Have you ever gone back to an old neighborhood you grew up in? It's fun to do so you can reminisce about your childhood. It seems like everything shrunk over the years.  Sometimes places and businesses where you hung out aren't there anymore. Torn down to make something new, maybe a bowling alley, a store, or a church.

If you grew up in Okemos, you might relate to this. There's a building that has been empty for nearly 10 years at 1753 W Grand River Ave in Okemos. The former Pizza Hut got a makeover and will reopen as Anna's House on Feb. 4th says fox47news.com.  Anna's is a part of a chain of brunch restaurants in Michigan, and this is their first location in the Lansing area. Always nice to see new life in an old building. Okemos is such a nice area to live in too.

They wanted to open last March, but that was when the pandemic was just getting underway.  On top of indoor dining, Anna's House will be offering takeout as well. Check out their menu on their website.

So many Lansing businesses have been closed or paused over the last 8 months, and hopefully 2021 will be the year of the comeback. Erica and I from the "Caddy and Gray" morning show here on WITL have been posting and talking about a lot of businesses getting help from the community, and with go GoFundMe. Places like bowling alleys and ice cream parlors.

Restaurants and bars are now open for dine in, so lets hope we are all on the way to normalcy, and getting businesses back to good times and profit.

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