Lansing is about to get another eatery opening soon.

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Lansing is no stranger to seeing restaurants open and close. It's always sad to see a business go, especially when patrons loved the business. That's what happened to Mr. Corned. Beef in Frandor.

Mr. Corned Beed, Like many restaurants, struggled during and after Covid. In August of 2022, Mr. Corned Beef closed abruptly. There was no announcement, just some signs taped to the door and their Facebook listing them as 'permanently closed'.

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Mr. Corned Beef did reopen shortly after in October 2022, however, closed shortly again there after.

New Restaurant Opening in the Old Mr. Corned Beef in Lansing

Since that space had be available, it's been purchased by a new sandwich shop that you might be familiar with; Jersey Mike's.

Jersey Mike's is a sub sandwich chain originating from New Jersey, and has since made its way to other states. Currently, there are a couple other Jersey Mike's locations in the greater Lansing area. One in Okemos at the intersection of Jolly and Okemos Roads. The other, on Lansing's west side on West Saginaw Highway.

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While there's a currently a sign in the window that indicates the Jersey Mike's is coming soon, there's no word on exactly when at this time. Even looking at the 'coming soon' portion of their website, it doesn't have the upcoming Frandor Lansing location listed.

Best Sandwiches in Lansing

In the mean time, there are plenty of yummy sandwich places across the greater Lansing area to get your fix, it just depends on what you like. Looking for a hearty hoagie? Hit up Babe's Corner. Feeling more like a Bahn Mi? Check out Capital City BBQ. Or if variety is the spice of your life, Soup Spoon Cafe is where you'll want to go. Happy eating adventures!

Lansing Area Bars and Restaurants That Serve Amazing Mocktails

Whether you are a pregnant person, a sober person, an underage person, or just a person who doesn't feel like drinking alcohol at the moment, there's got to be something out there for us, right? That's when I discovered the beauty of a mocktail. If you don't drink alcohol, for whatever reason, there are some fantastic restaurants and bars in Lansing that serve up more than pop and lemonade. Check out these spots that have amazing mocktails. 

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Bars and Restaurants Participating in Lansing's Social Districts

Have you ever heard of a "social district"? It's an area that allows you to enjoy booze while out in the great outdoors. And by great outdoors, I mean some city blocks downtown. Lansing has officially decided to make the once temporary social districts a permanent fixture. Now, you can enjoy your favorite beer, wine, or cocktails in certain public areas in Lansing. You can find Lansing's social districts in Downtown, REO Town, and Old Town. Check out the list below to see which bars and restaurants are participating.

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10 Best Bars in Jackson

No matter what your poison is (beer, wine, or a nice mixed drink or cocktail), these bars could make for the perfect pit stop before or after a fun night out on the town in Jackson. Whether you call Jackson home, or it's your first evening there, we did the leg work and put together a list of the best bars and breweries in Jackson to grab a drink at. Check out the list in the gallery below. And if we're missing a must-stop bar, let us know. You can always send us a message using the free app.

Gallery Credit: Kristen Matthews

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