Vickki Dozier, Lansing StateJournal

Vickki Dozier

Lansing StateJournal

Lansing, MI, United States

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Past articles by Vickki:

Bar Mitena, an eatery with Spanish influences, to open on Lansing's east side

The restaurant will be cocktail and wine-driven. There will be some Spanish spirits, a couple local beers, and a wine list 400 to 500-bottles deep. → Read More

Cravings Gourmet Popcorn moves Old Town location across the street, closes downtown store

You can still get the dill pickle, three-way cheddar, caramel and other Cravings Gourmet Popcorn flavors - just at a different location. → Read More

Civil rights leader Vernon Jordan to speak at MSU's Slavery to Freedom series

"Would you believe there are college students, university level, who have a difficult time believing things were as they were 50 years ago"? Anderson said. → Read More

Lansing's Michigrain Distillery’s vodka earns gold medal with assist from potato chips

Michigrain Distillery's award is a double win for Michigan-made products. The distillery uses left over starch from a Detroit-based Better Made Snack Foods. → Read More

'Carol of the Bells' at a construction site? Michigan State percussion students did it

MSU percussion instructor Jon Weber wrote a version of "Carol of the Bells" incorporating objects from the Billman Music Pavilion construction site. → Read More

Holiday gas prices in Michigan to be the lowest in two years

An estimated 3.3 million Michigan motorists will hit the road and pay 35 cents less than what they paid on Christmas day 2017. → Read More

With late-night hours, Lee Lee's Coney & Grill tries to fill void left by Theio's closure

Lee Lee's Coney & Grill will extend its hours starting next year, opening from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. → Read More

From the Archives: Lansing Christmases from decades past

For Christmas seasons past, the Lansing and East Lansing areas pulled out all the stops, with some businesses displaying elaborate scenes in their windows. → Read More

Delta Dental Plaza to include outdoor fireplace, 'lighted forest'

Construction on the Delta Dental Plaza, in the new Rotary Park, will begin this winter. Highlights include a "lighted forest" and outdoor fireplace → Read More

How Fudge & Frosting brings homemade confections to downtown Lansing

"You take a bite and you get a little bit of everything," Roxann Mills said of her cinnamon rolls. "They’re just right." → Read More

Lansing Facts parody Twitter account has 'gone nuts'

Lansing Facts was started by Craig Terrill, known as the Chief Facts Officer about 16 months ago. It's funny. But it's funnier if you know Lansing. → Read More

Project will tell the story of how I-496 construction impacted Lansing's black community

The city of Lansing has been awarded a $39,400 grant to tell the story of the building of Interstate 496 and its impact on the black community. → Read More

Bloom Coffee Roasters won't reopen cafe, roasting space in Old Town

"I don’t want to leave the coffee industry," Jared Field said. "I fell in love with the coffee industry about 10 years ago. There's kind of no turning back." → Read More

From the Archives: Spiral Dance Bar at 20

Spiral became the buzz of the gay community around Michigan. It drew capacity crowds and patrons from cities such as Kalamazoo and Flint, weekly. → Read More

Rocket Fizz opens in Eastwood Towne Center

"Everybody’s a big kid when they come in this store," said Rocket Fizz owner Mike Pitsch. Rocket Fizz opened Nov. 17 at Eastwood Towne Center. → Read More

Horrocks adds indoor seating and Groovy Donuts

Wine and beer sampling bars. Pizza, soup, produce, popcorn, cheese. What else can Horrocks Farm Market provide? The answer is inside seating. → Read More

Glazed and Confused bakery's East Lansing location closes

Glazed and Confused bakery’s East Lansing location has closed. On the front door is a yellow sticky note that reads “They closed 4ever.” → Read More

Chick-fil-A offering home delivery from 1,100 restaurants, including Okemos location

Chick-fil-A is now offering delivery from more than 1,100 of its restaurants nationwide as part of a partnership with DoorDash. → Read More

From the Archives: Lansing's reform school for boys

The reform school took in troubled youths with criminal histories. They also housed orphans in the latter part of the 19th century. → Read More

Silver Bells grand marshals will be Detroit Lions cheerleaders and mascot, Roary

The 34th Silver Bells in the City kicks off at 5 p.m. Nov. 16 in downtown Lansing. Detroit Lions cheerleaders and mascot, Roary, are grand marshals. → Read More