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April 26 2018
Although he was born in California, chef Zane Vicknair considers Lansing his home and is no stranger to the local food scene. He and his team create unique and exciting options for greater Lansing foodies,...
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April 12 2018
To modern-day beer lovers, carbonation is expected, but do you know how beer becomes bubbly? Today, many beers are carbonated through a process called “forced carbonation,” where carbon dioxide...
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March 29 2018
Shawn Fearon is the owner and head chef of Kingston Kitchen, the six month old Jamaican restaurant in Okemos. Fearon has worked in kitchens from Michigan to Florida
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March 15 2018
If you’ve ever been into Old Nation Brewery’s pub, you know that it is a great environment to enjoy a brew in. But if you’re curious like me, it can be hard to keep your eyes from wandering...
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Feb. 22 2018
In May of 2014, two south Michigan-based musicians named Jenna Roark and Emmet McGuire met and began writing and making music together. Their mutual love for classic rock influenced their work together...
Feb. 1 2018
Their Boss Tweed NE Double IPA, which was the highest rated beer in Michigan over the summer on the Untappd! social beer app that was released statewide last month. Already, quantities are extremely low....
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Dec. 7 2017
Walking into the small production space at Craft & Mason Coffee Roasting Co. in DeWitt, the first thing you notice is a sweet coffee aroma lingering from past roasts
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Nov. 22 2017
Imagine strolling along the banks of the Red Cedar River and coming across a live performer playing music, a beautiful outdoor art installation, or a kiosk where poets’ work is on display. Imagine,...
Nov. 22 2017
Ten years ago, Samuel Adams released a limited-edition beer, Utopias, that has gathered a cult following among craft beer lovers due to its “extreme barrel-aging” technique. What probably makes...
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Nov. 9 2017
Regardless of your interpretation, American Fifth Spirits is doing it – creating seasonally inspired concoctions like their previously described “Turkey Feast,” or their “Bourbon...
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Oct. 26 2017
It’s a difficult question: Should a business’ main goal be profit or something more public? Businesses like Tom’s Shoes, Starbucks, Method Cleaning Products and more have emerged and...
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Oct. 19 2017
How hops go from the ground to the glass Across the country and specifically Michigan, it seems that everywhere you turn, someone is talking about the growth in the craft brewery industry, and yet,...
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Oct. 19 2017
A Tribute to Michigan Hard Cider The smell of fermenting apples probably isn’t the scent of the autumn candle sitting on your mantle, and yet, for some, hard cider — the product of those...
Oct. 12 2017
Chef Anthony “Tony” Maiale, 34, and front of the house manager Nina Santucci, 34, are the owners of East Lansing’s Red Haven restaurant. Last week, City Pulse sat down with the entrepreneurial...
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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.The surprising twang of sour beer If you know nothing about the process...
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Sept. 14 2017
I grew up in Lansing, I went to Catholic Central High School. After high school, I went to Central Michigan and was going to go into hotel restaurant management. I started out learning as I went, because...
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Aug. 24 2017
Field BeersThis beer trend might be the beginning of healthier beersBeer and health aren’t typically thought of together, but the relatively new trend of vegetables used in beer production might...
July 20 2017
High-Tech Fitness: Pros and Cons of some of the industry's hottest productsWith all the new fitness technology advancements, it’s difficult to keep track of what’s out there and what actually...
July 13 2017
Why Michigan wine makers are crafting bigger reds It’s only natural that historically, Michigan wine makers have focused on, and succeeded at, creating sweet, fruity wines. Fruits like peaches,...
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July 12 2017
Happy hump day people! Today, check out this Pop Up Demo featuring Helene Murray. Demonstrations by professional exhibiting artists. 12 - 1 p.m. FREE. Lansing Art Gallery, 113 S Washington S