Jan. 6 2016
To bring you this special 2016 New Year’s issue of City Pulse, we sat down with nine interesting people who are doing interesting things in the Lansing area. We invite you to sit down with them,...
2016 preview
Jan. 6 2016
“One part will be dedicated to sit-down dining and another part dedicated to carryout orders,” said Sam Short, who co-owns Potent Potables with his partners Aaron Matthews and Alan Hooper....
Dec. 30 2015
Couples must make many decisions when planning their weddings, including choosing transportation for guests to and from wedding ceremonies
Dec. 30 2015
But summer weather can be extremely hot, and while a sunny, warm day may be perfect beach days, such conditions are not always ideal for weddings, especially weddings that take place outdoors. If wedding-day...
Dec. 30 2015
Inspiration boards, sometimes referred to as idea boards, are commonly used by interior designers, artists, writers, and even wedding planners. Such boards can serve a great purpose when starting a new...
Dec. 30 2015
Brides might garner most of the attention on a couple’s wedding day, but dashing grooms also will get their share of attention. As a result, grooms must be just as diligent as their blushing brides...
Dec. 30 2015
When couples tie the knot, many changes are in store, many compromises will be made and many lasting memories will be created. But in the weeks and months before their big days, couples can easily get...
Dec. 30 2015
Couples planning to get married do so with the intention of spending the rest of their lives together. Few couples exchange rings thinking divorce or the loss of a spouse is in their future, but some marriages...
Dec. 30 2015
Since it formed in 2007, Hordes has put out a stack of lo-fi D.I.Y. releases, all stocked with improvised, droning soundscapes. The Lansing-based trio’s spontaneous and foreboding sound, reminiscent...
Highlights from 2015’s crop of books
Dec. 30 2015
This past year, my reading leaned heavily toward non-fiction. The first standout book was “The Wright Brothers.” Written by David McCullough, this is possibly the best biography of the remarkable...
Highlights of 2015’s local theater season came from theater rookies, aspiring actors
Dec. 30 2015
Arguably the most powerful production this season was “Telling: Lansing,” produced by Peppermint Creek Theatre Co. Featuring a cast of mostly non-actors telling personal stories related to...
Jazz and classical highlights of 2015
Dec. 30 2015
This town is heated year round (summer festivals included) with native, student and visiting musical talent, thanks largely to the white-hot boiler room that is the MSU College of Music. With so much to...
Local theater ranged from light romance to heavy history in 2015
Dec. 30 2015
The theater companies of the Greater Lansing area produce a tremendous number of quality theatrical productions each year. And while City Pulse’s Pulsar awards are a sincere way to honor the best...
Clever themes and contemporary style add personality to weddings
Dec. 30 2015
A swing through Pinterest, the Internet’s premier site for wedding envisioning, shows that plenty of couples are still planning traditional black-and-white garb for their weddings. But dig a little...
Dec. 30 2015
When looking over the crush of new businesses that opened this year in Metro Lansing, you start to see some themes
Dec. 30 2015
Photography is a great way for couples to capture all the special moments that occur on their wedding days. Long after the final piece of wedding cake has been consumed, wedding albums remain to remind...
LCC production selected for Kennedy Center Festival
Dec. 23 2015
Lansing Community College’s theater program may be small — its website lists just two full-time faculty — but it will have an opportunity next month to prove it can hang with the big...
Dec. 23 2015
GOING GREEN FOR NEW YEAR’S AT GRACIE’S PLACE Football-watching party with giveaways, including a big-screen TV. Admission includes a food buffet and midnight champagne toast. 7 p.m.-1 a.m....
Caitlyn Dial takes on museum educator role
Dec. 23 2015
While she has only been with the center for two weeks, she seemed right at home. As we walked into the room devoted to the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame, her eyes scanned the dozens of portraits...
Dec. 23 2015
Since 2008, Lil’ Darlins has been a fixture in Michigan’s thriving vaudeville/variety-show scene. Its immense cast features live music from a pit band, fire eaters, hula hoop artists, jugglers,...

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