517 BBQ Brings Fast Food & Family Tradition

Story by Jeremy Kohn Eric McClain has a vision. It started with a vacant building on the corner of Oakland Avenue and South Cedar Street in Lansing. Next, he recruited Freddie Mendoza, a family friend schooled in the art of smoking Texas-style barbecue. The two joined forces to bring 517 BBQ, a drive-thru barbecue to the…

National Donut Day Has Got us Feelin’ Groovy

We know there are plenty of silly, made-up holidays: backwards day, stuffed mushroom day, do a grouch a favor day, and even napping day (a truly great one if you ask us) … but did you know there’s a National Donut Day? Even better yet — it’s just two days away! This Friday, June 7th…