City seeks options as two large retailers announce closings
Jan. 17 2018
Less than two weeks in office and Lansing Mayor Andy Schor is already wrestling with the impact of two soon to close large Lansing-area retail businesses
Jan. 11 2018
Most of them made some news, big or small, in 2017. We talked with them for a while and found much more to enjoy and learn from. The interviews were edited for length and clarity. The photos are, for the...
Wood named executive director of tri-county RSVP
Jan. 17 2018
Lansing City President Carol Wood has been working her Council post on a full-time basis for nearly two decades, despite being paid part time, but that’s changing

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Civil rights leader Diane Nash wants to empower people, not politicians
Jan. 11 2018
From the segregated lunch counters of 1950s Nashville, to hushed buses threading the hostile highways of the Deep South, to the sweaty meeting halls and phone rooms that wove the civil rights movement...
When President Lou Anna Simon spoke at the Rotary Club of Lansing on Friday, she spent her time painting the broad picture of campus issues and achievements

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Retail Properties of America, or RPAI, the Oakbrook, Illinois owner and leasing agent for the Edgewood Towne Center, had been pressing the Fehsenfelds...
Visitors can now stare down the barrel of “Dirty Harry” Calhoun’s gun, wondering if they do indeed want to make his day, as they place...
Most of them made some news, big or small, in 2017. We talked with them for a while and found much more to enjoy and learn from. The interviews were edited...
Popular Eastside coffeehouse expands to new location with more space, pastries
On Sunday, after four successful years in Lansing’s Eastside Neighborhood, Cara Nader closed the original location for her business, Strange Matter...
Annual Martin Luther King concert wades into healing waters
Annual Martin Luther King concert wades into healing waters
Lansing city attorney exit took 70 hours to negotiate
Newly released and unredacted billing documents regarding the still unexplained exit and $160,663 payout to former Lansing City Attorney Janene...

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There’s plenty of magic and wonder alongside tears and heartbreak in “Finding Neverland.” The touring Broadway production, now running at Wharton Center, is not short and certainly not...
Dec. 14 2017
$25 million, 4-story plan offers 145 apartments, 7,000 sq. feet of commercial and retail space
After years of stop and go attempts to develop the old downtown YMCA location, property owner Julie Lawton-Essa said Monday that she has financing for a four-story, $25 million apartment, commercial and...
Dec. 21 2017
2017 was quite a year for wine values, trends, and hot-button issues
To start, the 2013 My Essential cabernet sauvignon was perhaps the most bang-for-the-buck American red wine I’ve had this year. It should retail for about $20 and is stuffed with a generous amount...
Jan. 4 2018
By PAUL WOZNIAK It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Audio Airforce’s presentation of “Super Heroes… and Little Orphan Annie!” Mason resident and creator of the audio...
Jan. 4 2018
That one postcard led to another and soon he was building a collection of music themed postcards. Jung eventually added a card from the rock group the Vogues which had several hits in the ‘60s including,...
Jan. 4 2018

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Visitors can now stare down the barrel of “Dirty Harry” Calhoun’s gun, wondering if they do indeed want to make his day, as they place their orders at the counter. On the far wall, Walter...
Jan. 11 2018
Retail Properties of America, or RPAI, the Oakbrook, Illinois owner and leasing agent for the Edgewood Towne Center, had been pressing the Fehsenfelds to agree to a reconfiguration and reduction in size...
Jan. 11 2018
Berlin horn master, Lansing Symphony generate solar power
Coming near the end of a string of subzero days and nights, at the post-holiday nadir of winter gloom, the golden horn, golden tone and golden grin of soloist David Cooper was the most timely musical intervention...
Jan. 11 2018

Food Read more

Popular Eastside coffeehouse expands to new location with more space, pastries
On Sunday, after four successful years in Lansing’s Eastside Neighborhood, Cara Nader closed the original location for her business, Strange Matter Coffee Co., in preparation for a big move. Her...
Jan. 11 2018
Don’t let that stop you. Strap on your road trip shoes, burn a little non-renewable fossil fuel and make haste for Lula’s. As I said in my April review, this place has the tastes and aromas...
Jan. 3 2018
BBQ joint lives up to Guy Fieri-hype
On the Southern end of the food spectrum are items like smoked beef brisket ($12.95 for a half-pound) and baby back ribs ($30.95 for a full rack, plus two sides). I maintain that Saddleback BBQ in REO...
Dec. 21 2017

LGBTQIA News Read more

Creating without perceived borders or limits
“The shortest statement of philosophy I have is my living, or the word ‘I.’” —Audre Lorde As an artist, I find that the most direct reflection of my identity can be found...
Dec. 21 2017
The holiday season has arrived and adult survivors of child sexual abuse will once again be navigating festivities where their perpetrator may have a seat at the table.
It is common for survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence to skip family reunions, birthday parties, funerals, weddings, and holiday dinners to avoid having to share these experiences with the...
Dec. 21 2017
Lansing Catholic High School students take a knee against injustice and police violence
If you haven’t been paying attention, students at Lansing Catholic High School (LCHS) and Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) have been using their voices to protest racial injustice and police brutality...
Dec. 21 2017

Podcast

This week on City Pulse on the air, Publisher of the Lansing City Pulse Berl Schwartz speaks with the three East Lansing city council candidates: Ruth Beier, Susan Woods and Aaron Stephens
Oct. 23 2017