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Oct. 19 2017
The Roaring '20s flash to the future‘The Great Gatsby’ spectacularly shows off stunning era The play with dapper suits and fancy flappers deserved hand clappers. There were also ele- ments...
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Oct. 12 2017
The Tavern 109 is within sight of the Williamston Theatre. The pub consistently concocts a commemorative, classy cocktail to coincide with the company’s shows. The “Ambition” is served...
Oct. 5 2017
Awkward bits, creaky chairs mar Riverwalk’s potent “Master Harold”Riverwalk’s Black Box production of “’Master Harold’…and the boys” had plenty of...
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Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.Cugino's - 'Dirty Pirate'It’s against the rules to reveal the...
Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.‘I Now Pronounce’ sparkles, stresses and stimulates Its...
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Sept. 21 2017
One might go there for its view of the former Strand building across the street or for its free Wi-Fi. Me? I went to “Zoup!” for its soup and salad combo. From their 12 rotating selections,...
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Sept. 21 2017
A look backstage with Melody Teodoro-Kurtis and Ray Kurtis It’s a rarity to get to do what you love, but even rarer to work with someone you love. Perhaps that’s why both Ray Kurtis and Melody...
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Sept. 14 2017
There is nothing comparable to it in the area. New Orleans might be the closest place for something similar. And one sip proved the was a drink like no other. The concoction was their take on the sazerac...
Sept. 14 2017
Perhaps only Buffalonians didn’t enjoy “Moon Over Buffalo.” The play is set in the green room of a theater in Buffalo, and certainly made some of its laughs poking fun at the city and...
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Sept. 14 2017
Lansing rock ‘n’ roll gem gets final hurrah Ask Rick Becker what it was all about, and he’ll tell you, the “core of the place was people seeking community.” At the Brewery...
Sept. 7 2017
‘Hoodoo Love’ filled with ups and downsWhen “Hoodoo Love” was finished, reactions were split among those in the packed house. Many in the overflow crowd stood and cheered. Others,...
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Aug. 31 2017
The Redhead’s Black Bean Burger — Midtown Brewing Co.The Redhead's Black Bean Burger - Midtown Brewing Co.Midtown Brewing Co.’s “Redhead’s Black Bean Burger” embraced...
July 27 2017
Versatility impresses in ‘Murder for Two’ It was a murder mystery, comedy, musical and farce. “Murder for Two” was also one killer of a show. The Williamston Theatre’s...
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July 20 2017
Carrabba's -- Minestrone SoupWhen I ordered a bowl—and not a cup— of Carrabbas’ minestrone soup, the server warned me that it was a very large portion and I might not want that much....
July 13 2017
‘Elephant’s Graveyard’ examines humanity’s darker side Joining the community of actors is somewhat like joining the circus. Both require a leap of faith and a willingness to embrace...
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July 6 2017
It came in a Mason jar type glass—the kind of vessel one might expect when sampling some southern moonshine. That’s why the glass Leo’s Outpost used for its “Carolina Moon Juice”...
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June 26 2017
It was worth seeing for the harp and accordion playing, Irish step dancing, Bodhran drumming, and a masterful hula-hoop routine—and that was during the set changes. The Purple Rose Theat
June 21 2017
Everyone in the 27-member cast was multi-talented. After songs like “Raise Your Voice,” and “Take Me to Heaven,” it seemed the audience’s roars were loud enough to rise to...
June 7 2017
The Cosmos is a small restaurant attached to Zoobie’s in Old Town. While the Cosmos and Zoobie’s each have their own vibe, both establishments share the same kitchen, bar and restrooms. The...
June 7 2017
Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s production of the Rebecca Gilman play was often tortuous to sit through. Descriptions or depictions of child rape and abuse, meth addiction, our over-burdened Child...