March 23 2016
Fourth Ward City Councilmember Jessica Yorko displays a t-shirt reading "Niowave Lies" while she waits in the lobby of the Niowave Corp.'s airport building before Tuesday night's State of the City speech...
Lou & Harry's Bar and Grill
March 23 2016
“Rightsizing” is one of those business world buzzwords that’s often used to signal dire times for a company. But for Lou & Harry’s, it’s not a euphemism. With the opening...
Bernero administration dodges Council’s city attorney questions
March 23 2016
Despite repeated questions about how McIntyre obtained the payout despite a provision in her contract limiting severance payments to not more than four months’ salary, Randy Hannan, Bernero’s...
East Lansing's historic Taco Bell is where preservationists should focus
March 23 2016
Where are the outcry, the petitions, the citizen rallies to preserve a unique slice of East Lansing's architectural history?
Dunnings sex-crime arrest rankles African-American community
March 23 2016
The arrest last week of Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III has left leaders in the African American community confused and angry.
March 22 2016
Coming this week in City Pulse: Cover story: Top of the Town 2016 kickoff This year’s installment of our best in Greater Lansing contest kicks off this week. Pick up this week’s paper...
Wife of Ingham County prosecutor files for divorce
March 22 2016
TUESDAY. March 22 — Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III has a new court battle — his wife of 37 years is suing him for divorce in the Ingham County Circuit Court. DunningsCynthia...
Council president threatens to hire outside counsel, employ subpoena powers
March 21 2016
MONDAY, March 21 — The Lansing City Council needs outside legal help and may have to use its subpoena powers to get to the bottom of why the Bernero administration agreed to a $160,000 payout to...
March 18 2016
FRIDAY, March 18 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Buffs boost black swallowtail as best bet for stat
Threats come with the job, many lawyers say
March 18 2016
LANSING — There was the lawyer who stabbed an opposing attorney in the shoulder with a pen in the courthouse. And the litigant who tried to run down a lawyer with a tractor. And the client who, angr
Scott House fight long overdue
March 16 2016
They got upbraided because they want more information before deciding if the city’s master plan should be changed to allow for the substation on what is now parkland. After all, it’s not some...
Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge
March 16 2016
“My heart weighs heavy to say that I’m officially retiring,” it read in part. “The outcome is clear … leave on my own terms and not spend my time fighting a losing battle...
March 16 2016
Chris Wolf of East Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the Feb. 3 “Eye for Design” as “the wonderful staircase of the small office building at 919 East Grand River.”...
Questions, questions and more questions
March 16 2016
McIntyre had been out of the office since at least Jan. 9, Brown Clarke and other councilmembers said. On Feb. 19, the Bernero administration announced that McIntyre had taken “an indefinite leave.”...
March 16 2016
For over a year, Cassandra lived in terror — beaten, strung out on heroin, her body hauled from one city to another and sold to as many as 15 men a day. Two of the men she was forced to service sexually...
Ingham County prosecutor charged with pandering, solicitation
March 14 2016
MONDAY, March 14 — Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings has been charged with pandering, a felony involving aiding and abetting prostitution
Police, Mayor seek shut down of Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge on city’s south side
March 14 2016
MONDAY. March 14 — An early Sunday morning shooting, which left three men hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, has resulted in calls by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero for a popular south...
Ingham County goes for Sanders 55 to 45 percent
March 9 2016
WEDNESDAY. March 9 — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ narrow statewide victory in yesterday’s Democratic Presidential Primary was boosted by a big victory in Ingham County. Sanders received...
Bloom Coffee Roasters / Fire Mountain
March 9 2016
“I fell in love with roasting and the art of coffee immediately,” he said. “The smells, the science behind roasting and brewing and the endless knowledge of an ever-evolving industry...
Preservationists fear Republican bill would dismantle 78 historic districts
March 9 2016
A bill sponsored by Republicans in the Legislature has the state's preservation community on red alert over the fate of Michigan's 78 historic districts, even after changes were introduced at a Feb....

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