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The late Al Kresta, founder and president of Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor, hosting his show. Kresta died of liver cancer last week. A new Lansing radio station was his final project, Ave Maria vice president David Vachereese said.

As Catholic radio seeks Lansing station, ex-listeners urge caution

Ann Arbor-based Catholic radio pioneer Ave Maria Radio has agreed to purchase a Greater Lansing station that would become the 11th to be fully owned and operated by the network.
Old Eastern High School as it looked soon after completion in 1928. Pennsylvania Avenue, on the left, featured green islands. The entrance to the school auditorium is on the right along Jerome Street. Its architects, Pond & Pond, were brothers who studied at the University of Michigan. The building’s fate is in the hands of U of M’s regents.

‘Do it right’

  “What was it like in the early days when Eastern first opened its doors?” begins a history written for Eastern High School’s 50 th anniversary in 1978. …
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City of Lansing 4th of July Celebration

Our 4th of July Celebration begins with the Independence Day Parade on Thursday with a start time of 11am at the Capitol Loop.  Later in the evening will be our 4th of July Concert at Adado …
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How to Love Lansing Like a Local This Summer
While summer in Michigan is usually the season to travel up north, this summer might be the perfect time to reconnect with all that Lansing has to offer right in your own backyard. Download the free …
City of Lansing 4th of July Celebration
Our 4th of July Celebration begins with the Independence Day Parade on Thursday with a start time of 11am at the Capitol Loop.  Later in the evening will be our 4th of July Concert at Adado …
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Rewind: News from the last 7 days

The 16-year-old and 20-year-olds critically injured during the May 27 mass shooting in the parking lot between Rotary Park and Lansing Shuffle were upgraded Thursday to stable condition. Kylete …
FOOD
The Lebanese breadsticks and accompanying ranch dressing at Jimmy’s Pub have long been a favorite of both She Ate/He Ate critics.

Savoring old and new memories and dishes at Jimmy’s Pub

Jimmy’s Pub 16830 Chandler Road, East Lansing 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon-8 p.m. Sunday (517) 324-7100 jimmyspub.net

As summer solstice arrives, The garlic awakens

Scape toum with almonds and parsley.
It happens each spring. You cut into a clove of garlic to find its lily-white interior tainted by the green stripe of a developing shoot. A few weeks later, sprouts emerge from the tips of every …
Gabrielle Lawrence
She Ate
I’m a sucker for a good salad — something really special, with fresh, crunchy vegetables; little treats like candied nuts, dried cranberries or goat cheese croquettes; a nicely seasoned, …
At KPOT, guests can choose between Korean barbecue, where meat and vegetables are cooked on a communal grill in the middle of the table, or hot pot, where ingredients are cooked in a pot of boiling broth. Diners can try both options for an additional $5.
Korean-style do-it-yourself dining spot already a hit in Lansing
A communal dining experience that’s sweeping the nation has made its way to Lansing. KPOT Korean BBQ & Hot Pot, a New York-based chain with more than 70 locations across the country, …
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When paired with a duo of shrimp spring rolls, Capital City BBQ’s tofu rice plate makes a perfect weeknight dinner
A really great rice plate
The tofu rice plate from Capital City BBQ never fails to provide the perfect mix of savoriness, crispiness, saltiness and freshness. When paired with a duo of shrimp spring rolls, this dish makes a perfect weeknight dinner.
Opinion

Political campaigns in 2024: Safe, scripted and … boring.

“I don’t get the hype around Curtis Hertel,” a colleague told me the other day.    I lost my breath for a minute.    “You don’t remember …

Restore the state Charitable Tax Credit to help nonprofits survive and flourish

Baumer

(Baumer is President/CEO of the Capital Region Community is Moser is President/CEO of the Jackson Community Foundation.)   The nonprofit sector plays a critical role in supporting the …

Arts & Culture

A packed Pride weekend

The third annual Lansing Pride Festival will take over Old Town on Saturday, but beyond that, there will be a bar crawl, drag shows and more this weekend to celebrate the area’s LGBTQ+ community. There’s also the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, Grand Ledge’s Yankee Doodle Day, Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing’s Passion of the Creative Mind celebration and much more.

Holidays collide

This weekend, Greater Lansing will celebrate the upcoming Juneteenth holiday with festivals, a parade, a 5K and more, while Father’s Day will be honored with food and drink specials at local breweries, an opportunity to play catch on Jackson Field before a Lugnuts game and free admission to Potter Park Zoo for all dads. There’s also a golf scramble, a fishing derby, a car and bike show and much more.

Let freedom ring: Greater Lansing celebrates Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, more than 250,000 African American slaves in Texas — the last of the country’s enslaved population — were freed after being informed of the Emancipation Proclamation, which had been issued two-and-a-half years earlier.
Lansterdam

Michigan beat California in cannabis sales, but there’s still work to be done

In March, Michigan sold more cannabis products than California for the first time ever — 22 million versus 21.3 million. Other states sold less than half that amount.

There are few places in our country that are more synonymous with cannabis than California. The state has been a cultural powerhouse for decades, and cannabis has been wafting through the halls of its cultural kingmakers’ homes and businesses for just as long.

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