The 10th annual concert series at Eastwood Towne Center offers a variety of mellow, easy listening music that’s free fun for concertgoers of all ages. The concerts take place every Tuesday at 6 p.m. now through Tuesday, Aug. 21. CAWLM stopped by during a performance on Tuesday, July 10 where we found visitors enjoying songs by Tim the Music Man.
“Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower.” - Albert Camus Really, Camus? Really? If you wanna’ get all existential about autumn, how about, “Autumn is about rain and raking leaves. Autumn is about going back to school. Autumn is about the stark reminder that winter is within a meteorologist’s snowball’s throw.” Hurray, it’s the autumn of our years! Oh, autumn also gives us football, harvest (and the really good seasonal brews), inspired poetry and more creative Read more [...]
Last week while browsing an antique store that had seen better days, I found these old glass insulators.They were thrown on the floor in a dirty, old bucket. I cautiously dug through them, waiting for something to scurry out — it was bit creepy in this place — and picked out three that looked most similar in color. Not knowing at the time exactly what I’d use them for or really what they were, I loved their weight, unique shape and embossed words on the sides. They had sort of an industrial Read more [...]
Was he a hero, a murderer or something in between? More importantly, does it really matter, because he’s really, really hot. Okay, of course it matters, but the answer may not come at the end of the rock musical Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, presented by Peppermint Creek Theatre Company Oct. 4 to 7 and Oct. 11 to 13. What can be guaranteed is a good time as 11 cast members play a variety of characters — all a little bit emo, a little bit hipster, all very good looking and all very confused Read more [...]
Making people happy is Ann Nguyen’s mission and frozen yogurt is her passion. Mix those two ingredients together, and you get Sugar Berry — a parlor that serves up flavorful frozen yogurt and fresh, fun toppings. Nguyen opened a new shop on the west side of Lansing in June of this year. It joins Nguyen’s first Sugar Berry that she opened at the end of 2010 in the Frandor area. She selected the Frandor location because it gets a lot of traffic. This second spot accommodates her customers Read more [...]
It's Friday night, what to do? A group of friends, including Editor Emily, decided to go out to dinner. We all heard great things about Tony Sacco’s, the new pizza place in Eastwood Towne Center, so we decided to give it a whirl. We walked up to a beautiful brick building with lots of windows and a spacious patio. The place was packed with patrons of all ages. We were greeted by a friendly hostess and handed a literal plastic piece of pizza that would let us know when we would be seated. In Read more [...]
BIO: Name: Jill Mason Family: Husband, Shaun and son, Brock College and Degree: Michigan State University, bachelor's degree in kinesiology, master's degree in kinesiology sports administration. Current Employer: Michigan State University Current Position: Director of Events and Spirit Teams As a student athlete, Jill Mason didn’t picture herself standing on the sidelines of Spartan stadium after graduation. But with a bit of soul searching, networking and a lot of hard work, Mason Read more [...]