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Dec. 27 2018
Among the old places with new faces is the remodeled Art’s Pub, taken on by longtime friends of the prior owners, Greg and Nick Sinicropi. Under the Sinicropis’ ownership, the bar preserved...
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Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and the public mural by Nanibah Chacon
Dec. 27 2018
National turmoil and turbulence made 2018 a tough year for many immigrants, but in the heart of Lansing’s Old Town, the year was bookended by two changes that celebrated the city’s immigrant...
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Dec. 20 2018
Hunkered on the western fringe of Williamston, could easily be mistaken for a warehouse. What a surprise, then, when I walked through the door. The place was alive, festive and full of good cheer. On our...
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'Paving the Way' looks at the impact of I496 on Lansing's black community
Dec. 6 2018
There’s nothing left even to mourn. These once-vibrant city blocks had no chance to gentrify or decay over time. You can’t go back to the old house and marvel at how small it looks now, or...
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Ravishing new mural an instant Old Town icon
Nov. 1 2018
Last Wednesday, Albuquerque-based artist Nanibah Chacon was perched in a cherry picker, dabbing yellow highlights onto a matrix of enormous strawberry drupelets. The wall, on the south side of Polka Dots...
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Nov. 1 2018
Chávez Avenue for Old Town’s Arts Night Out? Luckily, you have one final chance this weekend before the recurring event wraps up for the year. Arts Night Out is a crafty amalgamation of live...
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Oct. 4 2018
Join Old Town to bid Willkommen to its 13th annual Oktoberfest extravaganza with German beer, live music and food. A donation above the $10 suggested will give attendees a special commemorative beer mug