Jan. 29 2014
You have to be tough as nails, both physically and emotionally, to be a social worker. On any given day, you could have to wrestle a frenzied teen to the ground or mop up the blood from a suicide attempt....
Jan. 29 2014
Athenas Diner opened last week in the former home of Big Jon’s Country Burgers. Owner/operator Anton Prenaj renovated the former location for Jon’s Country Burgers, leaving the eatery’s...
Jan. 22 2014
The warehouse of Chris Beasley’s East Lansing business is stocked with replicate swords, shields, daggers and helmets from the hit HBO show “Game of Thrones.” Some of the blades have...
Jan. 22 2014
There doesn’t seem to be much of a cultural overlap between audiences that appreciate thoughtful foreign language documentaries and those who rock out to death metal
Jan. 22 2014
Aggie Mae’s Bakery, which got its start in the Lansing City Market, moved last week to its new location in Grand Ledge. At 2,100 square feet, it’s more than double the size it had in its previous...
Jan. 15 2014
Although John Boyle attended Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music, he said he didn’t get much out of his classroom time when he was there
Jan. 15 2014
With full acknowledgement to Tyler Durden, the idea that everyone’s a beautiful and unique snowflake is classic, all-American hooey. But why would anybody choose to buy into a reality where the world...
Jan. 15 2014
After six-and-a-half years of selling fair trade items at Kirabo, her store in East Lansing, owner/operator Gail Catron is selling the business. But it’s not for a lack of commerce
Jan. 2 2014
For the better part of a week, Winter Storm Gemini made mid-Michigan look like a set piece in the hit Disney film “Frozen,” leaving between onefourth of an inch and three-fourths of an inch...
Dec. 26 2013
It was a good year to be part of the arts and culture scene in the Lansing area. Visual arts, performance arts, culinary arts — they were all there for the consuming, and there was plenty to feast...
Dec. 26 2013
Lansing saw a bump in art house films, thanks in large part to two film festivals (tip o’ the hat to ye, Capital City Film Festival and East Lansing Film Festival) and the opening of Studio C! in...
Dec. 26 2013
A rush of new grocery stores, restaurants, bars and specialty shops confirmed Lansing’s economic upswing this year. Thirteen may be perceived as an unlucky number, but for these businesses, 2013...
Dec. 5 2013
Last week, Mena Castriciano’s dining room table was covered with authentic Italian dishes. Breads, salads, finger foods, pasta dishes and piles — actual heaping piles — of desserts. Cakes...
Dec. 4 2013
The Arts Council of Greater Lansing presented City Pulse with the 2013 Business Arts Award at its 34th Annual Holiday Glitter gala Tuesday night at the University Club. The event honors contributors to...
Dec. 4 2013
In 1998, MSU graduate Steve van Wormer co-starred in the live-action Disney comedy, “Meet the Deedles.”
Dec. 4 2013
Work is underway on a second local location for Firehouse Subs, which is set to open Jan. 6 at 200 S. Washington Square in downtown. The space was formerly used for state offices. The restaurant is part...
Nov. 27 2013
Come for the hot girl-on-girl action, stay for a philosophical examination of the transformative, transcendental power of sex. In “Blue is the Warmest Color,” sex isn’t an act you engage...
Nov. 27 2013
When an unconventional brainstorm was initiated with Lansing’s Urbandale neighborhood in September, Jeff Burdick said he expected some “off the wall” answers
Nov. 27 2013
The term “superstore” sure had a different meaning 75 years ago. That’s what the State Journal called the 10,000-squarefoot building at 1908 E. Michigan intown Ave. in Lansing’s...
Nov. 8 2013
Friday, Nov. 8 — The East Lansing Film Festival hosts a filmmakers forum Saturday at noon featuring the writers, directors and stars behind some of this year’s films. One of the guests will...

Subscribe to Our Newsletter