If you have lived in Mid Michigan for awhile you have probably been to Trippers in Frandor a time or two.  I was just there a few weeks back.   Imagine how shocked I was and I am sure most of Lansing and East Lansing was when word got out that the favorite hang out for many, closed.

Trippers owner Steve Tripp, says the bar has been in business for 27 years and it is so sad to see this happening, but he did want to thank all the wonderful employees he has had over the years.

Financially Trippers was doing great up until a few years back.    They used to hold a lot of poker tournaments, but recent changes in the law made them have to cut back on the number of tournaments they could hold, and that ended up hurting their bottom line.

\  The owner said that he could no longer make the financial side of the operation sustainable.

Thursday night, Steve Tripp closed the bar for good, and with that many of use are left with only some wonder memories, and some blurry memories of a wonderful Lansing/East Lansing business.

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