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Scandals cloud MSU President Lou Anna Simon’s growing legacy
Nov. 16 2017
In nearly 13 years as president, Simon has led the university through a transformation so thorough and multi-faceted that observers are beginning to compare her tenure to the epic 28-year reign of post-World...
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New city hall and downtown hotel, but no jail and courts
Nov. 16 2017
The developer, Beitler Real Estate Services, of Chicago, was one of four to submit plans but the only non-local one. Its president, J. Paul Beitler, is an alumnus of Michigan State University. His company’s...
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Nov. 16 2017
What better way to celebrate the coming holiday season than with the Silver Bells in the City Celebration. This annual event features live music from Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers, the lighting
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Nov. 15 2017
Ever wonder what's going on with all the new solar technology being produced? Well, here's your chance. Come sit in on a relevant discussion to solar energy. Refreshments provided!Solar Stuff
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Nov. 13 2017
What better way to promote early literacy than having young readers practice their skills by reading to friendly canine companions? Have your child come spend 10 minutes reading to a therapy dog at th
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Nov. 10 2017
Need a good laugh? Famous comedian Elvira Kurt will be perfoming at the Womens Arts Festival. Check her out tonight!We're Not Dead Yet at Women in the Arts Festival. Performance in-the-round. 7
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Nov. 10 2017
LANSING — The Upper Peninsula has been omitted from at least two maps of the country this past year. When an online ticket marketplace left it off an interactive map in June, a customer support...
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Nov. 10 2017
LANSING — Warmer weather and a cool state economy have teamed up to mean fewer snowmobile riders on state trails — and less money in the pockets of those who rely on them. A snowy winter...
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Nov. 9 2017
Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel. These three long-dead composers come back to life in a choral and instrumental performance by Lansing Symphony, the University Chorale, the MSU Choral Union, and the State S
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Nov. 9 2017
In a farewell address to the Rotary Club of Lansing, Virg Bernero called out community leaders for their willingness to accept mediocrity. His talk was pointedly titled “Mediocre or Marvelous: Metro...
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Nov. 9 2017
It’s called Downtown Okemos, or the Four Corners, but it’s overshadowed by long vacant buildings, empty lots overgrown with weeds and a few small businesses
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Nov. 9 2017
The new first family: State Rep. Andy Schor celebrates with his family at the Lansing Brewing Co. after easily defeating Lansing City Councilwoman Judi Brown Clarke for mayor. From left, Schor, son, Ryan,...
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Nov. 9 2017
But it’s not that simple. From the beginning, Brown Clarke’s campaign was quixotic and tentative. While she spent the last months of 2016 quietly “considering” a run for mayor,...
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Nov. 9 2017
Lansing Mayor-elect Andy Schor granted an exclusive onehour interview to City Pulse with editor and publisher Berl Schwartz and associate publisher Mickey Hirten The following excerpts have been edited...
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Nov. 9 2017
One day, I thought, instead of putting in sweet vermouth into a Manhattan, I thought I’d put in some Aperol, and it was great. Also, I like an IPA, and I’m willing to try any kind of IPA. I...
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Nov. 9 2017
Regardless of your interpretation, American Fifth Spirits is doing it – creating seasonally inspired concoctions like their previously described “Turkey Feast,” or their “Bourbon...
Nov. 9 2017
The juxtaposition of this serene and peaceful set with the oppositional razzmatazz of the feverous, dervish-like opening dance is accompanied by a threeman thunderstorm of riotous, agitated, klezmer-esque...
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Nov. 9 2017
Iliana (left) and Tobia Almaguer will open a brick-and-mortar version of their Cuban food truck, La Cocina Cubana, in downtown Lansing next month. They plan to keep the truck operating in the parking lot...
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Nov. 9 2017
The publicly owned utility has proposed a 3.9 percent increase for the next three years on residential electric rates. In addition, it’s asking the BWL Board of Commissioners to approve a 5.5 percent...
Nov. 9 2017
The audience on opening night learned quickly what the “tragedy” Anna Owens’ “Directors Notes” referred to