March 22 2017
When I visit a restaurant, I’m always looking for interesting you-can-only-get-it-here items. On my most recent trip to Olympic Broil, I strayed from my usual order — olive burger and onion...
The Woolies’ Bob Baldori looks back on 50-year friendship with Chuck Berry
March 22 2017
“He taught me how to write rock,” said the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. “He was a magician making music that was exotic yet normal,” wrote Paul McCartney on his website. Meanwhile,...
Ixion Theatre explores the absurd in pair of plays
March 22 2017
Were I less dedicated to my work, I might grab a thesaurus and find all the synonyms for “wacky,” list all of them, add a few identifications, send it to my editor and say, “This review...
March 22 2017
Welcome to the 10th annual Top of the Town awards, presented by City Pulse and Fox 47. When we announced the winners of our first-ever best of Lansing contest on May 7, 2008, Hillary Clinton was locked...
A look back at some Top of the Town winners who are no longer with us
March 22 2017
Goodrich’s Shop-Rite
March 22 2017
The date of this edifice’s construction in 1953 is noted prominently on the cornerstone facing Grand River. However, the building’s dedication was postponed until October 1969. In accordance...
March 22 2017
The new location, due to open April 3, will feature a menu loaded with breakfast staples such as biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict and French toast, albeit prepared with Glazed and Confused’s signature...
March 22 2017
On the late February Monday when incumbent Virg Bernero dropped out, Swope wasn’t running. He was “shocked and surprised” by Bernero’s announcement. And he didn’t see how...
Canine trio face death sentence In disputed case in Ionia County
March 22 2017
The three dogs have been in the Ionia County Animal Shelter since July 8, when they broke out of the yard of Vamvakias’ yard. She was watching Hustin’s dogs while Hustin and his wife, an active...
$24.5 million 'family housing' complex gains momentum at School for the Blind
March 22 2017
Since 2000, limited rehab work and selective demolition have nibbled at the fringes of the long-derelict campus on Lansing’s near west side, but the campus’ century-old, hulking centerpieces,...
Here's what's going on in town today
March 22 2017
Good day and happy World Water Day.Like many folk musicians, banjoist Jayme Stone has spent a lot of time with the field recordings made by Alan Lomax, one of the 20th century’s most important folk
Electronic artist Hizen talks influences, dreams and music
March 21 2017
It’s normal for kids in high school to purse an extracurricular activity. Most settle for the basics like sports or debate team, but one local teen decided he was going to head down a different path
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March 21 2017
Good day on this second day of spring.MSU Professor Karin Zitzewitz explores the intersection of religious imagery and queer identity in a presentation at the MSU Library Tuesday. #LOVEWINS: Sly Relig
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March 20 2017
Good day on this rainy Monday.Jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig swings through MSUFCU’s headquarters today to kick off a week-long residency at MSU. Herwig, who has shared the stage with music legends...
Here's what's going on in town this weekend
March 18 2017
Good dad and happy weekend.Ixion Theatre serves up a pair of absurd plays with it’s latest offering, “Askew Askance A Squirrel!” The two world premiere comedies, “SAL-9000”...
March 17 2017
This week, a panel of local figures discuss Trump's presidency thus far. Also appearing are folk musician Jayme Stone and 'Rent' actor David Merino
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March 17 2017
Happy St. Patrick's Day!Whether you're looking to party hardy or enjoy a more low-key holiday, City Pulse's 2017 St. Patrick's Day event guide has options for all. Check out our collection o
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March 16 2017
Good day on this sunny Thursday.The Lansing English Country Dancers offer an introduction to their dancing style today. Four instructors will teach and prompt the dances to beginners and experienced p
March 15 2017
March 8 was International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness for “women’s issues.” This year, organizers of the Women’s March on Washington wanted to demonstrate...
March 15 2017
Let’s be honest here for a minute. The gay movement has long been hijacked as a movement centered on white, gay cis-men. Don’t get me wrong – I love my white, gay comrades and I want...

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