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LCC President Brent Knight denies endorsing Judi Brown Clarke for Mayor
June 8 2017
THURSDAY. June 8 -- Lansing Community College President Brent Knight is disputing a statement from the mayoral campaign of Judi Brown Clarke that he has endorsed her. “No, I didn’t end
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Here's what's going on in town today.
June 8 2017
Happy Thursday! Local folk singer/songwriter Monte Pride presents an intimate evening of music Thursday in the latest installment of Music at the Mansion at the Turner-Dodge House. Pride blends h
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‘Junk,” says Schor about poll placing Brown Clarke 3 points back
June 8 2017
A poll conducted anonymously places Councilwoman Judi Brown Clarke just three percentage points behind State Rep. Andy Schor in the Lansing mayor’s race — much closer than earlier results.A...
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Nearing 100, arts mega-patron Selma Hollander feted at MSU
June 7 2017
On their honeymoon, Stanley Hollander told his new wife, Selma, that she would never have to work. So when he landed a job at Michigan State University and the couple arrived in East Lansing in 1958, she...
The Cosmos is known for its wood-fired pizzas, wild sci-fi murals and non-stop “Star Trek” reruns. But I’ll remember it for its unique Basil Fizz.
June 7 2017
The Cosmos is a small restaurant attached to Zoobie’s in Old Town. While the Cosmos and Zoobie’s each have their own vibe, both establishments share the same kitchen, bar and restrooms. The...
Next week, a crucial worker bee from the Beyhive buzzes into Lansing for a show at the Robin Theatre.
June 7 2017
Wednesday, the REO Town venue hosts Divinity Roxx, a bassist with credentials ranging from Victor Wooten’s opener to Beyoncé’s touring bass player and assistant musical director. In...
‘Luna Gale’ takes unflinching look at human suffering
June 7 2017
Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s production of the Rebecca Gilman play was often tortuous to sit through. Descriptions or depictions of child rape and abuse, meth addiction, our over-burdened Child...
Schor, Brown Clarke differ on fairness of anonymous ‘push poll’
June 7 2017
“There’s zero legitimacy to it,” Schor said of the calls. “Push polling data is only done to tear down, tear somebody down. In this case they’re trying to tear me down with...
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Lansing Chamber adds itself to Schor’s long list of endorsers
June 7 2017
Schor added the chamber endorsement to a list of local labor unions: United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitter’s Local Union 333; Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Greater...
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Hunting for little known gems in Greek wine
June 7 2017
For this blessing, there is no American more important than Ted Diamantis, proprietor and president of Diamond Wine Importers
June 7 2017
England’s newspaper The Telegraph eulogized Norman Granz as “the most successful impresario in the history of jazz” in its 2001 obituary. Granz created five record labels, the best known...
Karen Dionne’s ‘The Marsh King’s Daughter’ a tale of family, survival in the Upper Peninsula
June 7 2017
The promotional run-up has been phenomenal, including a mega-blurb from thriller writer Lee Child, plugs in trend-setting magazines like Cosmopolitan and, just a few days ago, a spot in The New York Times’...
CADL’s Library of Things offers lawn games and more
June 7 2017
A book is great for taking to the beach, but Capital Area District Libraries is lending cardholders more than just books for summer fun this year. Outdoor summer games like bocce ball, cornhole, ladderball...
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The Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame made the move to the Okemos
June 7 2017
After nearly 30 years in the historic Cooley-Haze House on the southern edge of downtown Lansing, the Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame made the move to the Okemos mall last month....
‘Fun Home’ translates trauma into universal story
June 7 2017
Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lansing native Lisa Kron, “Fun Home” is an intimate, honest, funny and heartbreaking autobiographical...
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Suzanne Fischer wants to tell untold stories
June 7 2017
When they all had hefted the bolt, Henshaw pulled out a blue light from the bridge and flashed it on and off. In between the razzle-dazzle, he snuck in a lot of information about the principles behind...
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No evidence that the Ormond Park road proposal was vetted
June 7 2017
A review of public records by City Pulse shows no evidence that the Ormond Park road proposal was ever vetted in any of the dozens of hours of public meetings conducted by the city’s Park Board in...
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Here's what's going on in town today.
June 7 2017
Happy hump day! The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, East Lansing Film Festival and Studio C! have teamed up to offer a cinematic appetizer to the upcoming jazz feast coming to East Lansing. The th
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City Pulse and Fox 47 present the 2017 Top of the Town winners
June 6 2017
Ten years ago, if you were caught drinking beer inside Horrocks Farm Market, you’d likely find yourself being shown the exit and probably facing an intervention back at home. Today, if you’re...
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Restoration project completed in Mt. Hope Cemetery
June 6 2017
The summer sun shone on a conspicuous crane in Mt. Hope Cemetery this morning, as work began on a massive monument

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