This has been a question plaguing my mind for the past few days now, and I feel like it's one that genuinely needs to be answered!

We are even home to the Spartans in East Lansing, so why not dye a river green here in Lansing for something like St. Patrick's day?

If any city in America deserves to dye a river green, I'd have to say, it should be us!

Chicago Isn't The Only One To Celebrate St. Patty's Day

Chicago isn't the only one who likes to celebrate St. Patricks Day, in fact, cities across the country like hoping in on the fun.

Empire State Bldg Lit Orange And Green Ahead Of Super Bowl XLVIII
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The empire state building has been known to go pure green at the top to celebrate the holiday.

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The leaning tower of Pisa even goes green for St. Patrick's Day, so why here in Lansing do we not do something big to celebrate the holiday?

Rivers In Lansing We Could Dye For The Holiday

I don't know about you, but I think it would be rather cool to dye a river here in Lansing green for a few days.

The Grand River in downtown Lansing would be awesome to turn green. You could see the capital building, yet enjoy a gree river on a stroll.

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Another possibility would be the extension of the Grand River and turn the Red Cedar River green.

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Given that, I don't know how long the dye would last, and if it would be worth dying these Lansing rivers, but imagine the name recognition just for doing such a thing.

Open our station app, what do you think Lansing should do to celebrate the holiday.

Things Lansing Needs That it Doesn't Have

When it comes to the city of Lansing, there are most certainly things about it that its residents love. I mean, why else would the hashtag, #LoveLansing exist if there wasn't some facet of the city that its people enjoyed? However, that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. We asked you what kind of businesses and services you'd like to have in Lansing. Check out the list below to find out what things Lansing needs that it doesn't have.

29 Business That Lansing Would Love to See at the Old Tim Horton's

What's next for the Tim Horton's location in Lansing over near Jolly and Dunckel? That's the nagging question that's been on our minds since they closed their doors a few months ago. We asked you what you would like to see come to town. From a local bakery to an arcade, to a southern breakfast chain that is long coveted by Michiganders; we put together all your suggestions and made a list of the businesses that Lansing would like to see instead of this old Tim Horton's.