Dec. 9 2015
Frank Sinatra had a favorite toast. “May you live to be 1,000 years old,” he would say, “and may mine be the last voice you hear.”
Oct. 30 2015
FRIDAY, OCT. 30 — East Lansing City Council candidate Erik Altmann said today that the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce has done the city a “real favor with this smear campaign” against...
Aug. 12 2015
Eric Schertzing takes it as a good sign that Republicans quickly attacked actress Melissa Gilbert when she announced her candidacy for the 8th Congressional District seat. It means that they...
July 22 2015
The war over whether to sell the Lansing Board of Water & Light has already claimed its first victim. Commissioner Anthony McCloud’s reappointment stalled before the City Council...
July 1 2015
A drug addiction and pain treatment center owned and operated by former state Rep. Paul DeWeese was raided last month by a multi-jurisdictional task force led by the FBI June 21. Opioid Recovery Center/Lansing...
June 3 2015
Impression 5 Science Center is planning a new $450,000 exhibit: a two-story permanent “water park” that will combine play with education. The project has received a $250,000 commitment from...
May 27 2015
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s adamant opposition to even considering the sale of the Board of Water & Light has softened to the point that he is calling on his Financial Health Team to study the potential...
Aug. 27 2014
Mary Edgar of Okemos is a quiet, grey-haired senior citizen, hardly the type you would expect to confront the angriest mayor in America, Virg Bernero. But that she did on Primary Election Day, when as...
Aug. 6 2014
By happy coincidence, our cover this week features a photo (of model Nkiru Nnawulezi) from a joint project between photographer Jena McShane and the Just B yoga studio in REO Town). It and other photos...
July 16 2014
I should probably be glad to see Goodrich’s ShopRite go. It’s been too convenient — especially on my way to home or office after a gym visit. I think there must be something akin to the...
July 9 2014
A handful fix up their places, which are reborn in “Eye Candy of the Week.” The Eye Sore on June 18 was different: a burnedout house at 1508 E. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing. We, myself included...
Jan. 2 2014
Believe me when I tell you we had entirely something else planned for this week’s paper. I don’t want to spoil the surprise (since we will bring it to you soon), but let me just say it was...
July 20 2013
Saturday, July 20 — I was Helen Thomas’ boss. Not for long, but long enough to create some wonderful memories
June 20 2013
Our cover this week makes a little fun of my friend Chris Holman (well, I hope he is still my friend) for his role in the airport-Michigan Flyer controversy
March 18 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder may sign legislation today that would eliminate benefits for same-sex partners of public employees throughout Michigan. He needs to know where you stand.Please call the governor today...
Sept. 19 2012
Gary Glenn the Lansing sign painter is sounding like Gary Glenn the well-known homophobe who runs the American Family Association-Michigan
Sept. 12 2012
Dear readers: As you may have noticed, we've received a spate of letters about "Savage Love," our new, frank and at times profane column on sex and relationships. Overall, we've heard from some two dozen...
March 28 2012
Gannett, the nation’s largest newspaper corporation, apparently thinks that it has the right to move City Pulse. Gannett owns the Lansing State Journal, Detroit Free Press and USA Today. On any given...
March 7 2012
Meijer shoppers who are used to picking up City Pulse there will still find it — they will just have to look in a new place starting next week
Feb. 29 2012
Meanwhile, Meijer also reached out to me, albeit with only a temporary solution. But, after some confusion, it’s clear to me now that Meijer is truly interested in a long-range solution that meets...

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