Jan Bidwell makes a case for meditation in activism
March 15 2017
In the late 1960s, a group of my friends, students at Michigan State University, became enamored by transcendental meditation after attending a free group session. At the time, my other friends and I thought...
Feb. 22 2017
Mohan brings his potent mix of humor and politics to the Robin Theatre Monday for a show hosted by Comedy Coven, Lansing’s allfemale comedy trio. While Mohan’s act covers a variety of heavy...
Nov. 9 2016
By TY FORQUER Wine is clearly the star at Bridge Street Social, which offers a staggering 150 wines by the glass, but don’t sleep on the cocktail menu. Under the direction of Nick “Dr. Drinks”...
Oct. 26 2016
Call it the “Dancing with the Stars” Effect: Over the last 11 years, ABC’s competitive ballroom dancing show has boosted the careers of B-list celebrities, athletes and assorted Hollywood...
Sept. 21 2016
4 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 4 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday 107 S. Bridge Street, De- Witt (517) 668-1837, bridgestreetsocial.com
Bridge Street Social
April 27 2016
King’s buisness partner — and Bridge Street’s executive chef — is Michael Luther, owner of the Red Cedar Grill. The two met years ago when King was working as a wine rep. They stayed...
His vision and legacy should guide us
March 30 2016
Chavez took risks, made sacrifices, and he got things done. Our country is stronger and better as a result of his work. It is a legacy of advocacy, courage, inspiration, hope and celebration. He forever...
A few credit unions are living up to their roots
Jan. 13 2016
The object of credit unions when created in the mid-1920s was to provide credit to those who couldn’t get it from the banks and for any profits to be shared with the members. Credit unions were tied...
Sept. 9 2015
You can call it a restaurant. You can call it a cocktail lounge. Just don’t call Bridge Street Social, the new eatery coming to downtown DeWitt early next year, a wine bar. Sure, one of the co-owners...
City hiring a social media manager to fix disorganized digital presence
June 11 2014
Lansing is about to get social media savvy. Within the next couple of weeks, the city plans to post a job opening for a contractual social media manager. The 30-to-40-houra-week job is expected to pay...
June 25 2014
Much attention is swirling around the “humanitarian crisis” at the nation’s borders — droves of unaccompanied minors from Central America entering the country, seeking refugee status...
In the battle against Rick Snyder, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful puts his eggs in the social media basket
June 11 2014
In his battle against incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate is being outspent and dealing with name recognition and favorability deficits in the polls. But he has...
June 20 2012
Rapids of locally owned businesses. It was a whirlwind of entrepreneurs from all regions of the country, sharing their energy, successes and pitfalls freely with one another in an atmosphere of”can-do-ness.”...
May 11 2011
“It’s a lot safer than what the original Freedom Riders had to do,” said Shekell, who is pursuing a double major in journalism and media arts and technology. “They didn’t...
Social Network: A slap in the Facebook
Oct. 1 2010
Zuckerberg is the mastermind behind Facebook and the subject of director David Fincher’s outstanding “The Social Network” (opening nationwide on Friday). The movie asks if Zuckerberg...
Kimberly Lavon’s prints examine social stigmas
Jan. 26 2011
Art by Kimberly Lavon Katalyst Gallery 1214 Turner St, Lansing 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m.-7:15 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday (517) 708-8916 twitter.com/kimberlylavon www.facebook.com/

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