Aug. 17 2011
The first night was the worst. At 5 p.m., our production editor quit. We’d been bickering about my desire for paper proofs versus his desire to proofread the first issue of City Pulse on a computer...
City clerk says the annual number of Lansing City Council meetings is ‘excessive.’ What do Council candidates think?
Aug. 17 2011
While five candidates support or are open to City Clerk Chris Swope’s proposal that he says would cut costs and align Lansing with nearly every other city in the state, two are against and one is...
5681 Shaw Road, Haslett
Aug. 17 2011
Property: 5681 Shaw Road, Haslett Owners: Gary and Carol Oryszczak Assessed value: $ 91,100 Owner says: Could not be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Everyone needs...
Aug. 17 2011
Back in 2005, Bridget and I traveled around Peru with a small group of other foreign travelers that included a grandmotherly English woman named “Paddy,” who took interest one day in learning...
718 W. Saginaw St., Lansing (517) 993-5357 Hours: M-Sat 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Aug. 17 2011
Mid-Michigan Caregivers on Saginaw Street between Wisconsin Avenue and Sycamore Street inhabits a former automobile parts storefront that has seen better days. I visited on a recent weekday afternoon after...
Aug. 12 2011
Local builder Dave Muylle sensitively restored the striking duplex at 127-129 Leslie St. on Lansing’s east side with respect to the past and an eye to the future
Will anyone take interest in five vacant acres downtown that was supposed to be a large condominium development?
Aug. 10 2011
But walking the perimeter of the property bordered by Butler Boulevard and Ottawa, Ionia and Sycamore streets, you’ll notice the imposing red, white and blue RE/MAX “available” signs....
MSU profs unveil e-marriage proposal for states
Aug. 10 2011
While the upstairs battle over substan tive law rages, Michigan State University College of Law professors Mae Kuykendall and Adam Candeub have been quietly tinkering in the basement of procedural law
With Council approval or not, the county drain commissioner will clean the Red Cedar River
Aug. 10 2011
Pat Lindemann is referring to the Bernero administration’s proposal to ask voters to sell off nearly 13 acres of the 61-acre former Red Cedar Golf Course for private development. Lindemann is in...
Aug. 10 2011
Hundreds of heavy guns and thousands of soldiers trundled across the drill floor at Lansing’s Marshall Street Armory from 1924 to 2005. Shouldering heavy military and civilian duty, the big brick...
Aug. 3 2011
Former 1st Ward Councilman Harold Leeman watched his political career swirl down the drain as he lost his third straight election in convincing fashion. His 295 votes was only eight better than young political...
1215 Vermont Ave., Lansing
Aug. 3 2011
Property: 1215 Vermont Ave., Lansing Owner: Ingham County Land Bank Assessed Value: $0 Owner says: Property will be demolished by January Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: It’s incredibly...
What is the American Theatre Corp. and why did the Meridian Township Board of Trustees recommend it for a free liquor license above four local businesses?
Aug. 3 2011
Andrew Manuel has plans to expand and remodel his breakfast and lunch restaurant in Haslett. He wants to expand Blondie’s Barn, which he co-owns with his wife, Dawn, at 5640 Marsh Road, to offer...
2010 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing (517) 580-0663 Hours: M-Sat 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Aug. 3 2011
Safe Harbor, which opened in early July after taking over the lease of Capitol City Compassion Club, occupies a large, open storefront that has a community-centered vibe. The co-owners one of whom is...
Lansing City Clerk says Lansing dispensary could have violated state election law
July 28 2011
Thursday, July 28 — Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope said a Lansing medical marijuana dispensary may have violated the Michigan Election Law by encouraging newly registered voters how to vote in the...
An Editorial
July 27 2011
Whether it was her opposition to historic districts 10 years ago, improvements for Francis Park two years ago, Waverly Road sidewalk improvements last year and a ballot initiative this year to get the...
A strong field of five 1st Ward candidates will be narrowed to two
July 27 2011
Since the aftermath of the Council’s vote in October on the downtown Market Place project, the 1st Ward Council race filled up with a strong field of both newcomers and political veterans. The field...
Incumbents in the At-Large race are likely to survive the primary, but who will fall?
July 27 2011
In her 12 years as Councilwoman, Wood has made herself known as the accessible Council member she also works the job virtually full time, even though it pays part time who is often at odds with the Bernero...
July 27 2011
Age: 30; Education: Stockbridge High School (1999), Michigan State University (2010); Occupation: Full-time AmeriCorps position at the Ingham County Family Center in southwest Lansing (4H Youth Garden...
4314 S. Cedar St., Lansing | (517) 977-0511 | Hours: Daily 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
July 27 2011
The Herbal Connection is located on the west side of Cedar Street near Cavanaugh Road, between a mobile telephone store and a Marco’s Pizza. This dispensary has a large open lobby, which was unlocked...

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