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‘Right person at the right time’ to be Ingham County health officer

Standing at a window in her well-appointed condo in Bath Township, Linda Vail expresses her discomfort to the photographer. “I can’t just put on a smile,” she said. “Not like some people. Give me something to laugh at.” …

Eyesore of the Week:
1423 Ada St., Lansing

Peeling paint and graffiti-covered plywood are just the first impression. Located in the Baker Donora neighborhood in south Lansing, this eyesore sits next door to another red-tagged property …

City Council elections: Spitzley retiring; Washington running at-large

Lansing City Council member Patricia Spitzley will not seek reelection this year, which means two at-large seats will on the ballot. In line to fill one of them: former 1st Ward member Jody Washington …

Egg prices skyrocket as avian flu strikes in Ingham County

Egg prices have more than doubled in the last year, and relief from the skyrocketing costs is nowhere to be seen, some industry experts say. In December 2021, a dozen eggs cost $1.78 on average …

Lansing State Journal’s desperate race to a digital future

Consistency is typically considered a positive attribute for individuals and companies to achieve their goals. The Lansing State Journal, however, is experiencing an unwelcomed type of consistency …

News highlights from the last 7 days

Six people were arrested on misdemeanor charges after the vandalization of the Bank of America in the Frandor Shopping Center. About 30 people threw glass candles through the bank’s windows, …

Developers seek to create solar neighborhood

LANSING – An Ann Arbor developer is building one of the first 100% solar-powered, carbon-neutral and fossil fuel-free communities in the U.S.  The idea is to pioneer the creation of …
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FOOD

The triple nature of garlic

I still have a lot of garlic from last year’s harvest. To make sure I get through it all before the new crop comes in, I’ve increased my consumption. Thanks to this project, I’ve …

Quality ingredients and perfectly priced portions

After being closed for a little under a year, Tannin became another love-to-see-it comeback story when it reopened in December. The eastside spot for pasta and wine, I celebrated its return last week …

Joe’s on Jolly offers a fresh take on bar food classics

... Mr. She Ate, fresh off a Melting Moments ice cream sandwich at the game, chose the poke bowl ($16). He developed a love for poke during our trip to Hawaii last summer; if you’re unfamiliar with what it is, the Joe’s version is a classic introduction. A bed of rice ..."

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Arts & Culture
A soulful evening
Hip-hop isn’t exclusive to the art of rhyming, so it’s no surprise that A Night at the Soul Lounge, a monthly event at The Avenue Café, offers a diverse blend of the culture …
Untangled at last
A talented, self-taught kid from the east side of Detroit falls in love with music, cobbles together a drum kit, scrambles out of a life of poverty and physical abuse and becomes a top session …
Live & Local
The Avenue 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing Moscow Mexico, Jenn’s Apartment, As Your Attorney Fri., Jan. 27, 9 p.m.A Night at the Soul Lounge with MikeyyAustin & The Soulcial Club, …
Delve into the history of Hudson’s
A new, 547-page book on Hudson’s, the venerable downtown Detroit department store, drips with nostalgia. For Detroiters, the store’s name is in league with other iconic brands like Faygo, …
Ancient Mermaids, fairytale castles and a glitzy gala
Another week has come to pass, meaning it’s time to celebrate the weekend with exciting happenings throughout Greater Lansing. For live music, on Friday evening, we have ...
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