April 20 2016
Here’s what’s up: City Pulse and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing are cosponsoring this project. If an artist’s work is selected for the cover, the artist agrees to give the work to...
April 20 2016
The majority of Michiganians support legalizing the recreation use of marijuana, says polling by EPIC MRA. In 2015, those for it numbered 53 percent — up from 50 percent the year before and 47 percent...
We Love Kids N Dogs / Tinkrlab
April 20 2016
With the international maker movement in full swing, Metro Lansing tinkerers, inventors and “toy hackers” have no shortage of outlets for their creativity. Last October marked the second...
Lansing, state officials wrestle with regulating medical marijuana dispensaries
April 20 2016
Despite being ruled illegal under Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act, dozens of provisioning centers have opened across Lansing in the last year, adding to the score or more that already existed
The Whole Foods ‘experience’ brings pot of competition to a boil
April 20 2016
The long-awaited opening day of Whole Foods in Meridian Township last week was big entertainment and serious business. Some sharp repartee at the cheese counter summed it up
Time for Bernero to come clean on McIntyre payout
April 20 2016
In February, when Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero first said the $160,000-plus departure payout to his city attorney served the best interest of the city, it seemed plausible, though extravagant
Feds find Lansing Housing Commission financially ‘troubled,’ order clean-up
April 20 2016
WEDNESDAY. April 20 — The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department has ordered the “troubled” Lansing Housing Commission to get its finances in order. “The Lansing Housing...
Eaton Co. deputy resigns to avoid disciplinary hearing
April 20 2016
One Eaton County deputy sheriff resigned, a member of the command staff received a written reprimand and a 28-year-old Grand Ledge man is negotiating a settlement with the county
April 19 2016
Cover story: The 420 Issue In City Pulse’s first-ever 420 issue, Todd Heywood looks at the future of dispensaries in Michigan, and Ty Forquer talks with medical marijuana users about how/why they...
April 15 2016
FRIDAY, April 15 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Cities face challenges in getting the lead out:...
Lake Michigan turtles can’t get the lead out
April 15 2016
LANSING — You likely won’t find any painted and snapping turtles headbanging to Metallica in Lake Michigan wetlands. But heavy metal runs in their veins.These turtles accumulate heavy metals...
Parks board favors BWL plan for Scott Park, 5-3
April 13 2016
Bob Ford, architect of the Lansing Board of Water & Light\'s plan for the Central Substation, makes a point to Lansing Parks Board member at the Foster Community Center.Berl Schwartz/City Pulse&
Little Green Branches
April 13 2016
As the rest of nature undergoes its annual spring rebirth this month (we’re done with all the snow, right?) the free 2016 Lansing Baby Fair Saturday at the Lansing Center will just be focusing on...
April 13 2016
Although this building, which is the old Sav-Mor grocery store on the north side, seems to need significant attention, in reality it would be greatly aided with the basic act of simplifying the exterior
Improving city neighborhoods means funding and engagement
April 13 2016
Mayor Virg Bernero announced in his State of the City address last month he wants a block by block assessment of every neighborhood in Lansing. His goal? Identify the strengths and weaknesses of each neighborhood...
FBI subpoenas county computers; finds only ‘inappropriate’ photos
April 13 2016
“I have the unfortunate duty to inform you that the FBI served a subpoena and search/seizure warrant on the County late this afternoon,” county Administrator Tim Dolehanty emailed county commissioners...
Brown Clarke says developer cited pressure from Bernero
April 13 2016
“Mr. Saboury contacted me the previous week and stated that he was receiving repetitive phone calls from Mayor Bernero asking him, pleading with him, to file a civil case,” Brown Clarke said....
April 8 2016
A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service
Great Lakes cities swallow streams
April 8 2016
LANSING — Developers have buried more than 350 miles of streams in Michigan over the last century, creating large areas researchers call “urban stream deserts.” These riverless areas...
April 6 2016
Linda Vail, the Ingham County health officer, has warned county employees in Mason that using tap water from the Mason municipal water system may pose a health hazard because of elevated copper levels

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