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DeWitt welcomes new chiropractor

A new chiropractor has opened for business in DeWitt.

According to excerpts from the article:

“I just kept missing Michigan and I’m glad to be back,” said the DeWitt High School grad whose new clinic, Chambers Chiropractic at 12775 Escanaba, has been open three months.

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Old Town businesses mark move, opening

An Old Town business celebrated its openings and another marked its new location last week.

According to excerpts from the story:
 
Redhead Design Studio, which recently moved to the Walker Building at 1135 N. Washington Ave., and new restaurant Meat Southern B.B.Q. & Carnivore Cuisine, 1224 Turner St., were part of a ribbon-cutting event that spotlighted their new locations in Lansing’s Old Town business district.

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Lansing companies focus on global communication

Fathy Shetiah, owner of 7C Lingo, has witnessed a rise in the need for business interpreters in Lansing, as well as those interested in becoming them. 
 
According to excerpts from the article:

As the economy globalizes, the need for people who can translate written documents or interpret during business meetings is increasing. Locally, companies such as 7C Lingo want to capitalize on the demand by expanding their services into cultural sensitivity training and digital translation using a webcam and an Internet connection.

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Delivery service comes to MSU

A new business allows East Lansing residents and students to order delivery from restaurants that typically do not offer those services.

According to excerpts from the article:
 
Straight2YourDoor, an online delivery service operated out of an office at 2875 Northwind Drive, opened last Monday, bridging the gap between customers and local restaurants that don’t have an option for delivery.

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New Eastwood pizzeria to open on May 21

An expanded section of Eastwood Towne Center that will soon host four new restaurants saw its first open on Monday.

According to excerpts from the article:
 
Tony Sacco’s Coal Oven Pizza will occupy 4,500 square feet in The Heights at Eastwood, a new, roughly $45 million mixed-use development north of the shopping center along U.S. 127 and Lake Lansing Road. The pizzeria will open at 11 a.m. Monday. Other restaurants are expected to open in the coming months, including Bar 30, a 7,900-square-foot restaurant and nightclub; Carlos and Jorge’s, a 5,000-square-foot Latin eatery; and Eleven Prime, an 8,000-square-foot steak and wine bar.

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MSU to host international trade conference

Lansing’s business community will have the chance to network and learn at upcoming conference focused on international trade.


According to excerpts from the article:
 
The Port Lansing 2012 Global Logistics Conference is scheduled for Tuesday at the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University. Speakers will include former Michigan Gov. James Blanchard and Michael Finney, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

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Michigan State Creates Spartan Innovations to Launch Spin-Offs

The new MSU subsidiary Spartan Innovations will help the university’s faculty and students form spin-off companies based on technology developed at MSU, while also building the local culture of entrepreneurship.

According to excerpts from the article:

Hasemann says Spartan Innovations will provide five key resources: university-wide entrepreneurship education that engages the community, stipends to support student startup business participation, CEO mentors-in-residence to help manage startups and take MSU technology to market, access to a network of external angel and early-stage investors, and gap funding from the MSU Foundation to support the earliest stages of MSU technology development.

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Potterville resident to publish children's book

Pottervile resident Jo Lehman will soon be publishing a children's book called A Run in the Park with the help of 2 Moon Press. 


According to excerpts from the article:

The soon-to-be children’s book, which will be available at Barnes and Noble and on the Web site Amazon.com, was created during a car trip that Lehman took with a few of her grand-kids. The ride to Florida was noisy, remembered Lehman, and the youngsters were all chatting.

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Lansing Couples on a Smart Budget Establish Dessert Trend

Okemos-based Gellocake brings an inexpensive dessert option to Lansing-area events. 

According to excerpts from the article:

Local TV station Production Manager Rob and his newlywed wife Jesse decided to hire Gellocake LLC to cater their wedding after hearing a recommendation from Jesse's father. Gellocake is a growing licensed home-based bakery run by Dessert Designer Lilian Chavira. Jesse mentioned that she loved how Lilian worked with them. She really made it easy to bring our ideas to life on a specific budget.

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The World's Best Wine Cellars: For Billionaires And Maybe For You Too

East Lansing-based Revel Cellars has been getting national attention, including some celebrity cients.

According to excerpts from the article:

What do billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson, former Amway CEO Dick DeVos, and celebrity adopters Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have in common?

At first glance, not a whole lot. To see the connection, you would have to look at their wine cellars, designed and painstakingly built by Revel Custom Wine Cellars, which someone familiar with the company described to me as “the Bentley of wine cellars.”

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Food trucks could move into E.L. with council approval

The East Lansing city council will consider a policy to allow food trucks to operate downtown.
 
According to excerpts from the article:

The policy revision builds on guidelines approved last year allowing food cart vendors to operate at three different locations in the city.
 
The revision would set aside space at two metered parking spaces near the Albert Avenue and Division Street intersection for two food trucks.

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St. John's liquid fertilizer business growing

The St. Johns business, Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers is growing into a new, 50,000 square foot facility.

According to excerpts from the story:

But the company soon plans to have ample room and then some for its growing staff. The company currently has 26 employees — seven added last month — and will add more as needed.

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Mason's Dart Container buying Solo Cup in $1B deal

Mason's Dart Container Corp. has announced the purchase of Solo Cup Co. in a $1 billion deal.

According to excerpts from the story:
 
Dart, based in Mason, said in a statement the deal to take over rival cup maker Solo is expected to close during the third quarter that ends in September.

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Fugly McGillicuddy part of growing Lansing-area fashion sector

A Webberville designer is getting national attention for his t-shirt designs.

According to excerpts from the article:

The meticulously detailed, carefully crafted caricature-like drawings that find a home on the bright T-shirts and sweatshirts in a clothing rack in Montalvo’s Webberville office make up the world of Fugly McGillicuddy, the clothing veteran’s local line he launched about a year ago.
 
Now, his work is grabbing the attention of some emerging musical artists and could end up with national TV exposure. He joins several other designer-entepreneurs who are helping build a fashion base in the Lansing area.

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LCC grads start new tie-dye business

Two St. John's entrepreneurs are finding success with their new business, Tie Dye Inc.

According to excerpts from the article:

Fox and Lenneman, both graphic design majors at Lansing Community College, have been working on their tie-dye business for about five months. Starting out small, Fox and Lenneman work out of their homes; specifically the dining room.

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