Zaytoon opens second location
Oct. 11 2016
West Lansing fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant Zaytoon opened its second location in Holt earlier this week. Owner/operator Samy Aburashed took to Facebook to thank his customers and express
Oct. 7 2016
FRIDAY, Oct. 7 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Heavier storms threaten states aging drains: Global
MSU production raises questions, offers few answers
Oct. 5 2016
Why are people so mean to each other? That’s the basic question behind Simon Stephens’ “Punk Rock,” a play about seven anxious teenagers in a high pressure British grammar school
Oct. 5 2016
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LCC’s ‘None of the Above’ offers study in contrasts
Oct. 5 2016
Pop quiz, hotshot. The opening play of the season by Lansing Community College Theatre Program is: A) Not comical, B) Not sad, C) Not silly, D) Not profound or E) None of the above. The correct answer...
Riverwalk Theatre ramps up the drama in latest production
Oct. 5 2016
Riverwalk Theatre’s latest black box play, penned by Lanford Wilson and directed by Michael Hays, is billed as “passionate drama.” That’s like calling a brutal death a “noteworthy...
Lansing Maker Week highlights builders, entrepreneurs, innovators
Oct. 5 2016
Cloudy skies cast a foreboding shadow over Okemos Saturday morning, but that didn’t dampen the spirits inside the Meridian Mall, where children gathered to learn about robotics, 3D printing, hacking...
Satirical ‘Pulp’ skewers authors, criticizes critics
Oct. 5 2016
In “Pulp,” the latest work by playwright Joseph Zettelmaier, the author has a bit of passive-aggressive fun at the expense of critics
Creative Placemaking Summit returns to Lansing for second year
Oct. 5 2016
Placemaking is a hot buzzword among arts administration and city management types, but outside of those communities, the term still draws a lot of blank stares and puzzled looks
New book details rise and fall of futuristic car
Oct. 5 2016
In the late 1940s, the U.S. was still recovering from the toll of World War II. The victory parties were over, and the country needed something to root for. Enter Preston Tucker, an Ypsilanti machinist...
Thai Nation Bistro
Oct. 5 2016
The number of Asian restaurants in Williamston doubled last month. After Miso Sushi & Grill closed last year, Szechuan Garden became the only place in town to go when your cravings leaned toward the Far...
Bobbi Kilty refocuses on painting in retirement
Oct. 5 2016
Bobbi Kilty, this month’s City Pulse cover artist, knew she wanted to be an artist in high school
Local shops offer unique Halloween costume options
Oct. 5 2016
Halloween is less than a month away, which means for most of us it’s time to start searching for a costume. But the real Halloween fanatics probably already have their outfit picked out
Oct. 5 2016
For the past decade, GTG Records has been recording and releasing DIY CDs and vinyl from an assortment of rough-around-the-edges indie rock bands from Lansing and beyond. This weekend, the label hosts...
Oct. 5 2016
Since its debut in May, Arts Night Out has turned local businesses and restaurants into pop-up galleries on the first Friday evening of every month. The festival, which is organized by the Arts Council...
Hasan Minhaj talks one-man show, Indian upbringing and ‘The Daily Show’
Oct. 4 2016
When Hasan Minhaj told his conservative Indian parents that he wanted to be a comedian, they were not amused. “They were flabbergasted,” he recalled
Coffee shop celebrates ‘Gilmore Girls’ with one-day transformation
Sept. 30 2016
Sixteen years ago, on Oct. 5, 2000, “Gilmore Girls” hit the airwaves for the first time. Wednesday, Lansing’s Strange Matter Coffee Co. is celebrating the “Gilmoreversary”...
New book explores locomotive’s path from East Lansing to Hollywood
Sept. 28 2016
Quite a few Michigan State University alumni have made a name for themselves in Hollywood. One of the most unlikely movie stars to come out of East Lansing is 1225, a steam engine that spent more than...
Sept. 28 2016
“The concept for ‘The Fourth Wall’ follows the storyline from the first album, ‘The Final Season,’ where I'm the head talent of a fictional TV show,” he said. “It’s...
Sept. 28 2016
The 2016 presidential election has been a wild ride, with unexpected twists, strong personalities and more candidates than you can shake a stick at. And for political comedy writers, this campaign...

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