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Discover Wineries Near Eaton Rapids

June 13th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Wineries Near Eaton RapidsVisiting a winery is a wonderful way to meet interesting people, learn about the wine-making process, and taste some wonderful, regional wines – and many of the wineries near Eaton Rapids offer tours and tastes!

Making the trek to a winery or two takes the experience of enjoying a glass of wine from that of being just another refreshing drink and turns it into a much more intimate and educational experience. Even a wine novice will get a lot more than they suspect from visiting a vineyard.

Meeting the creators and knowing what goes into a wine – not just the toil and water but also the soil, the process, the care and study involved – makes enjoying a glass of wine that much more of an event with depth and resonance.

Luckily, more wineries than ever are open and welcoming to visitors – tours, tastes, retail sales, and sometimes small cafes are now common amenities of even small, family vineyards.

Our little corner of Michigan is no exception, with a number of wineries near Eaton Rapids and Lansing – and all within 30 miles of Medovue Estate – home of our premier Lansing B&B: English Inn Restaurant & Pub!

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East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival 2016

May 12th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival 2016Get set for East Lansing’s Summer Solstice Jazz Festival 2016 – two free days of high-caliber local, regional, and national jazz acts in the heart of downtown East Lansing, June 17th and 18th, 2016!

The East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year and promises to be bigger and better than ever. Once again the City of East Lansing, Wharton Center for the Performing Arts, and the Michigan State University College of Music all pitched in to make this year’s Summer Solstice Jazz Festival the best it can be.

Held downtown in a lively outdoor setting, around a large tent on the corner of Albert Avenue and Abbot Road, Summer Solstice Jazz Festival is a family-friendly celebration of jazz music, featuring not only performances by regional and national jazz musicians but also youth programs and community education.

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Visit Craft Breweries Near Eaton Rapids

April 11th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Craft Breweries Near Eaton RapidsCraft brewing has taken America by storm, with the number of breweries in the US more than doubling in the last three years. We’ve seen the trend here, too and now there are many craft breweries near Eaton Rapids that one can visit!

Eaton Rapids is a small, quiet town whose main attraction, beyond the Medovue estate upon which English Inn Restaurant & Pub is situated, is the area’s general lack of excitement and bustle.

That being said, we’re not very far from lots of things to do and see – and you’ll be surprised at the number of craft breweries near Eaton Rapids!

Of the 10 examples given below, all are 30 minutes or much less from English Inn Restaurant & Pub in Eaton Rapids, MI. So go ahead – Book your room with us then get out and explore the area!

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March is Michigan Maple Syrup Month

March 4th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

March is Michigan Maple Syrup MonthSpring is maple sugaring time and March is Michigan Maple Syrup Month with celebrations and events state-wide celebrating Michigan’s oldest crop: pure Michigan maple syrup!

There’s nothing quite as tasty as a healthy helping of fresh Michigan maple syrup over a hot stack of buttered flapjacks. Equally enticing is the delectable scent of maple wafting from sugarhouses across the state as maple sugaring time arrives. A time when the days get warm enough – just over 40 – to allow the maple sap to begin running out of the carefully placed taps and into the buckets that hang from them.

Once a bucket has been filled, it is collected by a sugarmaker and taken to a sugarhouse and cooked down into maple syrup. It can take as many as 86 gallons of maple sap to make a single gallon of maple syrup!

In celebration of this age-old tradition, the Michigan Maple Syrup Association presents March as Michigan Maple Syrup Month with three Michigan Maple Weekends and a number of festivals around the state.

Michigan Maple Weekends are an opportunity to visit maple syrup farms, learn about the process of maple sugaring, and, best of all, enjoy samples of fresh Michigan maple syrup, maple candy, maple cream, maple sugar, and collect delicious maple-based recipes.

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English Inn Named One of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America!

February 5th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

English Inn: One of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in AmericaIt’s official: English Inn Restaurant & Pub has been voted by our guests as one of the top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2016!

English Inn Restaurant & Pub is more than a little pleased to announce that we’ve been named one of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2016 by our guests through OpenTable.

The honor was determined by more than 5 million reviews of restaurants across the US, submitted by verified OpenTable diners over the last year. Those honored by being included on the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2016 list bested more than 20,000 other restaurants to make the grade – and that’s no easy task.

English Inn Restaurant & Pub offers a romantic and intimate dining experience for visitors and locals alike. Our Lansing area restaurant and authentic English Pub have earned numerous awards over the years, including Lansing’s Best of the Best Award for our fine dining and acclaimed wine list.

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Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Getaway at the English Inn

January 11th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Valentine's Day Getaway at English InnLooking for a way to let that special someone know just how much they mean to you? A Valentine’s Day Getaway at English Inn Restaurant & Pub in Eaton Rapids, MI is your ticket to romance, relaxation, and luxury.

Only 20 minutes away from the buzz and excitement of Lansing, yet seemingly worlds away, English Inn Restaurant & Pub is a 1920’s, Tudor Revival mansion on 15 acres overlooking the Grand River: historic Medovue Estate. Lush and beautiful, the manicured grounds and stately edifice of marble, slate, and Honduran mahogany that make up English Inn Restaurant & Pub are the very picture of old world grandeur – one would be hard pressed to find a more romantic location for dining, lodging, and the flowering of love’s blossom.

Our Ultimate Getaway Package, our premiere dinner and overnight package, is a perfect compliment to any Valentine’s Day getaway.

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The English Inn New Year’s Eve Special

December 9th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The English Inn New Year's Eve SpecialLooking for the perfect way to start off 2016? Look no further – the English Inn New Year’s Eve Special will have you ringing in the New Year in perfect style with a delicious four-course dinner!

The English Inn Restaurant & Pub has a long tradition of serving outstanding meals year ’round, so you know the English Inn New Year’s Eve Special is something to savor: a Prix-Fixe, four course dinner that includes your choice of appetizer, our house salad, a selection of our most premier entrees, and one of the many delectable desserts from our dessert tray – all for only $69 per person!

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2015 Lansing Winter Holiday Events

November 13th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 Lansing Winter Holiday Events Planning a Lansing winter getaway and wondering what to do? Look no further – there’s no end of festive things to do! As the song says, it’s the most wonderful time of the year!

End of the year holidays tend to bring out the best in a city. While summer may be more popular, winter sees us creating our own wonderlands of fun things to do and beautiful things to see – both things that the Lansing, Michigan area excels at!

A Lansing winter holiday promises a chance to enjoy parades, live music, tree lightings, arts and crafts, a forest of uniquely decorated Christmas trees, zoo animals (no, really), roasted chestnuts, fireworks, carriage rides, a visit to Christmas past, and much more!

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Attend the 18th Annual East Lansing Film Festival

October 9th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 East Lansing Film FestivalEast Lansing Film Festival 2015 – scheduled for November 5th to November 12th – is right around the corner, if you can believe it. This annual, world-class celebration of the silver screen is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a week of independent, feature-length, short subject, and documentary films!

Back for its 18th year, the East Lansing Film Festival mission is the exhibition of quality foreign and independent films in order to expose Michigan audiences to diverse cultures, ideas, and creative works.

The largest, second oldest, and most diverse Michigan film festival, the East Lansing Film Festival (ELFF) is much more than just your average film-festival. It started in 1997 and has continued to flourish each successive year, with the help and support of the City of East Lansing and Michigan State University.

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Michigan BluesFest 2015

September 1st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Michigan BluesFest 2015Michigan BluesFest 2015 (previously known as the Old Town BluesFest) is a free, two-day music festival drawing national, regional, and local blues talent – not to mention around 7,000 blues fans – to Lansing, MI on September 18th and 19th, 2015. Where will you be?

The 2015 Michigan BluesFest will take place in the streets of Lansing’s Old Town district, with festival vendors offering a great variety of delicious food and drink, clothing and crafts, jewelry and more. Capital City’s Old Town is known for both its grand architecture and the many galleries and unique boutiques that populate its retail spaces, most of which will be open and offering their singular wares during festival hours.

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