Jayme Stone digs for gems from Alan Lomax’s archives
March 15 2017
Like many folk musicians, banjoist Jayme Stone has spent a lot of time with the field recordings made by Alan Lomax, one of the 20th century’s most important folk musicologists. But a recent encounter...
Dec. 30 2015
Mike Stevens of Grand Ledge was the first person to correctly provide the identity of the Dec. 9 Eye for Design (see below). Stevens described the detail as the “piers at the massive stone entrance...
April 15 2015
Property: 221 W. Saginaw St. Lansing Although this structure (which is for sale for $279,000) is used as a law office, it was constructed at the turn of the 19th century as a church. Its strong siting...
Feb. 25 2015
Built in 1924, this building originally served as the headquarters for training the 1st Battalion, 119th Field Artillery. It accounts for one of the five armories designed by Ann Arbor architect Lynn W....
Nov. 6 2013
This recently renovated apartment block is a short walk from Lansing Community College and enjoys a grand view of Durant Park. The building is finished in brick with stone details, including a continuous...
March 27 2013
There's something about a stone house that draws people to it. More than likely, it's the subtle balance of quaint rustic character with a bit of grandeur — a castle, on a small scale
'Stand By' for meteorologist Jake Dunne´s second novel
May 30 2012
Like the hot and sticky weather he sometimes reports on, Lansing meteorologist Jake Dunne uses his concise and easygoing storytelling ability to grab the reader in “Stand By,” his new mystery-thriller
Aug. 22 2012
This is no ordinary stone porch that extends the length of the facade of the house. The character-defining feature is made of material with a past
'Sons of Stone' is the band's auspicious debut release
April 6 2011
People’s Temple: ’Sons of Stone’ release show with Jason Alarm and The Dolphins 5 p.m. Saturday, April 9 Mac’s Bar 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing All ages $6 (517) 484-6795
Undercover with Lansing’s ex-gay counseling center, Corduroy Stone
May 12 2010
Corduroy Stone is run by Mike Jones, a graying, middle-aged man with degrees in landscape horticulture and counseling. Jones, who is not a licensed counselor in Michigan, gives therapy to men and women...
Under the roof of Friendship Baptist Church, two congregations operate
Feb. 24 2010
The Scripture was an apt description of what some members of the church are feeling. The congregation has split into two sides over the past several years, some supporting the church’s 27-year pastor,...
Editor Gerald Boyd broke down barriers, until scandal ended his career
March 10 2010
Stone was recently on the Michigan State University campus as part of the School of Journalism’s centennial celebration and to promote Boyd’s book, “My Times In Black and White,”...
Stone Temple Pilots and more added to Common Ground
May 5 2009
Riding the wave of good will bestowed upon the loud guitars and manly angst of forerunners Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, Stone Temple Piltos (or STP) quickly rose to fame on the strength of its first...

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