Strict proposed ordinance uses zoning to sharply reduce dispensaries
April 19 2017
Those conclusions are based on taking a map provided by the City Council of proposed restricted and non-restricted areas and placing on it the existing dispensaries that City Pulse was able to determine...
ELFCO owners determined to keep on truckin’
Jan. 11 2017
East Lansing Food Co-op owners decided almost unanimously to sell their store Sunday, with 114 votes yes to 7 no
City wants mandatory home inspections for high energy users
Nov. 23 2016
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s proposal aimed at regulating homegrown marijuana raises legal concerns and may even be unconstitutional, critics say
'What if?', asks victim of Eaton sheriff assault
Nov. 2 2016
A $70,000 check and a personal apology from Eaton County Sheriff Tom Reich have done little to soothe Todd Brenizer’s guilt over the 2015 shooting death of 17-year-old Deven Guilford
Coming transport revolution could derail BRT and more
Oct. 19 2016
Throughout greater Lansing, the reception for CATA's ambitious and costly $133 million Bus Rapid Transit plan has been as bumpy as Michigan Avenue
Vote on BWL substation plan could happen this week
Sept. 21 2016
The Battle for Scott Park, which has pitted the Lansing Board of Water & Light against park lovers, environmentalists, preservationists and the Lansing Garden Club, could be decided as early as next Monday
March 16 2016
Oh Italy, you have given us so many wonderful things. Pasta, Lamborghinis Leonardo da Vinci, the operas of Puccini … I could go on. But a certain culinary achievement holds a special place in my...
Local governments, schools want veto of bill limiting info on ballot initiatives
Dec. 23 2015
School districts and local government organizations are seething after discovering a late-night change made to state legislation that unless vetoed will ban officials from addressing a millage or bonding...
Nov. 25 2015
Generally speaking, if you happen to find yourself trapped in a small room with five other people and forced to solve a series of logic puzzles in order to escape — a process which may or may not...
Lansing Symphony goes from coziness to conflagration
Oct. 14 2015
The able scouts of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra showed how to kindle a cold-weather fire the hard way at Friday’s über-romantic MasterWorks concert
City Council could ice BWL board reappointment
July 8 2015
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s reappointment of a firstterm Board of Water and Light commissioner is in jeopardy after he refused to tell City Council members whether he would support selling the public...
Bernero snubs Council, keeps appointee on board
July 15 2015
Despite having his reappointment nomination withdrawn late Monday afternoon by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, Lansing Board of Water and Light Commissioner Anthony McCloud will continue to serve in his position
Puppets deliver surprising tenderness in ‘Or You Could Kiss Me’
Jan. 28 2015
The online description of Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.´s current production, "Or You Could Kiss Me," accurately sums up its storyline about an aging couple who grapple with the impending death of...
District Court seeks cameras for City Hall
April 8 2015
When Anethia Brewer, court administrator for 54-A District Court, walks through the court facilities in Lansing City Hall, she is aware of the security lapses
Michigan moves toward the return of medical marijuana dispensaries — this time under much stricter regulation
July 23 2014
For Robin Schneider, House Bill 4271 has been three years in the making. The legislation — approved overwhelmingly by the state House in December and unanimously by a Senate committee last week...
Williamston serves up big laughs with audacious musical comedy
July 23 2014
During a summer when a plane crash in Ukraine or clashes over tunnels in the Middle East could become very real global game-changers, the success of a play like “The Big Bang” is less than...
Local newsman showcases local talent with new variety show
Dec. 18 2013
Beachler has performed on stage with Pinsonnault several times, including last year’s “Follies” at Riverwalk Theatre. The two have developed a crackling rapport, both on stage and off....
Feb. 19 2014
There is no reason to doubt Lansing Board of Water and Light general manager J. Peter Lark when he says he deletes emails because that’s what he does
Sept. 25 2013
Whether you’re traveling eastbound or westbound on the 700 block of East Kalamazoo Street, the architecture isn’t a welcoming gateway into or out of downtown. This commercial property just...
A counter offer made by North Precinct landlord shows the city could save hundreds of thousands of dollars by not moving police operations to a Lansing School District-owned building, even though Bernero says it will be cost-neutral.
April 30 2014
The landlord of the Lansing Police Department’s North Precinct says the city could save nearly $100,000 a year for the next four years by staying put and not moving to the Lansing School Districtowned...

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