An announcement on its website said so Monday, but it’s been taken down with no explanation
April 20 2011
It also said: “Individuals whose pre-employment physical results are verified positive for tobacco/nicotine use will be disqualified from employment, their job offer will be rescinded, and they will...
April 20 2011
Bernero used the continued operation of the golf courses as an issue in his mayoral reelection campaign against City Councilwoman Carol Wood. More recently, he and Parks Director Murdock Jemersen have...
6030 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Suite 8, Lansing Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat-Sun Noon-8 p.m. (517) 394-7701 www.pureoptions.com
April 20 2011
Cannabis ranges from $12 to $15 a gram good prices for the quality they had. The $13-a-gram Sour OG was helpful for nausea but didn’t have long-lasting effects. The flavor was pleasant but left...
'Another rich financial corporation'
April 13 2011
And, yes, it’s great that Lansing will still benefit from the reported 557 jobs kept in Lansing. But since the Accident Fund is a totally owned for-profit subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of...
1407 Pontiac St., Lansing
April 13 2011
There is no denying that the public view of a building is important. It’s the reason that the greatest amount of aesthetic and monetary effort is put into the facade. But buildings visible from two...
A tiny building shall lead the way — if the governor gets his way. Snyder’s proposal to reduce development tax incentives by more than $160 million derails plans for Old Town’s Comfort Station — and that’s just the first stop
April 13 2011
The city has agreed to sell the Comfort Station, 313 E. Grand River Ave., to the Michigan Historic Preservation Network for $60,000, but the development agreement hinged on obtaining historic and brownfield...
Controversy brews over reopening train track that runs through Old Town
April 13 2011
Mark Dobronski, president of the Adrian and Blissfield Rail Road Co., which owns the stretch of track that passes through the heart of Old Town, said residents have complained about receiving tickets from...
April 13 2011
On Tuesday, it was learned Snyder, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville and House Speaker Jase Bolger agreed on a revamped way to get rid of the Michigan Business Tax by softening the impact of the...
On the Snyder budget
April 6 2011
The Governor’s call for everyone to share in the burden of recovery for Michigan may sound fair, but a sense of injustice rises when people who have played no part in the general economic decline...
Martinez commits to the First Ward, a fifth candidate jumps in, and who will get labor support?
April 6 2011
Former State Rep. Lynne Martinez has settled on running for Lansing City Council in the First Ward instead of At-Large, where she would have faced two incumbents with strong labor support
Property: Former Lansing Board of Water and Light substation, Valley Court Park, East Lansing
April 6 2011
In the 19th century, it was common practice to move a building sometimes more than once from one place to another. It was ordinary to see a building sliced in parts and moved piece by piece to a new...
Sifting through the scraps of a celebration on Grand Avenue
April 6 2011
At 8 a.m. on a recent Saturday, a tall man in an orange vest walked in front of the new headquarters of the Accident Fund Insurance Co. of America, picking up bits of trash
A Lansing Township official takes a letter from Lansing over a proposed joint sidewalk project as “bullying.” The city says it wasn’t meant that way
April 6 2011
A letter the Bernero administration said was meant to help move along the proposed Waverly Road sidewalk project has drawn the ire of one Lansing Township official
April 6 2011
Michigan is Yours! is the moniker being used by developer Tony Gray and Chief David Tomby, who tried four years ago to build a casino on top of Cobo Hall something he called the Xanadu Plan. Detroit radio...
Poking the sacred cow of public versus private emergency medical services
April 6 2011
hat started out as a simple question how can deficit-ridden Lansing save $1 million in its emergency medical service, or EMS, budget? turned into an inquiry so fraught with political and economic feuds,...
5812-D S. Cedar St., Lansing. Hours: M-Sat 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (517) 580-4461
April 6 2011
This small, white building is unmistakable to southbound travelers on Cedar Street with its giant red cross and cannabis leaf painted on the side. Upon entering through a screen door, there were two counters...
Well, just the unwanted, non-native, invasive plants
April 1 2011
Thursday, March 31 — In effort to restore native plant vegetation and the ecological health of local ponds, the Ingham County drain commissioner set a portion of Groesbeck Golf Course and nearby...
How the Ottawa Street Power Station fired up and flamed out
March 31 2011
State of the art equipment, hidden smokestacks and a stunning stylized-flame design made the Ottawa Power Station the city’s most cherished landmark. Slowly, it sank under the silt of time, neglect...
120 W. Church St., Williamston
March 31 2011
Property: 120 W. Church St., Williamston Owner: Stanley and Margaretta Freburg Assessed value: $61,300 Owner says: Could not be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: This...
March 30 2011
In 2007, City Pulse was about to publish a short story that the Accident Fund Insurance Co. of America was going to adapt the Ottawa Power Station to be its headquarters

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