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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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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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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
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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.

The secret of the Iberians

Courtesy of Ari LeVaux
This Spanish-style omelet, made with secreto Ibérico and Manchego cheese, isn’t your mama’s bacon and eggs.
“Quién corta el jamón en tu casa?” asked the butcher, his breath smelling of wine. “Who cuts the ham in your house?”

The secret of the Iberians

This Spanish-style omelet, made with secreto Ibérico and Manchego cheese, isn’t your mama’s bacon and eggs.
“Quién corta el jamón en tu casa?” asked the butcher, his breath smelling of wine. “Who cuts the ham in your house?” “Yo,” I said, raising my …
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 …
At HobNob Pizza, diners can choose between two crust styles: the thin, square-cut Midwest cracker crust or the fluffier, pie-cut New York-style crust.
New eatery invites customers to hobnob over pizza and drinks
In fall 2022, Abigail Stellern’s father, Michael Purdum, brought his Columbus, Ohio-based restaurant chain, Old Bag of Nails, to Lansing’s Red Cedar Development. It was the first of the family’s 19 restaurants to open outside of the Buckeye State. On April 17, Stellern launched the second, HobNob Pizza, in a 2,500-square-foot space on the first floor of the University Edge apartments, also in the Red Cedar Development.
Arms & Embers Grill’s garden skillet packs a nutritional punch, perfect for vegetarians looking for a well-priced and energizing breakfast
Veggie-gravy goals at Arms & Embers Grill
A good breakfast is hard to find, and there’s nothing more disappointing than dragging yourself out of bed, putting on real clothes and going out to pay for a bad one. After my inaugural visit …
Opinion

The Rescue Mission’s real purpose

Bold of Mark C. Criss, head of the City Rescue Mission of Lansing, to outright admit the Mission lies to its residents and its neighbors.

Where are the real Republicans?

The Republican National Party is dead to me and many other formerly active supporters because of the insistence of some weak kneed and weak willed want-to-be political “leaders” (?) who persist in their support of the former POTUS in maintaining his cult. 

Massive SOAR 2.0 fund proposal taking center stage at the Capitol

If you’ll excuse the pun, the question “soaring” over the state Capitol these days is a pot of money called the SOAR Fund that the governor’s administration uses to grease the wheels for big economic projects.

Massive SOAR 2.0 fund proposal taking center stage at the Capitol

If you’ll excuse the pun, the question “soaring” over the state Capitol these days is a pot of money called the SOAR Fund that the governor’s administration uses to grease the …

Arts & Culture

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.

Why they didn’t go: draft-dodging stories from the Vietnam War

“Hell no, we won’t go,” “make love, not war,” “one, two, three, four, what are we fighting for?” and “girls say yes to boys who say no” are just a few of the chants that rang out during anti-Vietnam War protests.
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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