What better way to celebrate the coming holiday season than with the Silver Bells in the City Celebration. This annual event features live music from Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers, the lighting
'An American in Paris proves to be a timeless classic
Nov. 16 2017
Timeless is one of those words that gets tossed around for older movies and shows. But “An American in Paris,” the musical now running at the Wharton Center, really is timeless. It may be based...
Scandals cloud MSU President Lou Anna Simon’s growing legacy
Nov. 16 2017
In nearly 13 years as president, Simon has led the university through a transformation so thorough and multi-faceted that observers are beginning to compare her tenure to the epic 28-year reign of post-World...
'Misanthrope' thrills
Nov. 16 2017
If the descriptors “classic” or “spoken in verse” usually scare you away from the atre, fear not. Michigan State University Department of Theatre’s current production of “The...
East Lansing struggles after tax loss
Nov. 16 2017
Mayor Mark Meadows said the city will likely pursue those options in addition to making cuts to employees through attrition. That means when employees leave the municipal government, their positions will...

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Monte Pride Trio to release debut at Robin Theatre
This Saturday, the Monte Pride Trio will have their debut performance at the Robin Theatre, and they are bringing a lot of local flavor into their music....
Joe Hertler and Rainbow Seekers perform at Silver Bells in the City
Now, the event has grown to include the lighting of the State Tree, a community sing led by the Steiner Chorale, ice sculptures, fireworks behind the Capitol,...
RPA puts coal plants on life support; BWL plans to pull the plug anyway
The Trump administration is taking multiple steps to prolong the life of the nation’s aging coal-fired power plants, from reversing the Obama-era...
East Lansing struggles after tax loss
Mayor Mark Meadows said the city will likely pursue those options in addition to making cuts to employees through attrition. That means when employees...
The family’s original Cancun Mexican Grill opened in 2004 at 1754 Central Park Drive in Okemos, just east of Meridian Mall. Acapulco Mexican Grill...
Red Cedar Renaissance project worth wait
By a public vote, in two separate elections (the large majority voting for this project), the Montgomery Drain improvements and the Red Cedar development...

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Allan I. Ross Allan I. Ross, a former bartender at Midtown Brewing Co., Troppo, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Kruse & Muer (Rochester) and Green Street Tavern (New Baltimore), first started bartending...
Nov. 9 2017
Mayor-elect: I’m a ‘collaborator who can get things done faster’
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Nov. 8 2017
Blend George and Ira Gershwin’s music, stars like Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron and Oscar Levant and you’ve got yourself a masterpiece of a film. Now, modernize the mix by putting it on the Broadway...
Nov. 9 2017

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French Horn Folk Tales blends a variety of genres
Grand Rapids Symphony veteran Mary Beth Orr will be performing a fusion project along with three other distinguished artists on Nov. 21 at the Cook Recital Hall. The program fuses two unlikely genres of...
Nov. 16 2017
Joe Hertler and Rainbow Seekers perform at Silver Bells in the City
Now, the event has grown to include the lighting of the State Tree, a community sing led by the Steiner Chorale, ice sculptures, fireworks behind the Capitol, live performers and an Electric Light Parade...
Nov. 16 2017
Monte Pride Trio to release debut at Robin Theatre
This Saturday, the Monte Pride Trio will have their debut performance at the Robin Theatre, and they are bringing a lot of local flavor into their music. The namesake of the show, Monte Pride, is a folk...
Nov. 16 2017

Food Read more

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
The family’s original Cancun Mexican Grill opened in 2004 at 1754 Central Park Drive in Okemos, just east of Meridian Mall. Acapulco Mexican Grill will take over the 5,000-square-foot former home...
Nov. 16 2017
Iliana (left) and Tobia Almaguer will open a brick-and-mortar version of their Cuban food truck, La Cocina Cubana, in downtown Lansing next month. They plan to keep the truck operating in the parking lot...
Nov. 9 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