Jan. 14 2015
Property: Unshoveled sidewalks, East Lansing Walkability is one of the fundamental principles of good urbanism. Urban-minded planners will employ straightforward designs in shaping our built environment...
The time has come to get Lansing government out of that business
Jan. 14 2015
Isn´t it finally time for Lansing to close its struggling City Market? It hasn´t worked and will not work. The city needs to cut its losses and move on. There´s an alternative. The city...
Jan. 14 2015
General Motors introduced its new Lansing-built Cadillac CTS-V at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. With a 640 hoursepower engine, the CTS-V has been called the most powerful Cadillac...
Lansing among the first Michigan cities to receive fiber optic internet to the home
Jan. 14 2015
“Dear bringer of the Light(Speed) Gods, I am writing to you from the confines of the desert island (aka: The Westside Neighborhood south of 496) that is my home. I long for the days that I may bask...
Harlem Globetrotter visits Holt school to teach bullying prevention
Jan. 14 2015
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14 — They got the basketball spinning. Some got their booties shaking. And they all said no to bullying. Harlem Globetrotter Herbert “Flight Time” Lang visited Wilcox...
BWL to hold special meeting about Peter Lark’s job
Jan. 13 2015
The Board of Water & Light General Manager Peter Lark’s job may be in danger. The BWL board is calling a special meeting for Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. “Board of Water & Light Commissioners Dennis...
Lark ousted as BWL general manager in sudden special meeting
Jan. 13 2015
Embattled General Manager Peter Lark was terminated as general manager of the Lansing Board of Water & Light Tuesday night in a special meeting, six months after the Board of Commissioners reappointed...
What should happen with the Lansing City Market?
Jan. 8 2015
After a recent City Pulse article about the declining number of vendors and foot traffic at the Lansing City, Tim Barron said on his radio show the market “could possibly move to Old Town.” Barron,...
Jan. 7 2015
Property: 1503 Turner Street, Lansing Owner: Pyramid Enterprise, East Lansing Assessed: $37,200 Along the first several blocks of Turner Street near Grand River, the streetscape is cohesive and lined...
New recycling service makes money from the clothes you throw away
Jan. 7 2015
At a penny a pound the City of Lansing may have found easy money out of what you throw away. In the first few weeks of using an Ohio-based company, Simple Recycling, to haul away clothes and some household...
Legislature punts on roads and funding
Jan. 7 2015
As legislators prepare for their mid-January return to the Capitol — the Republicans empowered and the Democrats weakened — it´s worth remembering the just-ended lame duck session: What...
Jan. 7 2015
Mark Grebner to speak at Land Use Lunch Political consultant Mark Grebner will be the speaker at the Land Use lunch Friday. Grebner is known to many for his years as an outspoken Ingham County commissioner....
Potter Park Zoo adds two new wolves
Jan. 7 2015
Two male gray wolves from the New York State Zoo are the latest additions to Potter Park Zoo. The eight-month-old brothers share the parents of fellow Potter Park Zoo female gray wolf, Tala.
A CONVERSATION ON RACE THAT IS BY ALL MEANS NECESSARY
Dec. 31 2014
The lines to the microphone at Union Missionary Baptist Church on Dec. 9 filled quickly. “What you feel, what you think, what your experiences have been are extremely important,” said Pastor...
10 who died in 2014
Dec. 31 2014
At the end of every year, I drop a dented dipper into the river of life and look at the lives of 10 people from the Lansing area who died in the past year. They are not all famous or accomplished, but...
Dec. 31 2014
This remarkable building has been in the possession of only three owners since its construction in 1920. The home exhibits all the features typical of the Colonial Revival style, from the strong symmetry...
Jesse Jackson, Lansing area mourners remember Rev. Michael Murphy
Dec. 31 2014
Shocked at the death Sunday of longtime Lansing political and pastoral leader the Rev. Michael Murphy, friends are finding solace in the memory of a principled public figure and empathic friend. "It´s...
Dec. 23 2014
The new $13.5 million Cooley Law School Stadium will have a new high definition scoreboard off left field, apartments beyond the outfield fence and a 360-degree concourse. And you’ll still be able...
City Market loses revenue; vendors say lack of marketing killing business
Dec. 23 2014
The Lansing City Market is often an empty shell of what it used to be. Why is it empty and what's the plan to help it survive?
Dec. 23 2014
Owing to an unusual arrangement, two streets in East Lansing’s Strathmore Addition intersect each other at two different locations. Butterfield Drive, which runs south along the front of this house,...

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