April 23 2014
One by one, vendors at the Lansing City Market would furrow their brows or shrug their shoulders when asked: How are things going at the market?
April 23 2014
A humble, hard-working farmer from Bunker Hill Township. Responsible with money, progressive on social issues. That’s the portrait Eric Schertzing paints of himself — and it is one that he...
April 21 2014
Monday, April 21 — The Lansing City Council tonight unanimously approved a pair of tax incentives for General Motors Co., as well as gave Ingham County Drain Commissioner Pat Lindemann unanimous...
April 16 2014
If you thought “open” places of worship and “affirming” places of worship for the LGBT community is simply a matter of word choice, guess again. It is the difference between one...
April 14 2014
Monday, April 14 — The Sierra Club over the weekend formally urged the Lansing Board of Water and Light to not spend millions on short-term pollution controls at its aging coal-fired Eckert plant,...
April 9 2014
The Lansing City Council is in the process of establishing a formal commission to review and facilitate public art, but an underlying question that needs to be dealt with is: Will the public pay for it?
April 8 2014
Tuesday, April 8 — Let’s savor this one for a moment: In what could have been yet another messy dispute this year over legislative process, the Lansing City Council came together Monday night...
April 4 2014
Friday, April 4 — Lansing City Councilwoman Jessica Yorko wants the Council to show solidarity with the LGBT community after a hate crime took place in Ypsilanti Monday and as the attorney general...
April 3 2014
Thursday, April 3 — While Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero was tempted to try and fix a culture of divisive politics in Washington, he will not pursue an open Congressional seat to try and fix it
April 3 2014
Thursday, April 3 — The owner of Frandor Shopping Center is suing the city of Lansing, claiming business owners in the shopping center will be on the hook for helping pay tens of millions of dollars...
April 2 2014
Wednesday, April 2 — A few City Pulse readers (or perhaps people just passing by newsstands) are upset over this week’s cover of Michigan State University’s mascot, Sparty, depicted as...
April 1 2014
Tuesday, April 1 — At least one member of the public and a City Pulse reporter were mistakenly locked out of a Lansing City Council committee meeting Monday night due to a miscommunication with City...
March 26 2014
On Saturday afternoon, Penny Gardner and her partner, Marilyn Bowen, went to a celebratory lunch with their newlywed friends Jody Valley and Elaine Thomason at Beggar’s Banquet in East Lansing....
March 24 2014
Monday, March 24 — For the first time in nine years, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has proposed a balanced budget to the Lansing City Council that anticipates a $500,000 surplus to bolster the city’s...
March 22 2014
Saturday, March 22 — Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum issued marriage licenses to 57 same-sex couples today, hours before a federal appeals court put a halt to her ability to do so
March 21 2014
Friday, March 21 — The Ingham County Health Department is in the process of clearing a mercury spill at the East Lansing wastewater treatment plant that occurred in November and should have been...
March 19 2014
The Red Cedar Renaissance project on Lansing’s East Side just keeps getting bigger and denser. Developers and economic development officials say it could surpass $200 million in private investment...
March 19 2014
Lansing City Council President A’Lynne Boles is ready to “fight the fight” alongside the Bernero administration to sell the Council on a roughly $22 million, public/private redevelopment...
March 19 2014
District Judge Hugh Clarke Jr. has ordered Lansing to pay East Side property owner Edwar Zeineh $7,200 in attorney fees after the city wrongfully towed two vehicles from Zeineh’s property that blocked...
March 12 2014
Lansing may have turned a corner on its annual budget woes — at least in the short term. For the first time in a decade, the administration will propose a budget for the next fiscal year that doesn’t...

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