Where to Spend Your Hard-Earned Cash: A Grad Student’s Guide to Lansing, MI Compiled by: MSU Fisheries and Wildlife Dept. Graduate Student Organization www.fw.msu.edu/orgs/gso September 2004 Breakfast Flap Jack Shack Clara’s Lansing Station 3000 E. Grand River 637 E. Michigan East Lansing Lansing Flap Jack Shack Theio’s 6927 S. Cedar 2650 E. Michigan Lansing Lansing Flap Jack Shack Theio’s 1601 S. Waverly 4518 S. Cedar Lansing Lansing Big Apple Bagels Golden Harvest Restaurant 248 E. Saginaw 1625 Turner East Lansing Lansing Coral Gables 2838 E. Grand River Lansing Ethnic Altu’s (Ethiopian) Taj ( Indian) 1312 Michigan 2820 E. Grand River East Lansing Lansing Sindhu’s (Indian) Taste of Thai (Thai) 4790 S. Hagadorn 1105 E. Grand River East Lansing East Lansing India Palace (Indian) Thai Kitchen (Thai) 340 Albert Ave. 2843 E. Grand River East Lansing East Lansing Bangkok House (Thai) 420 E. Saginaw Lansing Hong Kong Restaurant (Chinese) Woody’s Oasis 315 S. Homer (Mediterranean) Lansing 970 Trowbridge East Lansing Carabba’s (Italian) 6540 W. Sagniaw Woody’s Oasis Lansing (Mediterranean) 2398 Jolly Emil’s (Italian) Okemos 2012 E. Michigan Lansing Woody’s Oasis Bar and Grill (Mediterranean) Korea House (Korean) 211 E. Grand River 978 Trowbridge East Lansing East Lansing El Azteco (Mexican) Deluca’s (Italian) 225 Ann St 2006 W. Willow East Lansing Lansing (Rooftop patio) Sultan’s (Mediterranean) El Azteco (Mexican ) 4790 S. Hagadorn 1016 W. Saginaw East Lansing Lansing (Free chips and salsa) PF Chang’s Chinese Bistro Gourmet Village (Chinese) (Chinese) 4790 S. Hagadorn 2425 Lake Lansing East Lansing Lansing Casual Dining Georgio’s Pizza Georgio’s Pizza 120 Charles 1010 E. Grand River East Lansing East Lansing Mancino’s Pizza and Grinders 2843 E. Grand River Korner Kitchen Restaurant East Lansing and Cappuccino 1001 Mt. Hope Rd. Travelers Club International Lansing Restaurant and Tuba Museum McAllister’s Deli 2138 Hamilton 2901 Preyde Blvd. Okemos Lansing Nuthouse Gus’s Watershed 420 E. Michigan 5965 Marsh Rd. Lansing Haslett Harrison Road House Claddagh’s Irish Pub 720 Michigan 2900 Towne Center Blvd. East Lansing Lansing Pizza House Jersey Giant Subs 4790 S. Hagadorn 529 E. Grand River East Lansing East Lansing Fine Dining Dusty’s Cellar Evergreen Grill 1839 W. Grand River 327 Abbot Rd. Okemos East Lansing The Knight Cap Bravo Cucina Italiana 320 E. Michigan 2970 Towne Center Blvd. Lansing Lansing Seasons Bistro Mitchell’s Fish Mart 5100 Marsh Rd. 2975 Preyde Blvd. Okemos Lansing Ice Cream MSU Dairy Store Ice Cream Joe’s 1140 Anthony Hall 4131 W. Saginaw MSU Campus Lansing Maggie Moo’s Melting Moments 2981 Preyde Blvd. 313 E. Grand River Lansing East Lansing Tasty Twist 1306 East Grand River East Lansing Coffee Shops Beaner’s Beaner’s MSU Union 4756 Marsh Rd MSU Campus Okemos Beaner’s Cappuccino Café 1331 E. Grand River 1500 W. Lake Lansing East Lansing Lansing Crunchy’s Nuthouse Sports 254 W. Grand River Bar and Grill Lansing 420 E. Michigan (Karaoke on Friday nights!) Lansing Reno’s East Side Beggar’s Banquet Sports Bar and Grill 218 Abbot Rd. 1310 Abbot Rd. East Lansing East Lansing (Go Wednesday night for half off wine night!) Rum Runners Dueling Piano Bar Paul Revere’s Bar 601 E. Michigan 2703 E. Grand River Lansing East Lansing Stober’s Cocktail Lounge Buddies Pub and Grill 812 E. Michigan 3048 Lake Lansing Lansing East Lansing (Go play shuffleboard!) Buddies Pub and Grill Woody’s Oasis 1937 W. Grand River Bar and Grill Okemos 211 E. Grand River East Lansing Art’s Bar and Grill 809 E. Kalamazoo Lansing (Great pizza!) Spartan Sports Den 1227 E. Grand River East Lansing (Big screen and satellite TV) Douglas J Aveda Institute Steven L Marvin 331 E. Grand River 209 E. Grand River East Lansing East Lansing ($15 haircuts by cosmetology students plus a head Hair and Body Elements massage!) 16800 S. Chandler East Lansing Master Cuts In Meridian Mall Panopoulos Salon Okemos 3050 W. Lake Lansing ($13.95 for students) East Lansing Goodrich’s Shop-rite 940 Trowbridge Randall’s Better Health East Lansing 305 N. Clippert (Locally owned with a great Lansing beer and wine selection as well!) East Lansing Food Co-op 4960 Northwind Horrock’s Farm Market East Lansing 7420 W. Saginaw Lansing Randall’s Better Health 6235 W. Saginaw Lansing Lansing City Market 333 N. Cedar Lansing (Year round farmer’s market, Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat, 8am-6pm) Meridian Farmer’s Market 5153 Marsh Rd. Okemos (Summer farmer’s market, Wend. and Sat.) Tom’s Party Store Big Ten Party Store 2778 E. Grand River 1108 E. Grand River East Lansing East Lansing Oade’s Big Ten 314 S. Clippert Lansing Dicker and Deal Dicker and Deal 1701 S. Cedar 710 E. Kalamazoo Lansing Lansing Goodwill Industries Volunteers of America 6936 S. Cedar 430 N. Larch Lansing Lansing 2nd Time Around 4737 Marsh Rd. Okemos Schuler Books and Music Schuler Books and Music 1902 W Grand River 2820 Towne Center Blvd Okemos Lansing Tuesday Morning Linens ‘n Things 2825 E. Grand River 300 Frandor East Lansing Lansing World Market Pier One Imports 300 Frandor 4950 Marsh Rd. Lansing Okemos Bed Bath and Beyond 1982 W. Grand River Okemos Art Van Furniture Store 8748 W. Saginaw Lansing Cabela’s 110 Cabela Blvd. East Galyan’s Dundee, MI Meridian Mall Okemos Jay’s Sporting Goods 8800 S. Clare Ave. Velocipede Peddler Clare, MI 2758 E. Grand River East Lansing Gander Mountain 430 N. Marketplace Blvd. Playmaker’s Lansing 2299 W. Grand River Okemos Dunham’s Sports (Great running store. Also 3301 E. Michigan offers training groups!) Lansing Parks Check out parks.cityoflansingmi.com Fitzgerald Park Grand Ledge MSU Ag Expo Grounds Behind MSU Credit Union off Crescent St. MSU campus (The unofficial East Lansing dog park) RiverTrail See map at http://parks.cityoflansingmi.com/rivertrail_map.pdf Access areas off Kalamazoo in East Lansing, Potter Park Zoo (Great for biking, rollerblading, walking) Lake Lansing Parks North South 6260 E. Lake Dr 1621 Pike St Haslett Haslett (X-ski in winter, dogs allowed. Picnic areas, playground) Potter Park Zoo 1301 S. Pennsylvania Lansing (Admission ~$6/person plus $3 for parking) Harris Nature Center 3998 Van Atta Rd. Okemos (Walking trails) Fenner Nature Center 2020 E. Mount Hope Rd. Lansing (Walking trails) Burchfield Park 881 Grovenberg Rd. Holt (Beach, kayak rental, hiking and mountain bike trails, toboggan run and sledding hills in winter) Rose Lake State Wildlife Research Station 8562 East Stoll Rd. East Lansing (Public hunting grounds with wetlands and deer check station. X-ski in winter, dogs allowed) Fishing Holes Lake Interstate Exit off 69 south (Fishing deck and shore fishing. Panfish and bass) Red Cedar River Lansing area No shore fishing allowed on campus (Panfish, smallmouth bass, pike in summer. Salmon in fall. Steelhead in spring) Grand River Lansing area (Smallmouth bass, salmon, catfish, walleye and carp) Lake Lansing Haslett (panfish, bass and pike) Celebration Cinema NCG Cinemas 200 E. Edgewood Blvd. 2500 Showtime Dr. Lansing Lansing (THX sound and IMAX screen) Video-To-Go 300 N. Clippert Lansing (Great get-one-free deals!) Lansing Civic Players Riverwalk Theatre 2300 E. Michigan Ave. 228 Museum Lansing Lansing Summer Circle Theatre On the shores of the Red Cedar MSU Campus Check out www.summercircle.org (Free summer play series) Wharton Center MSU Campus Check out www.whartoncenter.com (Discounted student tickets to some events) Metodi C. Pogoncheff Jeff Lonier 2628 Lake Lansing Rd 601 W. Grand River Lansing Okemos Riverfront Animal Hospital 721 N. Larch Lansing Animal Clinic MSU Vet School MSU Campus Ailurophile Cat Clinic 432 N. Homer Lansing Dr. Kim Blasko Home Pet Care 487-8428 (In home pet care) Mt. Hope Veterinary Hospital 2835 E. Mt. Hope Lansing Lansing Veterinary Urgent Care 5133 S. Martin Luther King Lansing Thank you to all the grad students, faculty and staff who contributed to this list! You’ve helped to make Lansing home!