There are more than ten pizza places between Harrison road and Hagadorn, and two more have joined Grand River. Pizza, meet fire. Blaze Pizza and Lotsa Pizza have opened their doors on Grand River. Both offer make-your-own, fire-scorched pies. “We pride ourselves in having a pizza dough to done in under five minutes,” said Lotsa manager Greg Hunt.
By JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — When Scott Swinton, an agriculture, food and resource economics professor at Michigan State University, asked landowners if they’d be interested in renting their land for bioenergy crops, the initial response was unexpected. … Continue reading →
By CHAO YAN Capital News Service LANSING — Local governments continue to fight recent changes in valuing commercial properties that they say have cost them $100 million in tax revenue since 2013. The problem, according to local officials and some … Continue reading →
By CAITLIN TAYLOR Capital News Service LANSING — Many Michigan women were forced to take pay cuts to do work they were overqualified for during the economic recession, Rep. Christine Greig, D-Farmington Hills, said. And now they’re being penalized for … Continue reading →
By LIAM TIERNAN Capital News Service LANSING — Bugs hinder prairie restorations more than previously thought, according to research conducted at Michigan State University. The study found that arthropods — which include insects, spiders and crustaceans — account for the … Continue reading →
Lansing is best known for being the capital of Michigan, but, it’s also the location for numerous businesses and companies. But for many it seems as though the city is not their home, opting for longer commutes to work as opposed to living in the city. A majority of the restaurants and bars in the area close before dinner time only offering regular hours for late night food and drink during the weekend. Smaller niche businesses pepper the city and keep consistent crowds and regular customers at night while the Lansing Lugnuts provide mid to late day entertainment, but neither has been enough to revitalize the city. “We need a vibrant, walkable urban area that is cool and attractive to all walks of life,” said Scott Gillespie, president of Gillespie Company.
New York retailers used the First Amendment to challenge credit card company regulations that stores may not tell shoppers when fees are added to the price of purchases made on credit-card buys. The fees cost billions of dollars a year.
What is Old Town Lansing? The old neighborhood may be stretching beyond its original boundaries. Those who live and work here are really trying to expand what people think of as Old Town. For example, the Golden Harvest and Ozone’s Brewhouse to the north; Scoop’s, Strings n Things and Elderly Instruments to the west; and Preuss Pets and Zoobie’s to the east are all a part of town, according to Matt Hund, Old Town Commercial Association board member. But it’s not as simple as simply extending borders.