June 23 2010
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Vacant buildings are a fact. Even attractive buildings can become unoccupied. Without proper maintenance, vacant buildings deteriorate quickly and can attract...
Bronze-age Korean architecture hits Ingham County
June 23 2010
Twenty-six people formed a U on Friday around Korean architect and philosopher Jai Soon Ko in room 201 of the Michigan State University International Center. Air and heat vents dotted the ceiling, while...
Lansing not doing well on its second try to name a street after Cesar Chavez
June 23 2010
Dueling Facebook pages give some clues as to why. But nearly everyone polled said they wanted to find some way to honor the late founder of the United Farm Workers’ union if not a street, then perhaps...
Lansing Police Department third in state to appoint an officer as LGBT liaison
June 23 2010
“People are OK, they just don’t want to have it, I guess, pushed in their face,” she said. “Probably not everybody at my department is aware. I do not flaunt it, I just go there...
June 23 2010
Before every Democrat from here to northern Oakland County turns "Kande Ngalamulume" into a dirty word for bailing out of a quixotic bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, hold tight. The nave 31-year-old...
Former White House “green jobs czar” Van Jones gives green economy talk in East Lansing
June 17 2010
“It’s good to be in Michigan,” Van Jones says to a vivacious audience. “It’s good to be in Michigan!” he repeats, winning over a sizeable crowd at Saturday’s Michigan...
June 17 2010
Saturday, June 19 EVENTST'ai Chi in Hunter Park. Bob Teachout, a local t'ai chi teacher invites anyone who would like to learn this exercise system to join him. 10 a.m. FREE. Hunter Park, 400 S. Holmes...
Rebutting Dillon and releasing an economic plan
June 17 2010
Tuesday and Wednesday were big days for Virg Bernero, fending off a TV ad launched by Democratic rival Andy Dillon, and releasing his state economic recovery plan.Dillon launched his campaign ad on Tuesday,...
June 16 2010
While you briefly mentioned the extensive and important holdings in LGBT materials, a specific shout out is warranted for the pioneering work of the late Anne Tracy, a columnist for City Pulse before her...
Mental health champion Richard Prangley to get award from MSU, another platform for his advocacy
June 16 2010
In 1955 at age 6, Prangley was wrongly placed in an institution in Coldwater. He was abused in a system that treated the developmentally disabled as if they did not deserve a normal upbringing. Prangley...
June 16 2010
Owner says: Could not be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: There’s nothing secret about the stately beauty of the East Lansing Masonic Temple, Lodge No. 482. The...
Detroit-area woman dreams a way to sop up oil, wants to try it in the Gulf
June 16 2010
The idea came to Adria Brown in a dream one night about 20 years ago. She recalled having listened to a news report on the radio about how Exxon had spent billions trying to create a new chemical solvent...
June 16 2010
It’s a beautiful story, Grand River Avenue. An old plank road built atop an Indian trial. Tolls were collected on the road back then. The federal government labeled it U.S. 16 during the infancy...
June 9 2010
But even though Pride is a season of celebration, it is important to remember that your safety comes first. That means the obvious don’t drink too much, don’t drink and drive, don’t...
Suit against Bash Back! temporarily on hold while group looks for a new attorney
June 9 2010
It has been more than a year since an Arizona-based Christian legal defense fund sued the “radical queer” Lansing activist group Bash Back! for a 2008 protest at a Delta Township church, but...
June 9 2010
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: One of the least sustainable forms of architecture are national chain restaurants. Built with no consideration for regional architecture, the buildings...
June 9 2010
the word, but also forgetting some of the benefits that a tad bit of well-chosen socialism can do for the public interest. In this case, it’s an accountable utility, the Lansing Board of Water and...
Ngalamulume campaign ends, for kind of, almost, sort of the second time
June 9 2010
It has been a strange week for former 8th Congressional District Democratic candidate Kande Ngalamulume. He quit the race on Thursday, citing a lack of financial resources, and then on Monday told City...
Church repurposes Lansing’s biggest eyesore, despite city’s objections
June 9 2010
Standing in what was once the butcher section of the former Farmer Jack supermarket on South Cedar Street, the Rev. Louis Dixon was about 25 yards away from a team of steelworkers installing a giant girder...
Transferring Property And Reducing Taxes
June 4 2010
(This article is the last in athree-part series which relates to estate planning paying special attention tonon-marital relationships. The author,Kristin D. Arnett, is a Lansing attorney specializing...

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