Abandoned lot in Moores Park Neighborhood to become community green space
Oct. 1 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 1 — Lansing’s Moores Park neighborhood is trading in an abandoned house for a community gathering space — with a little help.Mayor Virg Bernero and representatives from...
Grand Ledge twins take top spot on VH1's
Oct. 1 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 1 — A pair of Greater Lansing twins took home a $222,222.22 prize yesterday, taking the top spot in one of VH1’s newest reality TV shows
Ellison Brewery and Spirits announces Friday opening
Sept. 30 2015
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30 — Ellison Brewery and Spirits is on tap to join Greater Lansing’s growing beer scene this week, announcing a Friday opening
Staged reading fundraiser resurrects forgotten play
Sept. 30 2015
Kristine Thatcher, a prominent figure in the local theater scene, reached deep into her desk drawer and found something entirely different: a never-produced script with an emotional history
Great Michigan Read book sparks artifacts discussion
Sept. 30 2015
The Michigan Humanities Council’s selection for this year’s Great Michigan Read program should generate discussion about what readers consider important in their daily lives
Kimberly Lavon overcomes tragedy to return to art
Sept. 30 2015
Looking back, 2012 was a bit of a scary year. There were hurricanes, mass shootings, the advent of Obamacare and its alleged “death panels” — and all the while the ominous end of days...
Sept. 30 2015
After a short hiatus from the local scene, Peoples Temple headline Friday at Mac’s Bar
Sept. 30 2015
Greater Lansing theatergoers are treated to a smorgasbord of theater openings this weekend
Local groups tap into the popularity of craft beer
Sept. 30 2015
Beer brings people together. Plenty of beer and (fill in the blank) events are popping up all over town, enticing potential participants with the promise of tasty brews
‘The Whale’ takes on heavy subject matter
Sept. 30 2015
At its core, playwright Samuel D. Hunter’s “The Whale” is a devastating portrait of a morbidly obese man who sees the good in everyone except himself
Grand Ledge twins compete in the finale of 'Twinning'
Sept. 29 2015
TUESDAY, Sept. 29 — A pair of Grand Ledge twins have a chance to take home a $222,222.22 payday tomorrow night. Shawn and Claire Buitendorp, identical twins and Grand Ledge natives, are competitors
Frandor movie rental shop to close its doors
Sept. 25 2015
FRIDAY, SEPT. 25 — After 35 years of serving the East Lansing community, Video To Go announced today that it is preparing to close its doors for good
Local shop carries paper products made from elephant waste
Sept. 24 2015
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24 — Creativity and conservation are coming together in Williamston thanks to the Peculiar Perspectives art gallery and its new line of paper products from the Mr. Ellie Pooh company
Lansing Regional Chamber names 10 Over the Next Ten winners
Sept. 23 2015
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23 — The Lansing Regional Chamber’s recognized some of the community’s rising stars last night with its ninth annual 10 Over The Next Ten awards at MSU’s University...
Willow Tree Family Center offers help to Lansing parents
Sept. 23 2015
The main thrust of the nonprofit’s efforts are its support groups. It began three years ago with a single support group for mothers. Fast forwarding to the present, the group offers 24 support groups...
Thursday, Sept. 24
Sept. 23 2015
Twice already this summer the Capitol's East Lawn has filled up with tents for the Farmers Market at the Capitol. Thursday is the third and final market for the summer. The event, now in its 10th year,...
Lansing Symphony wows with all-Gershwin opener
Sept. 23 2015
All night, he sliced like a shark through the romantic billows and surges of an orchestra that’s already in mid-season form. Four works by Gershwin, including the famous “Rhapsody in Blue,”...
Ixion Theatre takes on Mamet’s ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’
Sept. 23 2015
“Glengarry Glen Rose,” David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1984 stage play, presented by Ixion Theatre on the brand-new Robin Theatre stage, is a painfully intimate look at the deep...
Sept. 23 2015
The Goddamn Gallows’ roots might be in Lansing, but the five-piece outfit, known for its potent mélange of punk, bluegrass and metal, has fans across the globe and spends much of its time...
Lansing artists compete in Michigan's premiere art competition
Sept. 23 2015
Krauss stands in the lobby of the service station, surrounded by a menagerie of metal animal sculptures. A moose and a giraffe greet customers who walk into the lobby. A brightly painted fish is tucked...

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