Greenwave Dispensary/Capital Vine/Bangkok House
Feb. 17 2016
After the 2011 Metro Lansing medical marijuana dispensary bubble and its subsequent pop, local cannabis provision centers have mostly flown under the radar. They’ve also been mostly relegated to...
Bernie the Jew — Who knew? Who cares?
Feb. 17 2016
But for a reason that has barely surfaced so far, a Sanders nomination and victory would be YUGER. While we’ve long had Jews in Congress and on the Supreme Court, Sanders would be the first major-party...
Snow-free yards and fields
Feb. 17 2016
This subject will draw numerous detractors, as it pertains more to regionalism rather than so-called bad architecture. And very few people eagerly anticipate the prospect of clearing sidewalks with a snow...
Residents, management struggle with critters at ‘Tower of Terror'
Feb. 17 2016
Late last year, the resident who had noticed red, itchy dots on his skin woke up one night to discover tiny bugs attached to his skin, feasting on his blood
Eastern's sale to Sparrow raises 'red flag' over fate of historic building
Feb. 17 2016
Last week, architect Elisabeth Knibbe punched up a few images of Lansing's Eastern High School on her computer
Feb. 16 2016
TUESDAY, Feb. 16 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Service animals, not pets, qualify for new patch
Fourth graders will get field trips to federal parks
Feb. 16 2016
LANSING — Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is one of 186 federal parks that will split the $1.1 million National Park Foundation grant to set up field trip programs.The $4,820 grant secured last...
State hires chief medical officer full time, ending health code violation
Feb. 12 2016
FRIDAY. Feb. 12 — The state of Michigan now has a full-time chief executive medical officer. City Pulse broke the story Tuesday that Dr. Eden Wells, who is overseeing the medical response to...
Developer proposes ropes course, zip line in downtown
Feb. 12 2016
FRIDAY, Feb. 12 — Residents and visitors alike may soon have the opportunity to view Lansing’s skyline from a bird’s-eye perspective
Residents of troubled South Washington Park take case to City Council
Feb. 11 2016
THURSDAY. Feb. 11 — For years, residents at 3200 S. Washington Ave., a Lansing Housing Commission building on the near south side, have complained about a host of issues compromising their living...
State’s medical chief holds post in violation of health code
Feb. 10 2016
The state’s top official overseeing the medical response to the Flint water crisis is violating state law by only serving in a part-time capacity
Republican one-party rule a disaster for Michigan
Feb. 10 2016
If it wasn't clear before, it should be now: Michigan's Republicans have proven utterly incapable of governing the state
Feb. 10 2016
Designed by Detroit-area architects Minoru Yamasaki & Associates, this building has served as the headquarters for the Michigan State Medical Society since its completion in 1961
Notes from an afternoon with water volunteers in Flint
Feb. 10 2016
Two water-bearing volunteers knocked at the door of a tiny house on Flint's north side Sunday afternoon. Five barefoot kids, ages 3 to 11, nearly outnumbered the few pieces of furniture inside
State’s top medical officer not serving full time as required by law
Feb. 9 2016
TUESDAY, Feb. 9 — The state official overseeing the medical response to the Flint water crisis appears to be violating state law by only working part time
Feb. 5 2016
A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service
Link undervalues Michigan's credit unions' local cooperative mission
Feb. 3 2016
In his most recent column, Link again criticized Michigan credit unions for failing to meet standards for sustainable purity — a standard that no credit union or bank is obliged to meet
Lansing's Refugee Development Center absorbs big surge of volunteers
Feb. 3 2016
Andrew Ford, a pastor at Grand Ledge Baptist Church, resolved to venture "outside his comfort zone" in 2016. He wasn't alone. Thursday, Ford joined a mob of volunteers who reported for duty with Lansing's...
Feb. 3 2016
Tim Bogar of Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the mosaic surrounding the entrance to the Lansing Art Gallery on Washington Square as the December Eye for Design
Dusty's Cellar/Daddy's Little Grill/Fresh & Furious/Better Health
Feb. 3 2016
Not too long ago, food trucks were simply regarded as mobile chow stations. They were relegated to the parking lots of factories and strip malls or crammed between the elephant ear cart and fresh-squeezed...

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