Some Moores Park residents saddened by St. Casimir’s plans to demolish its 85-year-old convent. Also, saving what’s left in three LCC houses downtown.by Andy Balaskovitz
With the filing of an application to demolish this striking building, little time remains to enjoy it before it is razed. The house was constructed in 1928 as a convent for St. Casimir’s Catholic Church. Located in the Moore’s Park Neighborhood of Lansing, the building sits immediately south of the church’s main campus on Sparrow Avenue.
Lansing-area couple’s lifelong love of art carried over to their kids, with interesting resultsby Allan I. Ross
Nearly every line of sight in the home of Jerry and Joan Mattson ends in a piece of art. Miniature statues of reclining nudes line a shelf; a bust of a young boy smiles proudly from the bay window; a cabinet filled with tiny figures hangs beside a portrait of a stern Russian-looking man.
Riverwalk succeeds with iconic holiday musicalby Mary C. Cusack
“Ghost the Musical” falls short on chemistryby Allan I. Ross
Dench, Coogan anchor heartbreaking true story about a mother’s loveby Allan I. Ross
Michigan native Jim Harrison and friends on the author’s ability to produce after all these yearsby Bill Castanier
He was making a list and checking it twice, stuffing everything into his Airstream for the big trip. Santa Claus? No. Just Guy de la Valdene — author, photographer, fisherman and French count — packing for his annual visit to fellow author, fishing companion and long-time friend Jim Harrison.
A survey of Lansing's musical landscapeby Rich Tupica
MUSIC STREET BREWING CO./CAPITAL CITY HOMEBREW SUPPLY/SOUL EMPOWERMENTby Allan I. Ross
Roll out the barrel — Lansing’s Eastside neighborhood is getting a brewpub next summer. The Music Street Brewing Co., named for the prevalence of live band performances on Michigan Avenue, will take over the 400-square-foot space adjacent to Capital City Homebrew Supply, which recently moved two blocks over intown to the fast developing 2000 block.