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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
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
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Nov. 9 2017
A sparkling, supple piano style and a deadpan, self-effacing manner make Kressler the least sensational of subjects. There is no such thing as the Jeff Kressler Trio and probably won’t ever be. But...
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Nov. 9 2017
The eight-volume, “The Ordeal of the Union” by Allan Nevins is an in-depth look at the issue, while “Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America” by...
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Nov. 9 2017
Lansing Community College’s production of “The Government Inspector” now running at Dart Auditorium may be set in 1836 Russia, but the themes and foibles regarding government corruption...
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Nov. 9 2017
I ordered it to-go, and the Northern Soul ($14) lived up to all my expectations and more. It was a heaping helping of cider braised pork that melted in my mouth with each bite, complemented by an amazing...
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Nov. 9 2017
Head out to a bar and what you saw only a year ago might be drastically different, and something that was popular five to 10 years ago might not even be on the menu (appletinis). On the flip side, you’re...
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Nov. 9 2017
Once every year, the Lansing Symphony joins forces with the 250-voice massed MSU choral groups. It’s a heavy lift, but there’s nothing like it on the musical calendar. Orchestral jets give...
Nov. 9 2017
“BWL provides multi-pronged customer assistance that ensures BWL dollars are contributed only to BWL customers in need,” said Steve Serkaian, a BWL spokesman. The BWL’s reason for not...
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Nov. 9 2017
Even if you haven’t been to Blake’s Hard Cider Co. in Armada, you’ve probably brought a piece of the 800-acre apple orchard home
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Nov. 9 2017
Allan I. Ross Allan I. Ross, a former bartender at Midtown Brewing Co., Troppo, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Kruse & Muer (Rochester) and Green Street Tavern (New Baltimore), first started bartending...
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Nov. 9 2017
Blend George and Ira Gershwin’s music, stars like Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron and Oscar Levant and you’ve got yourself a masterpiece of a film. Now, modernize the mix by putting it on the Broadway...
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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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‘Beau Jest’ Comes to the Williamston Theatre
Nov. 8 2017
Courtesy Photo James Sherman’s “Beau Jest” is a classic family comedy, Beau Jest comes to the Mid-Michigan award-winning professional theatre company. Performance runs Nov. 16 to Dec....