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Printed delivery materials
May 17 2018
It happens every weekend. The neighborhoods bloom with plastic bags stuffed with some version of the Community News, published by Gannett and the Lansing State Journal. The bags are tossed haphazardly...
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May 17 2018
StreetKitchen had me at hello. Literally. “Hello,” said the woman behind the counter in a lilting British accent. Can we just stop right here and say that any Midwestern guy between the ages...
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May 17 2018
In “Legs,” Angela Dill and Spencer Perrenoud are amputees waiting for prosthetic limbs. She is a mom and a car accident victim, and he is a soldier who lost his leg from a road bomb. The unlikely...
Waterfront grill lease not being renewed
May 17 2018
“I don’t think the taxpayers want to be subsidizing a bar,” said Wood in a phone call Tuesday. Many on the Council are pushing to cut the money and funnel it into the city’s code...
May 10 2018
It consists of exactly 304,805 letters. When specially trained scribes make handwritten copies for ritual purposes, they must not make a single error in their transcription. The work may take as long as...
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Lansing Symphony brings in last-minute pianist for finale
May 10 2018
In a sudden twist, this year’s Gilmore Young Artist, Elliot Wuu, had to withdraw from his scheduled Lansing gig. The 2014 Gilmore Young Artist, Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, agreed to step in on less...
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Saturday, May 12
May 10 2018
A surrealistic horror — well, only sort of horror — anthology pieced together by Lansing’s Ixion Ensemble is arriving at the Robin Theatre Saturday. “Fears & Phobias” is a...
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May 10 2018
Since 2007, Doug Mains & the City Folk have been a fixture in the local indie-folk scene, releasing a series of acoustically-driven Americana records—including 2016’s “These Broken Members.”...
May 10 2018
“There are plenty of older fans and musicians that I’ve had the privilege to talk to through my work in radio and most of them tend to confirm that it’s been more or less the same long-haired,...
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Posthumous release details mistreatment of Lansing’s German community
May 10 2018
While WWI raged in Europe, German citizens on the homefront faced violent backlash, including tarring and feathering from local vigilance committees — groups of private citizens that took the law...
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East Lansing
May 10 2018
Stephen Dothage of Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the April 11 Eye for Design as 109 West Michigan Ave. in Lansing, adding that it “houses the Michigan Department of Health and...
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May 10 2018
Absolute Gallery owner Kathy Holcomb has created stunning framework for more than 15 years. Holcomb was awarded an honorable mention this April by the Michigan-based Nelson’s Moulding and Frame’s...
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Neuropsychologist Robert Fabiano headlines benefit concert
May 10 2018
Robert Fabiano, 61, has been a practicing neuropsychologist for nearly three decades, but for the past three years he’s found a new way to reach out to patients, raise funds and spread awareness...
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How the retailer handles a shifting market and big box competition
May 10 2018
A fleet of 46 Dodge Caravans is available for “reps” that travel between 1,500 and 3,000 miles a week servicing school music programs. Marshall claims his store works with 80 percent of the...
‘One Slight Hitch’ packs laughter, but struggles with chemistry
May 10 2018
It’s a dramatic departure from a comedian who is better known for his volatile, political rants.The actual production directed by Mona Gille, however, feels under rehearsed. Despite some individual...
May 10 2018
“We have a very socially conscious crew here, and seeing how things have been going these past few years, there was a need to start actively thinking and talking about making show spaces safer,”...
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May 10 2018
While mega beer producers like Anheuser-Busch and Heineken create consistent, quality products, smaller breweries like Ellison, focusing more on flavor and unique styles, are popping up across the nation,...
May 10 2018
With the Lansing City Council scheduled to take up the project next month, labor issues remain a hurdle for the planned transformation of the old Red Cedar Golf Course from a flood plain to a mixed-use...
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Developer still buying, believing in Lansing
May 10 2018
Standing to the side of the BWL Depot meeting room Saturday, Patrick Gillespie talked quietly to his daughter. He stood beside two large displays. He was the featured speaker at First Ward Councilwoman...
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After Nassar, spring brings a cliffhanger instead of closure
May 10 2018
The sunny post-graduation stroll was grander than usual Saturday afternoon. Champagne bottles piled up next to Beaumont Tower as families jockeyed for photo ops. Three grads perched on the edge of the...