Oct. 23 2013
The 2003 cult classic film “Party Monster” is based on the true story of the Club Kids, a group of flamboyant young Manhattan ravers in the early ‘90s who made a living out of partying...
Oct. 23 2013
Earlier this month, Bordeaux-Wine Food Spirits opened inside the recently renamed Crowne Plaza Lansing West. The upscale eatery takes over the spot previously occupied by in-town Christine’s Bistro,...
Oct. 16 2013
Michigan will be transformed into the home state of Gotham City and/or Metropolis in the upcoming Batman-vs.-Superman movie scheduled to shoot here next spring. The film will be budgeted at about a quarter...
Oct. 16 2013
Last week, Monticello’s Market and Butcher Block opened in Haslett. The location was a Sav A Lot store for 18 years, but in January, owners Doug and Margie Potter decided to transform the building...
Oct. 12 2013
Earlier this year, Macklemore scored a No. 1 hit song with euro;Thrift Shop,euro; a tongue-in-cheek ode to buying clothes in secondhand stores. So, has there been a rush of new costumers intown
Oct. 9 2013
A cardboard box filled with dismembered heads sits next to the cash register. It’s an appropriately ghoulish sight given that Halloween is right around the corner, but the effect is unintentional
Oct. 9 2013
There’s more than a passing resemblance between gravity and the theistic view of God: They’re both powerful invisible forces; they both exist ubiquitously throughout the universe; and without...
Oct. 9 2013
Quick: You hear “Flashdance,” what do you think of? A hot brunette in a cutoff gray sweatshirt? The Academy Award-winning title song? A woman arched against a chair in profile, water gushing...
Oct. 3 2013
Thursday, Oct. 3 — It’s technically not in Lansing, but the organizers behind the debut Lansing Fall Fest event are pretty sure you won’t notice —or care, once the beer starts flowing....
Oct. 2 2013
The first year Valerie Marvin led local history buffs on a tour of a notable downtown building, the featured centerpiece was an old bank vault inside the Comerica Building. Last year, all eyes were on...
Sept. 25 2013
As a child, Heather Guernsey showed no musical aptitude. Her mother played the violin, but Guernsey said she didn´t have any desire to pick up an instrument
Sept. 25 2013
The East Lansing Film Series continues in October with six new features, including some international fare. “This batch is really exciting,” organizer Susan Woods said. “These are movies...
Sept. 25 2013
Screw war; divorce is hell — and is something far more likely the average American will have to endure. It is second only to the death of a spouse and just above imprisonment as the most stressful...
Sept. 25 2013
Earlier this month, south Lansing’s Aldaco’s Authentic Mexican Restaurant made the move about a quarter mile down Cedar Street intown to its new location in the shadow of the I-96 overpass
Sept. 18 2013
Roxanne Frith was part of the team that started the renovation process of Old Town in the late ´70s. Through her knack for coaxing life from the earth and her dedication to the art of photography,...
Sept. 18 2013
As we approach the end of another Lansing-area festival season (just waiting on you, Oktoberfest), temps are already beginning to plummet; it woneuro;t be long before concerts in the park are replaced...
Sept. 18 2013
When Alex Manuel turned to medical marijuana to help him deal with the effects of his diabetes, he was intown frustrated by the amount of time it took him to trim his plants. He was also disappointed by...
Sept. 11 2013
The problem with most action/adventure movies is that the plot seems like an afterthought, an excuse to stitch one overblown spectacle into the next. And I get it; I enjoy car chases, tanker explosions...
Sept. 11 2013
The REO Town renaissance continues next week with the grand re-opening of the renovated St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store, 1020 S. Washington St. After a twoyear move to temporary quarters on South Cedar...
Sept. 6 2013
Friday, Sept. 6 — Besides the City Pulse-hosted free concert tonight at the Broad Art Museum in East Lansing, three weekend events will be keeping the warm weather celebration going just a little...

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