Aug. 24 2016
We both felt called to Michigan - there was good work to be done, but it took us a while to become a part of that work. Yes, we had church life, and that was great. However it took us a few years and a...
Weekend festivities expand to three neighborhoods
Aug. 24 2016
This year, MI Pride weekend, once held entirely within the friendly confines of Old Town, will expand to include three neighborhoods: Old Town, downtown and REO Town. The festivities begin Friday in Old...
Aug. 24 2016
August 2nd was a pretty good day politically for the LGBTQ community in mid-Michigan. That was the day of the Democratic and Republican primaries. Candidates were selected to run for those parties in November
Aug. 24 2016
Since Shoto formed in the summer of 2013, the experimental sludge/doom band has steadily honed its psychedelicnoise sound. The Kalamazoo-based trio, which headlines Mac’s Bar Friday, comprises bassist...
William Rowan on his journey to photography
Aug. 24 2016
William Rowan, this week’s Summer of Art artist, came to visual art through music. Rowan holds degrees in piano, organ and harpsichord performance from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and...
Aug. 24 2016
This weekend, LGBTQ people and allies will take part in Pride weekend in Lansing, celebrating their sexual identities. But down at Valhalla Park, another group will gather to celebrate their unique religious...
‘Enrique’s Journey’ puts human face on illegal immigration
Aug. 24 2016
In 2000, Sonia Nazario, a seasoned news reporter for the Los Angeles Times, had been in contention for a Pulitzer Prize but had never won. But she had no idea that her next big story, the one that would...
New studio album from Michigan roots-rocker Joshua Davi
Aug. 24 2016
“I was equally surprised by the incredible support not only from my community, but from so many people all around the world,” Davis writes. “The past year has been a whirlwind of incredible...
Aug. 24 2016
There’s a real opportunity to draft policy that would make our state a better place to live, love, work and raise a family. Instead, conservatives have focused on limiting access to marriage-related...
Roller Derby teams skate into town for international tournament
Aug. 24 2016
The opening match of this weekend’s Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Division 2 Tournament features Tri-City Roller Derby, who will make the 270-mile trip from Kitchener, Ontario, to Dimondale....
Aug. 24 2016
When I was growing up, my family went on a lot of road trips. We’d go to Harrison to see Grandma and swim in Arnold Lake. Or to Kalamazoo to see my other grandparents — and stop at Sweetwater’s...
Henry's Place / Beagle's Cafe and Bakery
Aug. 24 2016
Metro Lansing has an ample supply of specialty boutiques and artisan clothing and jewelry shops, but sometimes you don’t have all day to peruse Old Town’s eclectic wares or take a day trip...
Libel, privacy and fairness buttress good journalism
Aug. 24 2016
Gawker, the intrusive and often salacious website, has been forced to close. It's about time
Greater transparency sought on BWL substation expense
Aug. 24 2016
A coalition of community members and groups is asking the Lansing City Council to appoint an independent committee to review the plans and costs associated with a controversial power substation plan
Capital City Comic Con shortens convention, moves to larger venue
Aug. 24 2016
Ant-Man, the Marvel Comics superhero and protagonist of the 2015 Paul Rudd film, has the power to shrink down to insect size but retain the strength of his full size form. The Capital City Comic Con, which...
Investigation continues into campaign violations
Aug. 24 2016
A candidate for Lansing Community College trustee has been dismissed from her post at the Ingham County Register of Deeds
The ghosts of Olsen's Bar whisper Lansing's gay history
Aug. 24 2016
Lansing Community College faculty and staff park their cars in a nondescript parking lot on Washington Square near Shiawassee Street. What they probably don’t know is that this was once home to...
Aug. 24 2016
After suffering through a Baptist upbringing, McClurken, 62, didn’t have much use for any church. But his then-partner, pianist and recording engineer, Sergei Kvitko, has been deeply involved at...
Here's what's going on in town today
Aug. 24 2016
Good day and happy National Waffle Day.The Wharton Center kicks off its 2016-2017 season with the return of “Ernie,” Mitch Albom’s tribute to legendary Detroit Tigers broadcaster Ernie...
Here's what's going on in town today
Aug. 23 2016
Good day on this sunny Tuesday.With the first day of school just around the corner, Ingham County offers a variety of health services for kids with one-stop convenience. The eighth annual Back to Scho

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