Back in 2005, Bridget and I traveled around Peru with a small group of other foreign travelers that included a grandmotherly English woman named “Paddy,” who took interest one day in learning that I covered politics.
Mid-Michigan Caregivers on Saginaw Street between Wisconsin Avenue and Sycamore Street inhabits a former automobile parts storefront that has seen better days. I visited on a recent weekday afternoon after two unsuccessful attempts during advertised dispensary hours.
The first night was the worst. At 5 p.m., our production editor quit. We’d been bickering about my desire for paper proofs versus his desire to proofread the first issue of City Pulse on a computer screen. Chalk up our differences to our ages: At 30 years younger than I, he no doubt thought a computer was the way to go.
Property: 5681 Shaw Road, Haslett Owners: Gary and Carol Oryszczak Assessed value: $ 91,100 Owner says: Could not be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Everyone needs a change every once in a while. So do buildings.
While five candidates support or are open to City Clerk Chris Swope’s proposal that he says would cut costs and align Lansing with nearly every other city in the state, two are against and one is undecided because they say Council hardly accomplishes its business in 50 meetings a year.
While the upstairs battle over substan tive law rages, Michigan State University College of Law professors Mae Kuykendall and Adam Candeub have been quietly tinkering in the basement of procedural law.
Hundreds of heavy guns and thousands of soldiers trundled across the drill floor at Lansing’s Marshall Street Armory from 1924 to 2005. Shouldering heavy military and civilian duty, the big brick blockhouse stoically endured the pounding of horses, Howitzers, wild weddings and circus elephants.
But walking the perimeter of the property bordered by Butler Boulevard and Ottawa, Ionia and Sycamore streets, you’ll notice the imposing red, white and blue RE/MAX “available” signs. The whole project, dubbed “Sobi Square,” has been abandoned.