American Fifth Spirits is Lansing's only distillery. Located in an exquisitely renovated building on Larch across from Cooley Law School Stadium, American Fifth is open now with a tasting room as well as a retail operation.
Michigan Avenue Corridor
The Michigan Avenue and Grand River Avenue Corridor stretches from the Michigan State Capitol Building on the west, through Lansing's East Side, East Lansing and Michigan State University, and on to the Meridian Mall in Okemos. Currently served by CATA's #1 bus route making it simple to travel anywhere along the corridor, soon the Bus Rapid Transit will replace the #1 route with a significantly faster service. Stations will be set up to allow passengers to pay before entering the bus, people using wheelchairs will be able to roll right on the bus with little delay or trouble, and traffic lights will be coordinated to make the route move as fast as possible.
Formerly Gone Wired Cafe, the Avenue Cafe is an eclectic neighborhood hangout on Lansing’s Eastside – one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the entire country.
Located right on Michigan Avenue in the heart of the East Side neighborhood, the Avenue Flats from The Gillespie Company are brand new with an old time look.
Hot dogs and Mexican one block east of Lugnuts Stadium!
Beggar's Banquet is an East Lansing icon since 1973. The menu is diverse with something for just about everyone. The wine and beer lists are some of the best in East Lansing and the crowd is more diverse than other establishments in the area.
The fastest growing coffee franchise in the Midwest serving the world's best coffee. Always a wide selection of flavors and varieties. A Lansing staple.
We specialize in Cantonese cuisine, with a lunch and dinner buffet. The buffet features dim sum and sushi. The carryout dining menu (see the Menu page) is always available. The hours and prices for the buffet is below.
A lil bit country! a lil bit rock! a lotta FUN! Pool, Darts, Live bands, Djs, Tacos and Nachos. Never a cover for the ladies! Open Thurs Fri Sat 7pm-2am
Everybody Reads exists to provide services and resources to mid-Michigan’s underserved individuals, families and communities by offering a comprehensive bookstore and neighborhood center.
The Exchange has live music every night of the week. From smooth jazz, smokin' blues, popular dance tunes, hilarious interaction and there is never a cover. The Exchange has a top shelf liquor supply as well as the finest wines. Their award winning cosmopolitan martini is a must-try.
Relaxed or Wild? The decision is yours at harem, Lansing's first urban lounge. Whether dancing to your favorite music presented by Mid-Michigan's hottest DJ's or just relaxing on the couches with exotic martinis and bottle service, taking in the exhibition, harem is the place to be.
The Hosmer duplexes are right off Michigan Avenue at Hosmer St. Recently updated and in a great location. Just a few blocks to the Stadium District in one direction and Sparrow Hospital in the other.
The Knight Cap has been in downtown Lansing since 1969. Fine dining with a professional staff and a wonderful selection of spirits is why they have continued to be a downtown staple.
A gallery and design studio from artist Tiffany Klein.
The gallery features Klein’s own artwork, wall finishes, designer fabrics and American-made Vanguard Furniture.
Stained glass supplies, gifts and custom made windows, lamps and much more.
Lansing City Market, a proud charter member of the Michigan Farm Market Association, was established in 1909. After recent reconstruction, the market is now situated along majestic Grand River and open for business.
Rare, restored century old brick buildings house the custom builds. These true big city studio lofts offer on-site parking, private entrances, distinct open floor plans, high ceilings, exposed brick walls and natural wood ceiling joists along with all appliances and individual wa
Midtown Lansing is a new building having just opened in August 2014. It features 66 urban flats with studio and 1 and 2 bedrooms on 4 floors. Covered parking is available on the first floor which also includes a PNC bank. The apartments are very close to MSU and Frandor.
The Nuthouse Sports Grill came to be around the same time as the Lugnuts opening season. They've been serving a great menu with a wide selection of beers and other drinks. Pool tables and plenty of room for private parties.
Lansing's premier gentlemen's club. Perfect for a bachelor party or a late night cocktail.
The Radisson is downtown Lansing's best hotel. Centrally located for all the business of the capitol, events of the Lansing Center or the nightlife of Washington Ave, the Radisson is the place to stay.
Located directly across Michigan Avenue from the Lansing Lugnuts baseball stadium, the Stadium District is in the heart of the action downtown. With numerous restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues within walking distance, you'll never be far from the action.
Stober's has been open since 1933 and received Lansing's first liquor license after prohibition. Stober's has an eclectic crowd and welcomes customers from all walks of life, even some on four legs!
The idea is simple, bring the concept of high quality coffee to the residents, students and tourists of Lansing, Michigan! We will offer a significantly higher quality method of preparation and attention to detail.
Sunrise Market on Michigan Avenue on the east side offers international groceries from Middle Eastern, Indian and African.
From the roots of Famous Taco comes Ruben Aldaco's Taco 911. Mexican beers, tacos, burritos and the popular mush bowl are on the menu.
The beer selection is phenomenal and the location is great. The menu is mostly appetizers but they have the essentials.
Formerly known as Tavern on the Square, Tavern and Tap has moved up and expanded. Locally known as a political hangout, Tavern has a unique menu and a sophisticated crowd.
The Green Door Bar and Grill is a staple in the Lansing music scene. Long known for great live music and a big open dance floor, The Green Door is a great place to go out with a group of friends or meet new people. They serve standard pub fare and have a decent selection of beer and liquor.
The Loft is an entertainment venue located above Harem Urban Lounge and The Tin Can. The Loft is downtown Lansing's home for live music. You can expect to see a myriad of national, regional and local artists performing at The Loft, representing many genres.
The Oaks apartments located next to MSU campus. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments featuring newly remodeled kitchens, 2 level apartments with spiral staircases and 1.5 baths available. Outdoor pool & picnic area, volleyball, 24/7 fitness center, computer lab, entertainment room.
****Planned opening in 2016****
The Tin Can bar specializes in cheap booze, cheap food and cheap friends. So, if you like cheap, you will like us. We like people who like darts, chili dogs, internet juke boxes and drinking. And we have a really Big Deck.
Experience dining and social events in an unmatched setting. Enjoy the best view of the Capitol Dome as well as lunch, dinner and cocktails while unwinding on our patio. Entertain 12 to 125 clients, family and friends for any occasion in our fully furnished private dining rooms.
What Up Dawg is nestled amongst a few of the bars on Michigan Ave and serves up some awesome hot dogs!