Michigan legislature. We're going smoke-free, baby!

Editorís Pick: Taste and Tour Old Town

Old Town devotees and rookies need to make a point to get out to this weekend's Taste and Tour of Old Town.

Lansing's New Foursquare Mayors

Foursquare.com, the up-and-coming social networking app with a flair for local flavor, is giving rise to a new informal mayoral class in Lansing.

Top 10 2009

In 2009, we heard some great ideas regarding social business, entrepreneurship and the redevelopment of one the regionís most valuable assets ó the riverfront.

We also talked to individuals who are creating or have created incubators for the areaís best and brightest. Interestingly, these incubators run the educational gamut, providing services for elementary, high school and college students as well as start-ups.

Since itís the end of the year, we canít resist concluding with a few top 10 issues. This week, weíre running the Top Ten of 2009 so if thereís a feature, development or innovation story you missed during the year, hereís your chance to take another look.


Lansing's International Flavor

Tired of fast food wrappers and pizza boxes piling up in your car? Embark on a gastronomic quest by sampling some of Lansingís fine world cuisine.

Eastside Lansing's Golden Spoon

Nick Gavrilides has soup for you. With a focus on "going local" and a hearty commitment to Lansing, he's turning The Soup Spoon Cafť into a tasty Eastside tradition.

Michigan Avenue: What If?

The Michigan Avenue corridor might be primed for a facelift as citizens, students, professors and local governments look to take on the project themselves.

Landing in Lansing: The G'Day Issue

From vegemite to jumpers, the Chrome Cat to wedding cakes, here's Capital Gains' firsthand account of how one awesome Aussie landed in (and learned to love) Lansing.

Careening Car-Free in the Capital City

Jonathan Ritz agreed to maneuver his way around the Capital region for a week using only the bus system. Read on for the play-by-play of his care-free, car-free Capital City adventure.

Lansing in the Raw at Magdalena's

Miko Fossum wanted her business to reflect her values and beliefs. So she took her Eastside Lansing tea house to a whole new level of healthy.

Worldly Wine Venues Add Class and Cachet to Mid-Michigan Social Networks

Uncork Ingham County's wine culture and you'll find the largest wine-tasting club in the state, a microbiologist running one of Travelocity.com's favorite wineries, and a surprisingly sophisticated palate.
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