Metro Melik

“Metro Melik” Brown is a Lansing resident and is most known for #LansingMade. The organization’s mission is to bring people together as a community and highlight the positive. Brown has a family of six and enjoys spending time with good people.

Metro Melik


Michigan Theatre Brings Past into the Present

Built in 1928 during the curtain call of the vaudeville era and when the age of the talkies” was still in its infancy, the grand marvel in Jackson known as t…

Williamston Serves Up Big Portions of Local History and Pride

Sometimes it’s the small towns that offer the biggest rewards, especially when a little light exploration unearths hidden treasures and divulges unique local…

Brenke Fish Ladder offers unique view of Grand River

One of the first field trips I took my kids on was to Old Town Lansing. I was hoping they would begin to enjoy the coolness of the city with its diverse land…

A Journey to Jackson College

While major universities get the lion’s share of attention, a large number of students find the environment where they best thrive in their educational pursu…

A Meander by Murals

There is something incredibly spiritually satisfying about outdoor art. Not only does it help define the character of a community and reach out to touch the …

Explore the outdoor world at the Harris Nature Center

Respect for nature comes through an understanding and appreciation of all its wonders. For nearly a quarter-century, the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van At…

We Want the Airwaves: Writer Joins STACKS 92.1

I’m likely not the only person who got some of my first introductions to the exotic unknowns and oddities that awaited to be discovered outside my tiny micro…

Moving the Needle: Record Lounge Spins its Tale in REO Town¬

The 411 on all things RPM can be found inside the REO Town Marketplace. Although filled with an eclectic mix of boutique and vintage shops, visitors might…

Some of the Lansing Region’s Longest-Lasting Landmarks

Greater Lansing is home to so many interesting and unique historic landmarks that it’s difficult to collect a comprehensive list. However, there are a few br…

Nature and Tranquility Can be Found in Two Secret Lansing Hideaways

Every area has a few hidden gems — places that serve as alcoves for peaceful reflection and to draw our bonds closer to nature and one another. Some are f…

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