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Nov. 8 2018
Rising country songster Lindsay Ell has scored some recent Billboard success, thanks to her poppy singles “Criminal” and “Waiting On You
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121/122 S. Grand Avenue
Nov. 8 2018
This two-story parcel at Grand Avenue and Allegan Street looks like any other downtown office building — except for the veritable jungle swallowing the interior. Heating ducts and lights have collapsed...
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Unsung jazz warrior Jeff Shoup gets JAMM tribute
Nov. 8 2018
The weekly ritual draws a panoply of local and national artists, including the stellar professors and students at MSU Jazz Studies program, with Shoup himself usually at the drum kit. Last Tuesday, Whitaker...
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Temporary order bodes well for Friday’s court hearing
Nov. 8 2018
The Lansing dispensaries are among more than 200 statewide that got a reprieve last week from a state order to shut down by Nov. 1 because they were operating without a license. But an eleventh-hour temporary...
FilmFest
Nov. 1 2018
Though founder Susan Woods doesn’t deliberately select pictures with a specific theme in mind, most of the marquee movies deal with a battle against prejudice, systemic injustice, or a journey to...
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Nov. 1 2018
Since Tesco Vee formed The Meatmen back in 1981, he’s released a pile of records and become a staple of Lansing’s punk-rock history. However, for the last few years, he’s submerged himself...
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East Lansing
Nov. 1 2018
No respondents correctly identified the Oct. 3 Eye for Design’s mural detail in The Cosmos & Zoobie’s Tavern (below) at 1200 N. Larch St.. in Lansing
Nov. 1 2018
The City of Lansing filed a complaint on Tuesday in the Michigan Court of Claims that aims to extend an Oct. 31 deadline set by the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The rules required...
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Oct. 25 2018
In 1997, Against Me! started as a Billy Bragg-influenced solo project by the songwriter/author Laura Jane Grace. By 2001, it evolved into a dynamic punk-rock outfit. The band’s 2002 breakthrough,...
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Ayanna Neal, Cynthia Ward eye judicial reforms
Oct. 25 2018
As Judge Frank DeLuca prepares for his retirement, two candidates have emerged to fill his spot on the bench at Lansing’s 54-A District Court. Both lean on more than a decade of legal experience,...
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Oct. 25 2018
The festivities include excursions into the unknown , with psychic astrological readings, as well as fortune-telling for those who dare to discover their destiny. These otherworldly activities will be...
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Oct. 25 2018
For the first time, Mayor Andy Schor has suggested Lansing could build a new City Hall. And it could be — “could” being the operative word — on the long undeveloped Seven Block...
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Oct. 25 2018
“It was drilled into us. Even from elementary school, if your family could get out of Lansing it was a success,” he said. “In high school, we had a perspective change on how we saw the...
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1135 East Grand River Ave. East Lansing
Oct. 25 2018
Even the vibrant signage on the storefront does not detract from the bold roof forms that define this iconic building, now Bell’s Pizza. Constructed in 1963, the building formerly housed Dawn Donuts...
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Oct. 25 2018
“There isn't really a lot of resources for printing in Lansing, but T-shirts and apparel are things everyone loves,” Kristen said. “We learned to print with the intention of opening a...
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Oct. 18 2018
This old eastside NAPA auto garage is poised to house Lansing’s newest small business incubator. Christened the Lansing Eastside Gateway, the business will sell community-made goods out of two “phases”...
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Delta Solar Plant delivers power to 3,300 homes
Oct. 18 2018
Delta Solar started generating power in late June and reached full capacity of 24-megawatts by August. It is the second largest solar field in Michigan. Only DTE Energy’s 45-megawatt plant in Lapeer...
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Oct. 18 2018
The city of Lansing will let the nine remaining medical marijuana dispensaries stay open past the Oct. 31 deadline to obtain state licenses, Lansing Mayor Andy Schor said. But the state might shut them...
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Oct. 15 2018
In a changing job climate integrating more web and digital technology, the ability to code will be the literacy of the future
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Oct. 11 2018
It wasn’t just the author, or authors, who put words on a page, and then went back and crossed out adverbs and introduced punctuation. Although writing is the most important part of getting a book...