Tag Archives: Lansing

A city where the Occupy movement has been welcomed


I am very proud of my hometown these days. Unlike many cities across this country, both Mayor Virg Bernero and Greater Lansing have been very welcoming to the Occupy Lansing movement here. Each day, 20-30 protesters are encamped in Lansing’s Reutter … Continue reading

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Out with the new and in with the old


I had the distinct pleasure of spending a fun-filled afternoon in Lansing’s coolest and hippest district on Saturday – Old Town. A remarkable transition has taken place there in the past few decades, turning Old Town into the place to be. … Continue reading

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Art that is inspirational


If there ever was a great example of art being inspirational as well as beautiful, then the new 20′ tall “Inspiration” sculpture created by James T. Russell in downtown Lansing, Michigan is it. Below are three full size  photographs of … Continue reading

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