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Unnamed employee faces ‘extensive’ injuries
Nov. 15 2018
The city of Lansing, faced with the possibility of losing a lawsuit, will pay thousands of dollars to an unnamed former employee, who city officials said suffered “extensive” injuries while...
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Nov. 15 2018
A film produced in Lansing and shot in Michigan makes its hometown debut. Written and directed by Kenneth Nelson Jr., “Sincerely, Brenda” is set in Detroit and tells the story of an alcoholic...
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New concerto freshens up Lansing Symphony concert
Nov. 15 2018
“This piece is about taking a second to learn and to listen from kids,” Biedenbender Ava Ordman said. “It’s so refreshing to me, in an environment of politics and school shootings,...
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Nov. 15 2018
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Cuban dictator Fidel Castro have one thing in common: They are both owners of a Nora Chapa Mendoza. The Detroitbased artist is expressing her history and identity —...
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Nov. 15 2018
The latest production by Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre, “Men on Boats,” may end up being one of the most underappreciated shows of the season. A play about an epic...
Nov. 15 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) Interior designer Dorothy Draper said she wished there were a single word that meant "exciting, frightfully important, irreplaceable, deeply satisfying, basic, and thrilling,...
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Nov. 15 2018
Back in 2015, Michigan State University graduates Andrew Gauthier and Monica Lucas opened their first ‘60s and ‘70s themed bakery known as Groovy Donuts in Williamston. The retro shop officially...
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Nov. 15 2018
How can a house look good enough to attract buyers even in the middle of a Michigan winter? I am happy to report that with a few simple steps, this is possible. Make sure there is a clear path through...
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Nov. 15 2018
After nearly 20 years on the job, Spitz braved many challenges. He’d deal with blowtorching ice to glue down new plastic clips for light bulbs and inclement weather blowing his extension ladders...
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Robert Park loses case, ordered to take down art
Nov. 15 2018
Despite calling the Blue Loop art, Clinton County District Judge Michael Clarizio ruled it violated the township’s junk ordinance. Park faces a $250 fine and a court order to rid his property of...
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Nov. 15 2018
“A collection of artists, critics, donors and more gather for the opening,” Roznowski said. “A harried curator welcomes the audience to the opening and then sets the audience free to...
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Nov. 15 2018
Ten years ago, The Hat Madder released its debut experimental-pop LP, “Friend of the Devil.” Since then, the Lansing-based outfit has released a stack of other synth-laden indie-rock LPs, including...
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Judge ponders arguments over potential shutdown
Nov. 15 2018
After a four-hour hearing on Friday, Michigan Court of Claims Judge Stephen L. Borrello left in place his temporary restraining order against a state-mandated shutdown of more than 200 unlicensed dispensaries...
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Nov. 15 2018
Michigan’s incoming governor, secretary of state and attorney general are women. A record 51 women are coming to the state Legislature, topping the previous record of 37 by 46 percent. Michigan’s...
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Nov. 15 2018
A front page headline in the May 3, 1935, issue of the Des Moines Register set the stage for a great aerial derring-do, declaring: “How Human Will Fly Like a Bat Today.” Thousands of Iowans...
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Nov. 15 2018
After the city solicited bids in July, the Capital Area Soccer League, or CASL, was selected as the new owner of the facility after they offered $125,000 — with $25,000 down and $10,000 in annual...
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Nov. 15 2018
“We were able to adjust quickly to life in Lansing,” Eshkuntana said. “There is no comparison between the life I lived in Jordan and Palestine and the life I live here. The simplest rights...
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Williamston board president unseated in recall election
Nov. 15 2018
Three trustees — Nancy Deal, Sarah Belanger and Christopher Lewis — were able to survive the recall effort. But Greg Talberg, the school board’s president, lost to Karen Potter, an opponent...
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1924 Coolidge Road East Lansing
Nov. 15 2018
Congregation Shaarey Zedek (meaning ‘Gates of Righteousness’) recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the signing of its Articles of Association. After merging with a younger congregation...
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Nov. 15 2018
Using acrylics and watercolors, artist Svitlana Martynjuk explores the connection between colors, texture and emotion with her first artist reception and exhibit at the Woke Mind Body Studio in REO Town