Eric Lacy, Lansing StateJournal

Eric Lacy

Lansing StateJournal

Lansing, MI, United States

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Past articles by Eric:

Mr. Taco owner says restaurant is 'getting rebooted,' explains why it has been closed

Bill Bonofiglo's Mr. Taco has been open on and off since March 23, 2018. He started plans to resurrect the restaurant in 2015. → Read More

'Ghostbusters' Ecto-1 replica to get engine transplant: 'She will live again,' owner says

Lansing resident Aaron Aikman says he's found the right used engine to repair Ecto-1 and will be 'busting his tail' to get it back on the road. → Read More

Marijuana's Green Peak Innovations, Shorts' Brewing Company join forces for drinks, edibles

Lansing's Green Peak Innovations, Bellaire's Short's Brewery to make infused beverages and edibles. → Read More

New drive-thru Quality Dairy Holt store with patio, beer cave, pizza and CBD ready to open

Soft opening to have hours from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. before store eventually goes to a 24 hours. Beer cave aims to have coldest drinks in Lansing region. → Read More

Jayci Simon, 14, to face world's best in Para-Badminton Championships in Switzerland

Despite multiple surgeries to Jayci Simon's hands, fingers, wrists and feet, and nagging back pain, St. Johns native is considered an elite athlete. → Read More

Sign indicates Backyard Bar-B-Q is done downtown

Closure occurred about 17 months after restaurant touted its downtown renovations on Facebook. → Read More

UFC Contender Series: How to watch Williamston's Devin Smyth fight Brok Weaver tonight in Vegas

Smyth, 24, is the godson of Rashad Evans. Smyth (9-1-0) squares off tonight in Las Vegas against Brok Weaver (12-4-0). → Read More

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Cadillac replica pronounced 'dead,' owner seeks help with rebuild

Owner of 1984 Cadillac hearse in search of an Oldsmobile 350 engine so it can get back on the road, appear at more community events. → Read More

Drive-thru barbecue: Lansing's 517 BBQ ready to enter competitive smoked meat scene

Owner Eric McClain is a 33-year-old Lansing native and graduate of Waverly High School. He wants to help improve the city's image through food. → Read More

Cheba Hut restaurants in East Lansing, Ann Arbor to have character, VW buses, official says

Cheba Hut's chief relationship officer says chain seeks franchisees for restaurants near Michigan State, University of Michigan. → Read More

Burger King's new Impossible Whopper: Where you can get it, customer reviews

People in the Lansing region and throughout the U.S. can now see what all the buzz is about. → Read More

What WILX-TV 10 will do to honor Tim Staudt's 50 years of sports broadcasting

Tim Staudt, 70, says he has no plans to retire. "It's never crossed my mind," he said. → Read More

What DirectTV's deal with CBS Corporation means for Nexstar-owned stations like WLNS-TV

Nexstar-AT&T contract dispute has blacked out 120 stations in 97 markets since July 4. That includes Lansing's WLNS-TV, a CBS affiliate → Read More

Reality TV: Tattoo artist Cam Pohl of Grand Ledge moves closer to $100K 'Ink Master' title

Pohl has become so popular that he accepts appointments online, works with clients around the country. → Read More

What MSU students should know before they move to East Lansing

From a new downtown Target store to a new university president, MSU students should embrace plenty of change on and off campus. → Read More

Marijuana-themed Cheba Hut eatery eyes East Lansing for two locations near MSU's campus

Cheba Hut has 25 locations in seven states, including several college towns, and sees Michigan as a growth market. → Read More

Former MSU football employee to be questioned by university, police department attorneys

A former MSU football employee will be questioned by attorneys as his wrongful arrest lawsuit against the university and police department continues. → Read More

Motorcyclist from Howell dies in crash near U.S. 23 and Runyan Lake

Police said a 20-year-Huntington Woods Woman and her passengers in a 2019 Dodge Charger weren't injured. → Read More

A beach in downtown Lansing? It's taking shape along Grand River near old City Market

Rotary Park, a $1.8 million project, will also have a solar-powered, lighted forest, plaza and outdoor gas fireplace. → Read More

Mother of teenager struck 17 times by officer hopes lessons can be learned

Lansing Police Capt. Daryl Green becomes acting chief on Thursday. He previously served as a lieutenant in internal affairs. → Read More