Catching up with Steppin' In It three years after the Green Door
Feb. 8 2017
Just over three years ago, Jan. 20, 2014, Steppin’ In It took the stage at the Green Door for the last time, ending a decade-plus run of Monday night gigs at the east side blues bar
Greater Lansing arts communities gather to encourage unity, inclusion
Jan. 18 2017
With President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration looming, Greater Lansing artists are pondering if and how to respond to the tumultuous political climate
Local comedian records live album at the Green Door
July 27 2016
What’s the most annoying thing about being a comedian? According to Jason Carlen, it’s an all-too-common request
Little Green Branches
April 13 2016
As the rest of nature undergoes its annual spring rebirth this month (we’re done with all the snow, right?) the free 2016 Lansing Baby Fair Saturday at the Lansing Center will just be focusing on...
Green Crush offers quality products, great customer service
Jan. 27 2016
Located on the corner of Jolly Road and Pennsylvania Avenue, Green Crush has set up shop in a former gas station. This is just one example of the economic impact that the medical marijuana industry has...
Robert Green reflects on decades of civil rights activism
Jan. 13 2016
In a date book kept by civil rights leader and former MSU Professor Robert L. Green, a simple note, dated April 4, 1968, brings back a flood of memories. The entry reads, “MLK shot and killed.”
Emerald City Provisioning a bright spot on Michigan’s west side
Nov. 11 2015
On the west side of the state, it’s really hard to find open provisioning centers or safe access points. And when you do find them, they tend to only stock cannabis flowers
Holistic Earth offers quality products, knowledgeable staff
June 24 2015
Holistic Earth is a hidden treasure on the main drag in Davison. After hearing several good things about the shop, I decided to give it a try for myself. After three attempts to find the store to no avail,...
First Class Wellness delivers good service, potent products
May 13 2015
First Class Wellness Center, a fairly new dispensary in Lansing, has been open for about three months. It is easy to find, located on North Grand River Avenue just south of Capital Regional International...
A conversation with John Lewis to cover race struggles in the U.S.
Aug. 20 2014
Today’s news is tomorrow’s history. This season’s One Book, One Community lineup will challenge readers to see history with the fresh eyes lest we forget. Monday the season kicks off...
May 21 2015
HANGOUTS Church 1. Riverview Church 2. Trinity Church (Jolly/Dunkel) 3. St. Gerard Catholic Church Coffee Shop 1. Strange Matter Coffee Co. 2. Starbucks 3. Espresso Royale...
Helping Hand offers quality products, professional setting
Feb. 25 2015
We pulled into Helping Hands Holistic Center, on Van Dyke Avenue just south of 8 Mile Road in Detroit, at almost 8 p.m., unaware that it was their closing time. It was quite easy to find, even for out-of-towners....
My unexpected journey from average Joe to medical marijuana advoca
Feb. 11 2015
I´m a happily married, 36-year-old father of four amazing, healthy children. I´m also a medical marijuana user and activist who was unwittingly thrown into the public’s eye
Charging your laptop or phone is a picnic at the Lansing City Market
Sept. 24 2014
The patio at the Lansing City Market got a little greener Tuesday. A new picnic table with a green and white umbrella provided shade from the Indian summer sunshine, but it’s the juice from the...
March 13 2014
The Avenue Café: Baby Guinness shots, green PBR, Irish-themed menu. Hours: 3 p.m.-2 a.m. 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 853-0550. Bad Brewing Co.: Green blonde ale on tap. Hours: 3-10...
Steppin’ In It comes of age during more than a decade of Monday nights at the Green Door
Jan. 22 2014
Steppin’ In It was never really a band, but rather, a couple of them. It’s traveled the country as a swinging, Cajun string quartet, something straight out of the French Quarter. It manifested...
Oct. 2 2013
On Monday, Steve and Maria Green — both medical marijuana patients — go before a jury trial in Ingham County Probate Court in an attempt to regain custody of their 7-month-old daughter, Brielle
Lansing City Council president going to “fight the fight” in support of new ballpark plans; other members seeking more financial information and answers for eliminating green space in ballpark
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...
Lansing Police Department opens homicide cold-case information to public, as veteran detective eases into a new role. But over 70 cases are unsolved.
Feb. 5 2014
It will no longer take hundreds of dollars and hours of work for the public to access basic information about unsolved homicides being investigated by the Lansing Police Department
The case of 7-month-old Brielle Green and her parents' fight to bring her back home
Sept. 18 2013
Maria and Gordon “Steve” Green want to know why being legally registered medical marijuana patients makes them unfit to live with their 7-month-old daughter. More than 100 people who staged...

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