From Lansing and Orlando, shock, sadness and unity
June 15 2016
As the cast of Riverwalk Theater’s production of “Rent” slowly merged back into the crowd of people — some wearing “Love Wins” t-shirts, and others wrapped in rainbow...
June 15 2016
This building and its mirror image seen at the right edge of the photo form bookends that will eventually frame an entrance to this long-term development on the east side of Lansing. Designer-builder Dave...
Location sets Outfield apartments apart from other downtown housing
June 15 2016
There is a definite grad school-housing vibe to the Outfield, starting with the first-floor lounge with its panoramic view of the field, a bar, pool and shuffleboard tables, couches and, of course, big-screen...
June 14 2016
From Lansing and Orlando, shock sadness and unity As the cast of Riverwalk Theater’s production of “Rent” slowly merged back into the crowd of people — some wearing “Love...
June 8 2016
This property was featured as an Eyesore in, 2009 ( 3521-eyesore-of-the-week.html and its neglected conditions remain much the same. The broken windows noted then are...
Will the Zika virus spoil your summertime fun?
June 8 2016
As I write this column, spring — or what feels like summer — is finally here in the great Midwest. After more than a few false starts, it looks like the days that we all long for during the...
Bishop’s seat was vulnerable with a strong challenger
June 8 2016
It may have been news — national news, in fact — that Melissa Gilbert was ending her bid for Congress. But was she was ever serious, ever willing to undertake the grueling campaign, needed...
Bias complaint may prompt Council to forego housing approvals
June 8 2016
Half of the Lansing City Council, prompted by a federal housing discrimination complaint orchestrated by the Bernero Administration, is prepared to halt approval of all developments that include housing...
June 7 2016
2016 Summer Farmers Market Guide Summer is here, and farmers markets are sprouting up all over. Get the scoop on Greater Lansing’s farmers markets in this week’s issue
House bill introduced to limit bathroom use based on ‘biological sex’
June 3 2016
FRIDAY. June 3 — A group of 20 Republican members of the Michigan House of Representatives have introduced legislation aimed at transgender people that would require people to use government bathroo
June 1 2016
Alois Sandner of Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the April 27 “Eye for Design,” noting that the detail “can be found on one-time apothecary shop” on the corner...
Council opposition may force BWL plan to a referendum
June 1 2016
Critics on the Lansing City Council have the votes to kill a controversial plan to turn a downtown park near REO Town into the home of a power substation
BWL, city and Habitat offer plan to save house from bulldozer
May 31 2016
TUESDAY. May 31 — The Lansing Board of Water and Light, the city of Lansing and Habitat for Humanity have a plan to move the endangered Scott Center house and make it the centerpiece of a housing...
DeWeese pleads guilty To defrauding Blue Cross
May 25 2016
Former Ingham County state Rep. Paul DeWeese is facing up to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty last week to defrauding Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan through his medical practice
Who is stepping up and stepping out?
May 25 2016
The Michigan Climate Action Network recently called for the state to work toward a 100 percent renewable energy system by 2050. This aligns with the aim of the climate science if we want to stave off total...
May 25 2016
To begin, the name of this house is pronounced "coals," like the lumps found in the Christmas stockings of naughty children. Designed by architect J. J. Scott of Toledo, the building was one of 11 houses...
Bernero rejects Council’s time limit on interim attorney appointment
May 25 2016
When The Lansing City Council approved Mayor Virg Bernero's appointment of Joseph Abood as the interim city attorney on March 28, it did so for just two months
Energy forum a study in contrast between MSU and state government
May 25 2016
While MSU has taken the wheel and started to drive its own transition from coal toward renewable energy, the state of Michigan is still fussing with a stack of road maps. That’s the impression left...
Ingham County bonding considered to help fund Lansing’s Red Cedar project
May 25 2016
The developers of the Red Cedar Renaissance project on Michigan Avenue in Lansing may seek about $35 million in bonds funded through Ingham County for construction of the elaborate infrastructure needed...
May 24 2016
Summer of Art This week’s issue marks the kickoff of our Summer of Art, which puts original art from local artists on the cover for 15 weeks. This week starts with Lansing artist Tom Cocozzoli,...

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