Some Strides, but MSU still struggling with sexual assault
March 29 2017
Some strides, but MSU still struggling with sexual assaultThe stories about Dr. Larry Nassar shock the conscience. They’ve made national headlines
Canine trio face death sentence In disputed case in Ionia County
March 22 2017
The three dogs have been in the Ionia County Animal Shelter since July 8, when they broke out of the yard of Vamvakias’ yard. She was watching Hustin’s dogs while Hustin and his wife, an active...
Mega-Bev / Ulta Beauty
March 8 2017
In May, this former south Lansing grocery store, 3630 S. Cedar St., will become the fifth location for Mega-Bev, a southwest Michigan-based purveyor of craft beer, wine and liquor. It will be the biggest...
Owosso Community Players tackles tale of biblical proportions
March 1 2017
The nearly 50 performers, directed admirably by Lyn Freeman, cavorted on elaborate sets to music expertly played while executing clever unison dance moves and wearing splendid clothing. The dreamcoat was...
Feb. 15 2017
Zoe remembers the first time she saw Amanda, and the second, and the third, but it wasn’t because it was love at first sight. Amanda leaves an impression, and nobody can dispute that. You may not...
Feb. 15 2017
It’s as if the place were never meant to be. Yet there it sits, down a forlorn dead-end street, behind a car wash and flanked by buildings whose commerce is God-knows-what
BoarsHead Theatre co-founder John Peakes dead at 83
Feb. 1 2017
“What Lansing meant to him is less important in my mind than what he meant to Lansing,” said his son, Ian Peakes, in a message to City Pulse. “He loved it there and made it an artistic...
Feb. 1 2017
Myrlie Evers-Williams, 83, entered the history books as the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, but that was far from the end of her story. Evers-Williams had worked closely with her husband,...
City attorney said McIntyre filed employment claim against the city
Feb. 1 2017
The still largely unexplained $160,663 payout to former City Attorney Janene McIntyre was preceded by a legal claim she made against the city, according to the minutes of an obscure council committee...
LAMBS’ GATE ANTIQUES / THE LIFE THAT’S LIVED THERE VINTAGELamb's Gate Antiques / The Life That's Lived There Vintage Market Place MARKET PLACE
Jan. 25 2017
For about two months, Jill Rinner had a “nagging feeling” to go see her old colleague, Carol Lamb, owner/operator of Lambs’ Gate Antiques in Old Town. The two women met in the early...
Librarian, storyteller Lezlee Worthington retires from East Lansing Public Library
Jan. 25 2017
On a recent Sunday at the East Lansing Public Library, a seemingly endless stream of patrons poured through the doors to say goodbye to retiring librarian Lezlee Worthington who, in her 25 years at the...
Local theater helps community make sense of turbulent year
Dec. 28 2016
In their own way, local productions became an emotional roadmap for the tumultuous year. In January, two productions explored grief and loss in profoundly different ways
After Fidel Castro’s death, Miami celebrates, Havana carries on
Dec. 7 2016
When Dan Nuñez planned his trip to Cuba, he expected to learn more about the island’s political history. He didn’t expect to experience it firsthand
Nov. 16 2016
When I think about trans visibility, I think of fear and anger. Last week some MSU men called me a faggot and a dyke just for living, and it was scary. But I am also proud of who I am and of the work I...
Trump win unsettles those outside region's mainstream
Nov. 16 2016
As the map on the television screens in his apartment changed colors Tuesday night, Ben Schroff and his friends saw the hope of a Hillary Clinton presidency slip away and the terror of a Donald Trump...
Ixion Theatre premieres new work by British playwright
Nov. 9 2016
Ixion Theatre, the 3-year-old theater company based in Lansing’s REO Town district, is looking to make waves this year with a season comprised entirely of new works
Oct. 19 2016
Lansing City Pulse’s very first eyesore was almost lost. When we reported on it on July 21, 2004, the house just off Michigan Avenue was under a make safe or demolish order
Riverwalk Theatre ramps up the drama in latest production
Oct. 5 2016
Riverwalk Theatre’s latest black box play, penned by Lanford Wilson and directed by Michael Hays, is billed as “passionate drama.” That’s like calling a brutal death a “noteworthy...
Suzanne de Passe waxes eloquent over her long showbiz career
Sept. 7 2016
In the late ‘60s, Suzanne de Passe had recently moved to Detroit from New York to work as a creative assistant for Motown Records founder Berry Gordy. That’s when a phone call from friend Bobby...
‘Enrique’s Journey’ puts human face on illegal immigration
Aug. 24 2016
In 2000, Sonia Nazario, a seasoned news reporter for the Los Angeles Times, had been in contention for a Pulitzer Prize but had never won. But she had no idea that her next big story, the one that would...

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