Former sports bar to become popular Japanese restaurant

Posted at 7:52 PM, Jul 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-15 19:52:55-04

If you live in the Okemos area and love sushi, you'll be happy to hear this news. 

The former Frank's Press Box East building will soon become a Ukai restaurant, located at 2314 Woodlake Drive. 

Ukai currently has two other location across the greater Lansing area - Ukai Hibachi Grill & Sushi Bar West Lansing in Delta Township and Ukai Japanese Steakhouse in Okemos. 

According to the Lansing State Journal, a building permit for the 6,800-square-foot building was issued on May 23, 2016. 

The new restaurant will remain one-story and hold 341 seats.