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...
Accident Fund project gets national steel award; Lansing shares the prestige with New York and San Francisco
July 13 2011
Structural steel awards are no joke to the people who design and build amazing things in the United States. This year, the industry’s top award, the Presidential Award of Excellence, bypassed spectacular...
Natural gas becomes a popular energy source in Lansing amid concerns about the unnatural methods for extracting it
July 13 2011
BWL’s new cogeneration power and steam plant to be based in the heart of REO Town is a nod to the future, Snyder and BWL officials said, because it’ll run on natural gas. Snyder said the BWL’s...
700 W. Barnes Ave., Lansing (517) 999-3012 Hours: M-Sat 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
July 13 2011
This Hydroworld location one of two is nestled in a mostly residential neighborhood, in the shadow of St. Casmir’s Catholic Church. A sign on the entrance to HydroWorld encourages customers to...
The Lansing State Journal lays off 15 employees or more amid corporate plans to cut costs. One former employee speaks out on the paper’s “atrophy.” One MSU professor talks the future of journalism.
July 6 2011
On June 21, Bob Dickey, Gannett’s U.S. Community Publishing division president, sent out a memo to employees that the U.S. publishing division would be shrinking by about 700 employees, or roughly...
5632 Okemos Road, East Lansing
July 6 2011
The carriage house is a classic building type that all but disappeared in the 20th century, but is staged for a comeback. Few are as fortunate as the handful of dwellings in the Lansing area that possess...
July 6 2011
Once Gov. Rick Snyder announced in his State of the State that he was picking up the baton from Jennifer Granholm on the proposed public bridge, Manuel "Matty" Moroun’s DIBC kicked off a PR media...
A medical marijuana patient in Lansing is sentenced to jail after failing to comply with a court order to not use marijuana as he seeks to maintain custody of his daughter
July 6 2011
In a case that could have implications for medical marijuana patients who are parents, a Lansing man was sentenced Tuesday to three days in county jail because he refuses to stop using medical marijuana...
Why two Lansing City Council candidates didn’t make it out to vote on May 3
July 6 2011
“There was a bit of confusion,” said the 36-year-old Damico, who is a full-time laboratory technician at Sparrow Hospital, referring to how the millage money would actually have been spent....
July 6 2011
Manzella, a 25-year-old REO Town resident, went to high school in Shelby Township and earned a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from Michigan State University in 2008 and is working...
Bernita White murder case, 10 years later
July 6 2011
A little girl spotted us and slid her bike to a stop. “Did something happen here?” she asked. Where do you start? On Saturday, June 23, 2001, Lansing resident Bernita White was killed by a...
6026 W. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd., Lansing (517) 580-4334 Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 7 days a week
July 6 2011
South Lansing’s Tri-Castle Cannabuzz is located on the west side of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard just north of Miller Road and, based on my personal experience, is easily overlooked. After several...
July 2 2011
Harold Leeman has been waiting four years to reclaim his 1st Ward seat on the Lansing City Council.“I know a lot of people know my record — it’s a progressive record. Some people need...
An Editorial
June 29 2011
The Council had plenty of time to fashion a reasonable ordinance since the imposition of a moratorium on new dispensaries last December. But with Friday’s expiration of the moratorium looming, the...
The Lansing City Council has legislated medical marijuana dispensaries off of Michigan Avenue
June 29 2011
Michigan Avenue will be off limits to medical marijuana dispensaries in a year, including the 11 that operate there now.That’s because of buffering requirements adopted in the city’s new medical...

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