Not much meat, but Brown Clarke has a good outing before Chamber
May 17 2017
Good meant sounding thoughtful on difficult issues. Good also meant not going on the offensive, an important factor after nearly 12 years of incumbent Virg Bernero’s bulldog approach. Many people,...
Picnic in the pavilion? Not at Moore’s River Park
May 17 2017
The 61-year-old, two-story picnic shelter was structurally unsound, a periodic city inspection revealed
Blue Gill Grill serves up bar fare from prime lakeside location
May 17 2017
Dear Blue, This is a first for me. I am writing a “get well” letter to a business — you. It may come off as churlish, but it’s meant to be more like tough love. Frankly, given your...
Demolition begins on LCC ventilation tower to make room for new clock tower
May 17 2017
Demolition of one of Lansing Community College’s most recognizable — if not aesthetically pleasing — landmarks began today
'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel is good, but it’s two movies in one
May 17 2017
Let’s be honest: “Guardians of the Galaxy” was pretty mediocre, even by the bland standards of Marvel Studios. So I was surprised to find that “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”...
Here's what's going on in town today.
May 17 2017
Hello on this Wednesday, Today in Lansing: The Allen Farmers Market is a summer staple for Lansing natives and tonight you can stop by for some fruit and stay to take a listen to the musical
Here's what's going on in town this weekend.
May 16 2017
Happy Tuesday. Today in Lansing: Tonight at 7 p.m., there will be a free meeting for the Literature and Poetry Black Authors Book Club, which will cover Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi
May 15 2017
This week City Pulse Arts and Culture Editor Ty Forquer interviews Spencer Fox, guitarist for rock band Charly Bliss. Producer and contributor Eve Kucharski then speaks with Ben Hassenger about Mighty...
Here's what's going on in town today.
May 15 2017
Hello on this Monday. On this day: On this day in 1940, McDonalds opened their first restaurant in San Bernardino, Calif. The fast food chain still remains popular today, despite healthy eat
Here's what's going on in town this weekend.
May 13 2017
Welcome to the Weekend. Some of the biggest names in local music take a jazzy stroll through St. Joseph Park Saturday. Organissimo, led by Lansing’s own Jim Alfredson, is joi
Eat Healthy Eat Local Festival kicks off Saturday in St. Johns
May 12 2017
Proponents of eating well have something to celebrate this weekend — a festival devoted to healthy, local food. Over 30 local food businesses set up shop in downtown St. Johns Saturday for
Here's what's going on in town today.
May 12 2017
It's Friday! On this day: It was on this day in 1875 when the first recorded shutout in professional Baseball happened. The game was won by Chicago who only scored one run over St. Louis, t
Planning Board member under fire for marijuana advocacy
May 11 2017
Three Lansing City Council members think Planning Board member Josh Hovey has a conflict of interest and want him to resign. Hovey is the spokesman for a marijuana legalization ballot initiative and as...
Former teacher’s 90th birthday stirs tales of Michigan School for the Blind
May 11 2017
The other one we’ll get to in a minute. Bill Meyers wrestled at the school in the late ‘60s, just after it snagged Class B wrestling championships in 1961 and 1963. Meyers is burly, shaven-headed...
Charly Bliss guitarist talks influences, new album and comparisons to Weezer
May 11 2017
It’s easy to see why many critics can’t resist comparing Charly Bliss’ debut album, “Guppy,” to Weezer’s iconic self-titled debut, aka “The Blue Album.”...
May 11 2017
The catered pre-show meals at Starlight Dinner Theatre tend to be rather modest affairs with chicken or lasagna. I skipped the supper before “Man of La Mancha,” but when the musical started,...
Nick Mason looks for ‘Exit Strategy’ in Steve Hamilton’s latest thriller
May 11 2017
Without giving away any of the intricate plot details or thrilling action scenes, it’s fair to say that Mason has already sold off most of what makes people human. Readers must come to grips with...
May 11 2017
Six years ago, it started with a movie — “Mighty Uke: The Amazing Comeback of a Musical Underdog.” “The movie had just come out, and since we had grown our Lansing Area Ukulele...
May 11 2017
Lansing-based songwriter Joshua Barton, formerly of the local shoegaze outfit Fields of Industry, returns with his first release in three years and a new band, Joshua Barton & Seertones. Saturday, Barton...
Nu Wave Fish & Chicken
May 11 2017
A new dining trend seems to be emerging in the Capital City. Joining the barbecue, craft beer and craft coffee businesses that are humming along quite nicely, several new restaurants dedicated to “you...

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