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...
A public hearing on proposed bicycle parking regulations scheduled for Monday
July 22 2011
Friday, July 22 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing Monday on proposed citywide bicycle parking regulations
A case involving a 2008 protest by ‘radical queer’ activists at a Delta Township church comes to an end
July 20 2011
The agreement also blocks the 13 protesters from conducting similar demonstrations at any other church. One of the defendants said the agreement is “not terrible” and that he’s “feeling...
Lansing City Council candidates on whether the current Council has image problems. Incumbents say it doesn’t; challengers say that’s not the public perception.
July 20 2011
At a candidate forum Saturday sponsored by the Lansing branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, all 12 people contending for 1st Ward, 3rd Ward and At-Large Council seats...
July 20 2011
Washington, 55, is an Eastern High School graduate who took classes at Lansing Community College, which she decided to cut short so she could devote more time to her family. She is a full-time grievance...
Renovations are complete at a south side traditional Buddhist temple
July 20 2011
It’s been a long road, but after its christening celebration on Sunday, the temple at 3015 S. Washington Ave. south of REO Town stands as a true-to-form, traditional Vietnamese Buddhist temple. The...
July 20 2011
While Kelly Bernero’s hopes of being a state rep in 2012 have essentially vanished after her impaired-driving arrest in which pot was allegedly found in her car, Sorg still would have needed to leapfrog...
1122 W. Holmes Road, Suite 8 Lansing (517) 999-3012 Hours: M-Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
July 20 2011
After ringing a doorbell for entry, KGB has a small waiting room where your credentials are checked. I had visited KGB several times before doing this review, and the staff is helpful and friendly in letting...
3917 Burchfield Drive, Lansing
July 13 2011
Property: 3917 Burchfield Drive, Lansing Owner: Stefan and Tamara Farrell Assessed value: $18,300 Owner says: Could not be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Like the...
Was a medical marijuana dispensary opponent’s business the target of a July 3 shooting on Lansing’s east side? Meanwhile, license applications start pouring in.
July 13 2011
It’s merely speculation at this point, but could it be that one of the leading opponents of the proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries Jim Herbert, chairman and CEO of Neogen had his business...
July 13 2011
Tune in to “City Pulse on the Air” at 7 p.m. Wednesday on 88.9 FM The Impact to hear the primary election candidates for the 1st Ward and July 20 for the At-Large candidates. Pick up the Election...

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