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Capital Ideas: Thomas Stewart

One Capital region entrepreneur takes a look at social business, a business model he believes could give the region a positive boost both economically and socially.

Capital Ideas: Vincent Delgado

MSU's Vincent Delgado brings to Lansing a world's worth of new ways to look at issues like community engagement, immigration and entrepreneurship.

Capital Ideas: Jamie Schriner-Hooper

Jamie Schriner-Hooper talks to Capital Gains about Old Town, the Michigan Main Street Program, and a grassroots movement to rebuild Michiganís downtowns.

CG Video: The Downtown River Tour

For those of you who didnít get a chance to ride the river with the Gillespie Group's Downtown boat tours, Good Fruit Video takes you there.

Michigan Avenue: What If?

The Michigan Avenue corridor might be primed for a facelift as citizens, students, professors and local governments look to take on the project themselves.

CG Video: I Would Stay If . . .

Young and mobile talent in the Capital region is looking to business leaders and local government to make changes.

Capital Gains Radio: Bunmi Talks Talent

What does Lansing need to keep talented young entrepreneurs like Bunmi Akinyemiju? Try mass transit, entertainment centers and a more risk-tolerant attitude. 

CG Radio: Water and Workers

Two of the region's leading economists say that, when it comes to fresh water and hard workers, no other state can compete with Michigan.

Tourist For a Day, Resident for Years

How many times have you walked past a business or museum in Lansing and never stopped? Every year Lansing gives its residents a chance to re-experience the city with Be a Tourist in Your Own Town, a one day event designed to reengage citizens in their community.

Capital Ideas: Robert Selig

Robert Selig, executive director of the Capital Region International Airport, is pushing a global agenda that includes a $25 million terminal expansion and federal inspection area.

CG Radio: Mixing Up the Suburbs

Gil White, a local developer and former president of the Michigan Association of Realtors, is one of many developers who are rethinking old subdivision strategies.

Master Plan Part One: New Economy

Capital Gains kicks off a new series exploring the city's efforts to revamp its decades-old Master Plan. This week, the New Economy shakes up old land use strategies.

Capital Gains Video: Eastsider Joan Nelson

Videographer Stephen Worsfold recently sat down with Joan Nelson, director of the Allen Neighborhood Center, to talk about community development and sustainability on Lansing's Eastside.

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