March 31 2010
The clash between Bernero, the city’s chief executive, and Wood, his chief critic on the Lansing City Council, has been well chronicled, with the political tug-ofwar coming to a head in 2009 when...
March 31 2010
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: At one time, the weathered house at 420 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. was quite a handsome dwelling in the tradition of the early American farmhouse style
Gang members bring tales of grit, change to Lansing
March 31 2010
Last Thursday night at the NorthStar Center on Lansing’s east side, Latin Counts gang member Anthony Caruso spent two hours alternating rants with another gang member. Caruso, 25, was in Lansing...
What happened to Lansing's public access, and what's being done about it.
March 31 2010
Sinclair is a famed counterculture activist who, among other things, has been a poet, marijuana legalization activist, manager of the band MC5, underground newspaper publisher and founder of the White...
A few more endorsements, plus Virg's birthday
March 31 2010
First off, happy birthday to Mayor Virg Bernero, who was born on this day in 1964. By our math, he turned 46 today.But it was probably a bittersweet lead up to his birthday for the mayor, as a companion...
A quirky fundraiser for Bernero, and a campaign stop in Kalamazoo
March 25 2010
Would you like to eat ice cream at 8 a.m. and pay $250 to have a private conversation with Virg Bernero? Well, you’re in luck.Last week, the Bernero campaign sent out an invitation for an “un-breakfast”...
MSU’s Artificial Language Lab celebrates 35 years.
March 24 2010
Photos Lawrence Cosentino/City Pulse In 1974, Donald Sherman, disabled by a facial paralysis called Moebius syndrome, became the first person to use a computer voice to order a pizza. Last week he watched...
March 24 2010
If you spend more than two hours a day in front of the computer you may be one of the 125 million Americans that suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome, commonly called CVS. Eyes are stressed by continuously...
Local pastor, city official had ongoing delinquent taxes
March 24 2010
Maxwell said that the transfer should have been done a long time ago. He said that the transfer “had nothing to do” with the fact that news broke last Wednesday that Charles Moore, the treasurer...
Company that owns downtown Lansing office building pays some back taxes
March 24 2010
101 S. Washington Sq. Development LLC paid off $184,380.07 in 2007 taxes and $68,569.93 in late fees on Friday for the office building at 101 S. Washington Square, on the southeast corner of Washington...
March 24 2010
Property: 743 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing Owner: Westminster Presbyterian Church Assessed: exempt Owner says: Susan Cancro, executive director of Advent House located in the building, said...
Local advocates want alcoholic energy drinks banned
March 24 2010
Four Loko and Joose these beverages might not be familiar to a parent shopping with an underage son or daughter. But packaged in cans and containing stimulating ingredients similar to energy drinks like...
March 24 2010
Name the Michigan Democratic Party's last attorney general nominee in 2006 and win a prize. Shoot, I covered the guy and still needed Google to come up with the name: Amos Williams. That's kind of the...
March 18 2010
Property: 200 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing Owner: Jonathan and Leola Watts Taxpayer: Jonathan and Leola Watts Assessed: $26,500 Owner says: Unable to be reached for comment Architecture critic...
March 17 2010
Yeah, it was clever that City Pulse sought the input of a medieval literature professor, the English Oxford Dictionary and the Bard himself for insight into the childish term “Powk” that is...
City agency applies for grant for downtown skating rink
March 17 2010
The Lansing Tax Increment Finance Authority has applied for a $100,000 grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to build a year-round rink, which would be partially covered. The remaining $400,000...
Why such a tiff over Lansing City Council members giving back some of their pay?
March 17 2010
Robinson is referring to an attempt at last week’s Council meeting by At-Large Councilman Brian Jeffries to put a nonbinding resolution on the agenda for each Council member to give up a portion...
March 17 2010
Thirty-five years later, Okemos author and former Ingham County judge Larry Glazer writes in a soon-to-be-published book that he believes the jury got it wrong. Swainson, Michigan’s governor from...
City’s sale of an Old Town landmark troubles former tenants
March 17 2010
The Comfort Station was once the home of the North Lansing Community Association but has sat empty for eight years. During that period, the city has tried to sell the 17-footwide building while its former...
A new poll shows Bernero still trailing Dillon, plus a few other endorsements
March 17 2010
Another week, another poll of the gubernatorial race. Bill Ballenger, publisher of Inside Michigan Politics,released an early snippet of a poll commissioned by Market Research Group thatshows Lansing...

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