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Rich Adams

Rich Adams was a print and broadcast journalist for more than four decades. Now a freelance writer, Adams is an avid fan of his beloved Chicago Cubs and also enjoys spending time in the kitchen reconnecting with cooking and baking.

Rich Adams


Lego Store Makes a Local Connection

Things seemed to click for Evin Borin and Salima Matariyeh in 2023, and the tower of success they built throughout the year is set to keep growing into the n…

Affordability, Ownership are the Future Focus for Developers

One local developer is looking to the future for homebuilding — and it’s not just erecting homes but helping to ensure people can buy them. Brent Forsberg…

Coneys, Cookies Come to Greater Lansing

The foundational base of the food pyramid for every true Michigander begins and ends with the Coney Island. A storied staple, Leo’s Coney Island, recently…

Nubian Graduates From Business Accelerator

A Lansing store showcasing African culture, beauty and fashion has become the 13th enterprise to graduate from the Downtown Lansing Inc. business accelerator…

Understanding Music Licensing

Recent news about East Lansing’s Dublin Square facing hefty fines from a federal lawsuit alleging the bar played music without paying the required licensing …

Veteran Business Owners Celebrated in November

When Dan Shinaver left the U.S. Marine Corps in 1999 after four years, he didn’t want his service to his country to end.   The Potterville resident worked…

Jackson Downtown Grows, Residential Plan Successful

In 2018, USA Today ran an article about 28 cities that never recovered from the Great Recession. Jackson was No. 16 on the list.   However, five years lat…

While Trader Joe’s is in limbo, other projects spring to life

The long-awaited Trader Joe’s project will apparently continue to be long-awaited. The project, first announced in 2021, has moved in slow motion after de…

Toscana offers welcoming atmosphere for everyone

A little bit of Tuscany has come to Greater Lansing, and it is impressive out of the gate. Local foodies and wine lovers can find a comfortable landing sp…

Lansing invites Michigan to answer the call at Mackinac Policy Conference

When the Mackinac Policy Conference took place in early summer on Mackinac Island, hundreds of legislators, lobbyists, journalists and others took to the isl…