Visiting speaker swears by hot development tool
March 3 2010
“Then somebody comes along and picks and chooses, saying ‘This is what the public wanted.’” Hunt said the transit village lacks amenities promised to the community as “mitigation”...
March 3 2010
But running for county commissioner can inject the ambitious with a little extra ho, ho, ho. The 30-year-old Tsernoglou had that. Even if only seven souls out of 1,659 registered voters from East Lansing’s...
March 3 2010
An investigation by City Pulse and WLNS Channel 6 into the qualifications of appointees to Lansing city boards and commissions set forth in the Lansing city charter. Written and reported by Neal McNamara...
March 1 2010
Property: 222 Kalamazoo St., Lansing Owner: Thornburg Equity Group, LLC Assessed: $455,900 Owner says: Unavailable for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: The Midtown Apartments is...
Feb. 24 2010
A new study by economists at Wilder Research showed that Michigan’s school readiness efforts saved the state $1.15 billion last year by lowering social costs (welfare, dropouts, prison, special education...
Under the roof of Friendship Baptist Church, two congregations operate
Feb. 24 2010
The Scripture was an apt description of what some members of the church are feeling. The congregation has split into two sides over the past several years, some supporting the church’s 27-year pastor,...
Teens, cell phones and sexting
Feb. 24 2010
“My parents told (my siblings and me) to never even think about doing it,” Bonene said. “They also mentioned that kids that do sexting are bad influences, and we should stay away from...
Two major state LGBT groups to merge
Feb. 24 2010
Alicia Skillman, executive director of the Detroit-based Triangle Foundation, said that the two groups have been in discussions about the merger since the beginning of last summer. Skillman said that the...
An aggregator of Lansing government happenings
Feb. 24 2010
Wood and Jeffries are unsupportive of Robinson’s new Council meeting set up, and have been voting against resolving from regular meeting into CoW, though a vote has only come up on it once before....
Feb. 24 2010
Joe "The Plumber" Wurzelbacher was speaking, sure. But over 5,000 people? Many of whom carrying signs sporting such antigovernment messages as "Wake Up America - Stop The Insanity," "B.O. (Barack Obama)...
Feb. 24 2010
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has touted that he visited with White House officials in Washington before his announcing a run for governor — but over the weekend, it was claimed by an unlikely entity...
Feb. 19 2010
Building: 1001 W. Saginaw St., Lansing Owner: Mark Spagnuolo Taxpayer: Mark Spagunolo Assessed: $118,800 Owner says: Could not be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: One...

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