The historic filling station in Old Town is poised to reopen as a coffee and sandwich shop
March 18 2013
Wednesday, June 15 — From eyesore to eye candy in two years, the renovation of the historic filling station at the corner of Grand River and Capitol avenues in Old Town is on the verge of completion
Two sides are apparent in the process of adopting medical marijuana dispensary regulations. A public hearing on the draft ordinance is scheduled for Monday night.
March 18 2013
Friday, June 17 — Who has been giving more input to Lansing City Council members about regulating the city’s medical marijuana dispensaries? Neighborhood groups or dispensary owners?
The mayor is in Washington to track down federal money for REO Town and the old Verlinden plant
March 18 2013
Monday, June 20 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is in Washington today to make the city’s case for about $2 million in federal grant money that would revamp Washington Avenue in REO Town and repurpose...
Neogen CEO not too keen on “noisy dispensaries” or their clientele on Michigan Avenue
March 18 2013
Wednesday, June 22 — The CEO of a global corporation headquartered in Lansing said today the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing is “very embarrassing” when he welcomes...
Lansing Planning Board’s recommendation to City Council: Don’t adopt the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance as drafted
March 18 2013
Thursday, June 23 — The city of Lansing’s Planning Board voted unanimously tonight against the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance
‘Lansterdam,’ a board recommendation, the mayor’s dispensary ordinance and perhaps futile cries for a moratorium extension culminate days before City Council votes on a medical marijuana dispensary ordinance
March 18 2013
Friday, June 24 — In the week leading up to the Lansing City Council’s scheduled vote Monday on the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance, a group of concerned business owners and...
After the first winter with Lansing’s new snow and ice removal ordinance, properties are assessed from the city
March 18 2013
Monday, June 27 — Between Oct. 1 and April 1, it cost the city $21,337.38 to clear snow and ice from sidewalks adjacent to private properties in the city. And those property owners who owe the city...
The Ingham County Health Department is seeking residents’ input on needs for cooling off during extreme heat without spiking energy demand
March 18 2013
Wednesday, June 29 — The Ingham County Health Department is arming itself and its residents with more than cold water and a cool breeze to combat the hot summer
Lansing City Clerk awarded top honor in the field
March 18 2013
Friday, July 1 — Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope is the best in the state at what he does. The Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks, a statewide organization representing clerks in Michigan’s...
Celebration Cinema offers you the chance to see all the 'Harry Potter' adventures in one day
March 18 2013
Don't call it a marathon — it's more of a Harry-thon. Next week, Celebration Cinema will announce the details on its plans to show all eight "Harry Potter" adventures back to back to back to ......
With a Saturday deadline, few medical marijuana dispensaries have applied to the city clerk for licenses they need to operate under Lansing’s new ordinance
March 18 2013
Thursday, July 7 — When the Lansing City Council established medical marijuana dispensary regulations June 27, it gave existing businesses 10 days to apply with the city for a license to operate.Of...
A vote on dispensary license fees, cap postponed; bike parking rules introduced
March 18 2013
Thursday, July 7 — The Lansing City Council postponed a vote scheduled for today on a maximum number of medical marijuana dispensaries it will allow and what their licensing fee will be
A Lansing City Councilwoman gives Lansing a “four or a five” out of 10 when it comes to bicycle parking availability. A proposed ordinance would require property owners to install more bike parking.
March 18 2013
Friday, July 8 — If you ride your bicycle around Lansing, perhaps you’ve asked yourself: Where should I park this thing? Fourth Ward Lansing City Councilwoman Jessica Yorko — a known...
Finalizing dispensary regulations and plugging a budget hole
March 18 2013
Friday, July 8 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to put the finishing touches on its medical marijuana dispensary ordinance and balance the previous fiscal year budget at its meeting Monday
Celebrating South Sudan’s independence in Lansing
March 18 2013
Monday, July 11 — Grand Rapids resident and Sudan native Racheal Akoi was in Lansing this weekend to bask in the glory of her home country’s independence
A cap and fees are set; the Council agrees to balance last fiscal year’s budget
March 18 2013
Tuesday, July 12 — After more than an hour of debating what a fair cap on the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city should be, the Lansing City Council voted Monday to keep the number...
The Lansing Association for Human Rights grades Lansing City Council candidates on their stances on various LGBT issues. One candidate is “very surprised” by his “inaccurate” rating.
March 18 2013
Friday, July 15 — A Lansing City Council candidate writes that he is “very surprised” by an “inaccurate” rating he received on gay rights issues by the Lansing Association...
Public hearing scheduled Monday on snow and ice removal
March 18 2013
Friday, July 15 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing at its meeting Monday night on the city’s first snow and ice removal assessment roll
Lansing City Council members express concern over the administration’s plans to naturalize some city parks
March 18 2013
Wednesday, July 20 — City officials are moving forward with plans to naturalize areas in more than a dozen parks in the city. Meanwhile, four City Council members are expressing concerns over where...
Ingham County Register of Deeds launches series of town hall meetings: ‘There is enough fraud to go through my office for 10 years and then some’
March 18 2013
Thursday, July 21 — Imagine coming home to find your locks have been changed and your belongings now line the shelves of local thrift stores. Or that you and your family are being evicted from your...

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