Oct. 18 2010
Monday, Oct. 18 — After receiving “very positive” feedback from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, city officials are bringing back a tax incentive plan that...
Oct. 15 2010
Thursday, Oct. 14 — The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce is already plotting how to unseat three City Council members who voted against tax breaks for developer Pat Gillespie’s Market Place...
Oct. 13 2010
Gillespie has a purchase agreement that will be finalized in the next week or so for the diner once frequented by local police and firefighters. From there, a 90-day social media blitz will seek input...
Oct. 13 2010
Joe Manzella, 24, and Rory Neuner, 30, sat in the City Hall chambers Monday during the contentious votes on brownfield incentives for Gillespie’s $23 million Market Place and $14 million Marshall...
Oct. 13 2010
Wednesday, Oct. 13 — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero unveiled a “revolutionary” economic plan today that looks a lot like an idea from … former Republican Gov....
Oct. 12 2010
Tuesday, Oct. 12 — Developer Pat Gillespie has called a “media roundtable” today to “set some things straight” after the Lansing City Council delivered setbacks Monday night...
Oct. 11 2010
Monday, Oct. 11 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on tax incentives for the Marshall Street Armory redevelopment in the east side neighborhood. The question remains whether...
Oct. 6 2010
Wednesday, Oct. 6 — Democrat Virg Bernero may have his last realistic chance this weekend when he debates Rick Snyder to turn things around in the governor’s race. But who will actually watch?
Oct. 5 2010
Tuesday, Oct. 5 — The Lansing City Council passed a resolution 7-1 at Monday’s meeting supporting borrowing $3 million to consolidate the city’s two maintenance garages. Those bonds will...
Oct. 4 2010
Monday, Oct. 4 — Tax incentives for three proposed redevelopment projects expected to bring jobs and rehabilitate contaminated property in the city will be discussed at tonight’s Lansing City...
Sept. 29 2010
Tuesday, Sept. 28 -- The Lansing City Council put on quite a show during Monday’s five-hour meeting, and fireworks began shortly after the Council unanimously approved a special land use permit for...
Sept. 29 2010
This piece of bare land makes developers’ eyes light up because of its close proximity to downtown, I-496 and the Grand River. It’s no wonder it has taken only two months to go from an eyesore...
Sept. 29 2010
Fifty-four employees from 18 local businesses (including City Pulse) were notified recently that U.S. Health and Life Insurance Co. will terminate the 6-year-old Ingham County Advantage health insurance...
Sept. 29 2010
Tim Kaltenbach was surprised when he heard the news that Jessica Yorko, his successor on the Lansing City Council, had missed 27 of 33 Public Safety Committee meetings in roughly seven months
Sept. 29 2010
Wednesday, Sept. 29 — A new advertisement launched by the Republican Governors Association against Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero targets three mayoral office expenditures, one of...
Sept. 27 2010
Monday, Sept. 27 — After nearly two years, the proposed snow and ice removal ordinance, which grants the city permission to clear snow from sidewalks if residents fail to do so (and charges them),...
Sept. 23 2010
Thursday, Sept. 23 — Climate change research done on the Great Lakes region is a hodgepodge and in most cases not very useful for policymakers. Researchers from Michigan State University, the University...
Sept. 22 2010
The Lansing Board of Water and Light is midway through moving 450,000 cubic yards of toxic legacy coal ash the byproduct of burning coal that contains arsenic, mercury and boron from its property north...
Sept. 22 2010
At a Sept. 13 City Council meeting, regular attendee John Pollard presented a Freedom of Information Act request he filed with the city asking for all Council members’ attendance records at committee...
Sept. 22 2010
Standing on the Michigan Avenue bridge looking north with an architectural designer offers a unique perspective of much of the recent downtown activity: the Ottawa Power Station, City Market, River Trail,...

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