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919 E. Saginaw St., Lansing

Standing near the busy intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and East Saginaw Street is a two-story building with boarded-up windows and apparent structural damage on the upper, back side. This 1904, …

Is there space for ArtSpace in East Lansing? Maybe.

In the not-too-distant future, fledgling artists here may get the support they need to spread their wings through a space in East Lansing where they can both live and work …

Belle Isle study lights way for saving energy and electricity

LANSING — The installation of a state-of-the-art street lighting system on Belle Isle – located on the Michigan side of the Detroit River across from Windsor, Ontario – was a major …

Frandor evicts CATA over safety concerns about shelters and riders

Frandor is kicking out CATA in three weeks because the shopping center’s management says bus shelters and some riders pose “many safety concerns for our customers and …

News Highlights from the Last 7 Days

Grand Ledge Public Schools must pay former superintendent Brian Metcalf nearly $880,000 to buy out what was left of his contract when he was fired and for compensatory damages. The settlement, …

The battle over K-12 education

Three candidates for the Grand Ledge Public Schools Board of Education sat quietly at a table in the Grand Ledge Public Library. They listened as Linda Lee Tarver, a GOP activist...
Food

A South Indian comfort food fix

On a Tuesday evening, my friend and I found ourselves running around Hannah Plaza in a rainstorm, searching for our supper. We had a movie to make, so we abandoned the busy dinner rush happening at …

Never mind the cauliflower crust, here’s zucchini pizza

At my local farmers market the other day, I was watching the stand of a farmer friend as he made the rounds. I chatted with shoppers, taking their money as if I were the farmer and silently taking …

Hits and misses at the Stillwater Grill

Braving a sit-down restaurant in Okemos with the kiddos.
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Arts & Culture
‘Someday’ is today
It’s almost October. What’s holding up Williamston Theatre’s 2022-’23 season?  Nothing. Literally — nothing.  People who go to the first production of …
Spellbound
Riverwalk Theatre’s “Bell, Book, and Candle” successfully stages a play written in 1950 about a witch who loses (almost) everything for love. At first, I wasn’t sure about the …
Harrison un-earthed
The hallowed desk of the renowned author Jim Harrison now sits in the Rare Book Room at the Library of Michigan.   In his 78 years, the simple wood desk is where he wrote nearly 40 books of …
Bringing poems to the big screen
Inspired by notions of “home,” filmmakers, poets, readers, listeners and viewers will converge for the 4th annual FILMETRY Festival, which showcases 12 short films adapted from poems …
High-end art
Steve Green has worn many hats within Michigan’s marijuana industry. He rallied for medical legalization in the state before the 2008 elections and then, in 2011, opened up a Lansing-based …
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