GLCVB, Sports Authority Announces Increased Demand in Area

The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) announced good news for the local economy at its annual meeting in March, as well as recognizing numerous individuals with awards for their vision, dedication and loyalty to the region. The good news? The region reported a strong 62.8 percent occupancy rate 2018. According to Smith Travel […]

Fifth annual Lansing Promise Dinner

A good time for a great cause is on tap April 25 You can help open new avenues to post-secondary education opportunities for Lansing students by attending the fifth annual Promise Dinner on April 25 at the Don Johnson Field House, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave., next to Eastern High School in downtown Lansing. The annual […]

Plan Outlined to Streamline Michigan Pot Licensing

The Michigan Cannabis Industry Association is praising Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for doing away with the slow and inconsistent process of regulating medical marijuana. Whitmer, who took office in January, recently issued an executive order dissolving the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board, formed by her predecessor, Gov. Rick Snyder. The board had been criticized for the slow […]

State Takes New Approach to Housing, Growing Workforce

Michigan communities working to attract and retain businesses now have a new pilot program to create affordable housing in the hope of recruiting employees to work for those new job creators. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority recently unveiled “MSHDA Mod,” which encourages communities to construct modular housing using a five-year repayable $196,000 grant to […]

Scooter licensing update from Lansing City Clerk

Spring has sprung. With that comes the usual signs of a new, warmer season – tree buds, birds, construction cones as we patch potholes … and the return of scooters to the area. Scooter vendors have requirements to meet before their scooters are left around the city, however. According to the office of Lansing City […]

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