Pilot program for roadside marijuana checks proposed
Oct. 23 2015
LANSING – For years, police officers have used portable Breathalyzers to check drivers’ blood alcohol level. But there’s never been a portable marijuana-testing equivalent at officers’...
Artist prints native plants on invasive species
Oct. 23 2015
LANSING — An East Lansing artist prints the shadows of endangered plants on handmade paper crafted from the invasive plants that threaten them.A shadow of cream wild indigo printed on paper made...
Broad Art Museum tackles 50 years of video art
Oct. 21 2015
In a curious twist of fate, the death of former Broad Art Museum Director Michael Rush helped the museum acquire one of the cornerstone pieces of its latest exhibit, “Moving Time: Video Art at...
Oct. 21 2015
Performing are Marshall Applewhite, the Friend, DJ Ruckus, Lame Duck Sessions and Matt Dolinar. Steve Swart, aka DJ Ruckus, specializes in techno, house and bass music. “I’m probably playing...
Wharton Center event honors 50 years of the NEA, NEH
Oct. 21 2015
When Bill Ivey took the reins of the National Endowment for the Arts, he stepped into an organization in crisis
Dad and the Kennedys among longest-serving AG's biggest influences
Oct. 21 2015
At 90, Frank Kelley walks with a cane, but his mind is sharp and his spirit remarkably high considering that just this month his wife, Nancy, died at 67
Kositchek's marks 150 years in business
Oct. 21 2015
Nobody knows whether Mark Twain stopped by Kositchek’s Clothiers in downtown Lansing when he lectured at Mead’s Hall in 1871, but he could have
Oct. 21 2015
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and the liberation of Nazi concentration camps. It also marks the 70th anniversary of the death of one of the war's most iconic figures:...
Lansing Brewing Co. taps into city’s century-old beer history
Oct. 21 2015
When Lansing Brewing Co. opens Thursday, one of its featured beers will be named for Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero
Art + Bike Fix-it Stations unveiled in south Lansing
Oct. 21 2015
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21 — Two of Lansing’s newest public art pieces do more than brighten up the area. They can also help you fix your bike
Filmmaker sets coming of age story in Upper Peninsula
Oct. 16 2015
LANSING — An epic bike trip around Lake Superior inspired a new film that stars the Upper Peninsula.Filmmaker Edd Benda used breathtaking U.P. settings for his new movie, “Superior.”...
Lansing Brewing Co. to open Thursday
Oct. 16 2015
FRIDAY, Oct. 16 — “It’s time to brew beer again,” proclaims a mural on the side of the soon-to-open Lansing Brewing Co. While the brewery isn’t open yet, its brewers are hard...
The unkillable vibe of Bonnie Bucqueroux
Oct. 15 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 15 — I had a date with Bonnie Bucqueroux and now I'll never make it. We were going to pull up a couple of chairs and watch the world end. It would have been grand
Roadside sculpture designed to attract attention
Oct. 15 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 14 — Drivers on Lansing’s west side may have noticed a new roadside attraction earlier this year. The large sculpture, “Stop and Smell the Roses” by local artist...
Station earns high honors for radio, television programming
Oct. 15 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 15 — East Lansing’s WKAR recently received national recognition for its achievements in radio and television
517 Artsearch brings public art to your smartphone
Oct. 14 2015
During Thursday’s placemaking summit, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing rolled out its new smartphone app, 517 Artsearch
Lansing Symphony goes from coziness to conflagration
Oct. 14 2015
The able scouts of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra showed how to kindle a cold-weather fire the hard way at Friday’s über-romantic MasterWorks concert
Oct. 14 2015
For those in search of punk, indie or hip-hop, Mac’s Bar is often a safe bet
Local shops offer unique Halloween options
Oct. 14 2015
Coming up with the perfect Halloween costume idea always seems to be a struggle in the month of October
Placemaking summit discusses ways to improve life in Greater Lansing.
Oct. 14 2015
In an upstairs room in the Lansing Center Thursday, a room packed full of Greater Lansing’s movers and shakers gathered to ask a question: What can we do to make Lansing a better place to live,...

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