What you´re getting for your money is anyone´s guess. Vacant´s violet-colored logo of a blindfolded tiger is cryptic. Even the address of the event is a mystery: The site says it will happen "Somewhere in REO Town," between 7 and 11 p.m., but gives no more information.
We’re part way there in Lansing. We’re not a crime-ridden dump like Saginaw or Flint, but we don’t quite have the buzzing, go-to downtown like Indianapolis or Madison either. The Stadium District and the revamped Ottawa Street Power Station shows us what’s possible, but there are plenty of examples of what still needs to be done.
MEDITERAN DELI This bright, casual deli is set up as a New York-style takeout, but there are about 10 seats, if you want to sit by the window and watch the world go by. It offers fresh rotisserie chicken, pork and lamb, as well as fresh salads and wraps. 333 S. Washington Sq., Lansing.
As part of a draft development agreement to be announced today by city officials, Davenport University would move its Lansing campus to the Oliver Towers property at Capitol Avenue and Shiawassee Street and the city would acquire Davenport’s property near the corner of Kalamazoo and Cherry streets. The proposal calls for tearing down the largely vacant Oliver Towers to make room for a new Davenport campus.
Last weekend’s Renegade Theatre Festival in Old Town included contributions from more than a dozen local theater companies and independent producers. Here are some quick impressions from our theater critics. (Write-ups on other shows, such as Williamston Theatre’s “Dead Man’s Shoes” and Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.