Aug. 21 2013
Placemaking is a wonky buzzword for the elusive moment when you walk around a corner and discover a concert in the park, a sculpture, a splash of fireworks, a lush garden, and plonk! A brick drops onto...
Aug. 21 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 21 — Facing up to a $30,000 loss in grant funding as a result of federal sequestration, Advent House Ministries is turning to public support to help fill the gap
Aug. 20 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 20 — It’s high summer in Michigan, but author and editor Ron Riekki isn’t out to promote the log-cabin, blue-water tourist-brochure view of the Upper Peninsula. Riekki and...
Aug. 19 2013
Monday, Aug. 19 – Individual tickets to most, but not quite all, of the Wharton Center’s 2013-14 season went on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. today. The season is heavy on Wharton’s...
Aug. 16 2013
Friday, Aug. 16 — Movie trailers really suck. Pound, pound, pound! Enter growly voice: This summer! The only woman he ever loved … was allergic to the only nipple he had left! Now is your...
Aug. 14 2013
Thursday, Aug. 14 — Its executive editor is gone and now the Lansing State Journal’s daily columnist was let go Friday as the Gannett-owned daily continues shedding staffers to save money....
Aug. 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 13 — On Thursday, WKAR-TV will record the first episode of its new sports talk show, “Current Sports.” The show will feature a live studio audience, and the show’s...
Aug. 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 13 — East Lansing City Council member Kevin Beard announced today that he would not seek a third term on the Council. Beard cited “professional opportunities” as the reason...
Aug. 12 2013
Last month, Lansing joined the great restaurant meccas of New York, San Francisco and Miami in dedicating a week to highlighting its local dining establishments. The first-ever Capital Area Restaurant...
Aug. 9 2013
Friday, Aug. 9 — The Ingham County Board of Commissioners will consider five applicants seeking to fill a board seat that will be vacated in early September by outgoing board member Debbie De Leon
Aug. 8 2013
Thursday, Aug. 8 — Lansing’s publicly owned utility is warning of “telephone calls from scam imposters” who have threatened to turn off customers’ service if they don’t...
Aug. 6 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 6 — Community ambassadors are needed for the 4th Annual East Lansing Welcomes the World, which introduces international students and families to the East Lansing community. The event...
Aug. 1 2013
Thursday, Aug. 1 — The Grateful Dead had just come off their legendary spring tour of Europe in 1972 when they took the stage at the Oregon County Fair to perform a benefit show for author Ken Kesey’s...
Aug. 1 2013
Thursday, Aug. 1 — Whole Foods Market, the Austin, Texas-based grocery chain specializing in natural and organic foods, reportedly plans to open a new location in Meridian Township in 2015
July 31 2013
Wednesday, July 31 — Leslie Donaldson, executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, announced today that she will be stepping down after eight years in that position. She announced...
July 26 2013
Friday, July 16 — Tickets went on sale today for Country Music Hall of Fame legend Willie Nelson, who will perform in Eaton County Sept. 26
July 23 2013
Tuesday, July 23 — Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for Arlo Guthrie, who will perform at the Wharton Center on Oct. 3. Guthrie, 66, is most famous for his 1967 talking blues song, “Alice’s...
July 20 2013
Friday, July 19 — Despite opposition from Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, the Lansing City Council will be asked Monday to consider pulling out of its Sister City program with St. Petersburg, Russia,...
July 18 2013
Wednesday, July 17 — Although the two organizations rarely agree on politics, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and the United Auto Workers Region 1-C are on the same page for the citywide...
July 18 2013
Thursday, July 18 — The Mark Schauer for Governor campaign has launched a petition drive asking why the Snyder administration outsourced the Pure Michigan travel guide to an Iowa publisher when it...

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