Hendrik Meijer unveils biography of Arthur Vandenberg, decades in the making
Oct. 26 2017
Talk about persistence. Hendrik Meijer has been working on the definitive biography of Michigan U.S. Senator Arthur Vandenberg for more than 27 years. Meijer often found that his day job, as CEO and executive...
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Brian Whitfield's summer under the bridge
Oct. 26 2017
Thanks to a warm October, four splendid murals, each one 50 feet wide and 25 feet tall, are almost finished. Suddenly, the dusty DMZ between Lansing and East Lansing is swirling with life and color —...
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Oct. 26 2017
There’s a genuine folksiness to the place. Along one wall are scarves for sale, made by a local artisan. Feathered hats are whimsically fashioned into lampshades for the overhead lighting. There’s...
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Quality, higher wages make for a box store with a conscience
Oct. 26 2017
It’s a difficult question: Should a business’ main goal be profit or something more public? Businesses like Tom’s Shoes, Starbucks, Method Cleaning Products and more have emerged and...
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McClurken crime mailer image repels some supporters
Oct. 26 2017
Despite being “uncomfortable” with an image on a political mailer for his campaign, 4th Ward City Council candidate Jim McClurken approved it for release, triggering political criticism, the...
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Oct. 25 2017
Follow filmmaker Jen Senko as she attempts to understand how her father transformed from an open-minded individual to one who harbors many prejudices. Senko posits that his change was influenced
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Jeffrey Cranor chats about new Night Vale novel
Oct. 24 2017
Courtesy Photo If you’re a fan of “Welcome to Night Vale” but you thought the universe was reserved exclusively to its twice-monthly podcast, you’re dead wrong. And, you’re...
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Oct. 24 2017
Ever wondered about the benefits of acupuncture? Before surrendering to a full-body treatment, why not try out ear acupuncture? Depending the points triggered on the ear, the benefits can be one
Oct. 23 2017
This week on City Pulse on the air, Publisher of the Lansing City Pulse Berl Schwartz speaks with the three East Lansing city council candidates: Ruth Beier, Susan Woods and Aaron Stephens
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Oct. 23 2017
Perhaps one of the most-known romance languages, try your hand at speaking French in a group. All skill levels are welcome. Studies show that immersion into a language, even temporarily, can hav
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New Lansing ordinance in effect after clerk rules against petition
Oct. 20 2017
FRIDAY, Oct. 20 — Lansing’s new medical marijuana ordinance has taken effect after City Clerk Chris Swope ruled against a petition drive to put it on the ballot. Swope found too few valid signature
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Diwali officially recognized
Oct. 20 2017
Photo by Shruti Saripalli On Oct. 18, State Rep. Christine Greig, D-Farmington Hills, was one of several co-sponsors of a resolution that was adopted immediately in the Michigan House
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Oct. 20 2017
Courtesy Photo Earlier this month, the rock/funk/jazz fusion band Desmond Jones released its debut self-titled album in front of a capacity crowd at Founders Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids
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Oct. 20 2017
If you’ve ever been interested in geology, the Central Michigan 52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Lapidary & Jewelry Show is the place to visit. At the Ingham County Fairgrounds, interact w
Oct. 19 2017
Maybe you remember your first time — where you were, how nervous you were to get it wrong, maybe how it felt to finally get it just right. We’re speaking of course about the first time you...
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Oct. 19 2017
How hops go from the ground to the glass Across the country and specifically Michigan, it seems that everywhere you turn, someone is talking about the growth in the craft brewery industry, and yet,...
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Oct. 19 2017
Queen of the nightYou Will Always Love ‘The Bodyguard’ Starting with a cannon blast and ending with a dance encore, “The Bodyguard” is guaranteed to keep you awake. For better...
Oct. 19 2017
Like most people, I often find that I am not prioritizing my mental well-being. As a way to combat that, I try to participate in self-care as often as possible. I’ve heard a lot of people talk about...
Oct. 19 2017
Children's Health Insurance ProgramChildren’s Health Insurance Program Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expired on September 30 and little progress has been made toward...
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Oct. 19 2017
The Roaring '20s flash to the future‘The Great Gatsby’ spectacularly shows off stunning era The play with dapper suits and fancy flappers deserved hand clappers. There were also ele- ments...