Underground reunion stirs up Lansing music history
Dec. 7 2017
Mittwede flew in from Austin, Texas, to be at the reunion. He answered every greeting with a nervous quip, but was obviously moved by the sight of so many old friends. He had an advance copy of Delavan’s...
DeWitt coffee-roasting wiz details the process behind your cup of joe
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

‘Finding Neverland’ stars TV veteran John Davidson as Captain Hook
Dec. 7 2017
B u t the true roots of the story which recount playwright J.M. Barrie’s creation of Peter Pan — harkens back to the early 1900s
Under the recently adopted city ordinance, 25 provisioning center licenses will be issued over the next year. Twenty licenses are up for grabs in this first phase, as required under the ordinance. The...
When Terry Terry started his creative communications firm, MessageMakers, 40 years ago, he was still in college and not far removed from the years he spent as a hitchhiking thrill seeker

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Underground reunion stirs up Lansing music history
Mittwede flew in from Austin, Texas, to be at the reunion. He answered every greeting with a nervous quip, but was obviously moved by the sight of so many...
City to strike against dispensaries not seeking licenses
Under the recently adopted city ordinance, 25 provisioning center licenses will be issued over the next year. Twenty licenses are up for grabs in this...
Wood and Washington likely to lead Lansing City Council
Looking to avoid the tribal struggle that delayed the leadership decision last year by nearly a month, the 2018 City Council is poised to approve Councilwomen...
Two Intimate one-acts showcase student actors for one night only
In addition to character work, the actors had to figure out what to do with extra space. “As a rehearsal tool, I would have the students take thirty...
Arts Council party features City Pulse auction for 2nd year
On Tuesday, works by local artists will go up for auction at the Arts Council of Greater Lansing’s annual Holiday Glitter and Applause event. It’s...
It took much longer than he expected — two years in all, between other projects. Everybody thinks that when they retire, they can putter together...

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If the time-honored saying that dog is man’s best friend is to be believed, then including the pet as a member of the family is just a natural progression of the thought. A quick glance at the store...
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Nov. 22 2017
From the Austrian Empire to laser tag, Vienna Boys Choir rolls keeps the tour bus rolling.
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Nov. 22 2017
MSU experts wrestle with food access at Cristo Rey
“This gym space was used to play bas ketball, to host fun events, quinceañeras (15th birthday parties for girls), social activities,” Garcia said. “Today we use this gym as a space...
Nov. 22 2017
Meridian Mall faces shifting paradigm in suburban retail landscape
The future of CBL Properties’ Meridian Mall could see it no longer relying on housing anchor stores, many of which are downsizing. J.C. Penney, RadioShack, Macy’s and Sears have all announced...
Nov. 22 2017
Capital Ballet Theatre mounts 37th 'Nutcracker'
Sunday was the troupe’s last day of rehearsal at its Old Town studio. The crew moved the show into the Wharton Center for rehearsals Monday, complete with an impressive flotilla of scenery and costumes,...
Nov. 22 2017

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When Terry Terry started his creative communications firm, MessageMakers, 40 years ago, he was still in college and not far removed from the years he spent as a hitchhiking thrill seeker
Dec. 7 2017
DeWitt coffee-roasting wiz details the process behind your cup of joe
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
Dec. 7 2017
Co-founder Bob Fish reveals the secrets behind Biggby’s bigness
It’s not hard to understand how Biggby exploded from one East Lansing café in 1995 to 230 franchises this year, with another 12 slated to open in early 2018. Just check out a famous scene...
Dec. 7 2017

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My only insight boils down to three words: Attention to detail. I bring all of this up with Dusty’s Cellar in mind. This Okemos eatery has the look, the promise, the panache, to be great. Alas, it...
Nov. 16 2017
I ordered it to-go, and the Northern Soul ($14) lived up to all my expectations and more. It was a heaping helping of cider braised pork that melted in my mouth with each bite, complemented by an amazing...
Nov. 9 2017
There’s a genuine folksiness to the place. Along one wall are scarves for sale, made by a local artisan. Feathered hats are whimsically fashioned into lampshades for the overhead lighting. There’s...
Oct. 26 2017

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Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said that her order protects the status quo and will allow transgender individuals to continue to enlist and serve openly in the armed services. Deferred Action for Childhood...
Nov. 16 2017
It’s the season of thanksgiving and we’re incredibly grateful to you, our community, and the enthusiasm you’ve shown for our work. We hope you’ll take that energy and spend some...
Nov. 16 2017
A couple years ago, I had a falling out with a relative because I asked that they not use homophobic slurs around my younger siblings. This led to an argument with a number of family members where they...
Nov. 16 2017

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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