East Lansing Nightlife

  • Rick's Cafe- East Lansing, MI
    Rick's Cafe- East Lansing, MI
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  • The Riv - East Lansing, MI
    The Riv - East Lansing, MI
    by tvdandy

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    The Riv: Burgeroma

    by limmerda Written Jan 26, 2007

    Thursday is Burgeroma night at the Riv. Pitchers of beer are only $2 and burgers are 1. Just get there before 3:30 or you will be waiting in line. Try to get a booth. Later on in the ngith, when the whole bar joins in on some of the songs playing, sing along or you will stand out.

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    Rick's Cafe: Live music scene in East Lansing

    by tvdandy Written Jul 1, 2011
    Rick's Cafe- East Lansing, MI

    Back in the day, this was THE place for live music. You we're not a real band unless you gigged at Rick's. These days it is split between live music and lame dj's. Oh well, everything changes. It is still a cool place to check out a band though. I like the vibe- The sweat comes off the walls as everybody is crammed together in a basement location. I always liked that about Rick's. It was like we we're all in a hip underground club and it made us special.

    Dress Code: pretty casual or super classy. It is up to you.

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    The Riv: Your basic college bar

    by tvdandy Written Jul 1, 2011
    The Riv - East Lansing, MI

    This is a classic college dive. The floor sticks to your shoes. It smells of stale beer and greasy food, and many people are a little tipsy. The good thing is that it is not as pretentious or douchy as many of the East Lansing bars. You can be yourself here. The service can be a little slow, but to be expected in a college town. A cool place to be if you want to hang with some friends and watch a game. Your basic college grub. Nothing fancy.

    Dress Code: I would say casual. You do not want to wear nice clothes here. Beer will just get spilled on them:)

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    Landshark: Cheap food and drinks

    by RedCedar24 Written Sep 7, 2002

    Happy hour at the Landshark on Friday night mean very cheap food, beer or drinks for a low cover charge. If you are over 30 you will feel out of place, but this is the perfect spot to mingle with the college crowd.

    Dress Code: Jeans and a t-shirt.

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    Troppo: Higher Class

    by RedCedar24 Written Sep 7, 2002

    If you want to get away from the college crowd, Troppo is an upscale bar and restaurant in downtown East Lansing. It's the perfect place to schmooze with a higher class and get good food and well made drinks.

    Dress Code: Khakis and a cotton shirt.

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