March marks a busy month for local businesses

LANSING, MI (WLNS)- It’s one of the busiest times of the year a local bars and restaurants.

“March madness, following St. Patrick’s Day in March madness, we pretty much, I mean generally we are crazy from noon until the end of the night when we close” Marty Feldhauser, manager at Franks Press Box in Lansing said.

According to every year, fans watching the big 10 tournament and NCAA tournament easily fill the bar’s more than 150 seats.

“Everybody knows our name here, and this is our table” Douglas Walley said.

Helen and Douglas Walley say they don’t miss a game in March.

It’s a tradition they’ve kept up with for more than 20 years.

“March madness is a mad place here, it’s wonderful that’s why we’re here” MSU fans, Helen and Douglas Walley said.

It’s the same story at Reno’s West, where general manager Jen Mattlin’s stocking up before the next rush tomorrow and in the week ahead.

“Food beer, liquor, glassware, just everything, we are just gearing up to be super busy” Jen Mattlin, Reno’s West manager said.

And even though MSU students are on spring break, Buffalo Wild Wings in East Lansing is still packed with fans.

It’s a tradition carried on through generations around town, as the young and old put on their green and white and head out to cheer on the Spartans.

“Go green!” four year old Trevor Fernandez said.

MSU is set to play against Purdue tomorrow.


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