Historical Society eyes Liebermann's for headquarters and exhibition space
March 29 2017
In 2011, Price sold his mother’s Lansing home, designed by Kenneth Black, and used some of the proceeds to tear the roof from the former Liebermann’s down to the deck, stripping away layers...
Side Bar / Good Truckin' Diner / Glazed and Confused
March 15 2017
“It took a while, but I’m happy with the way things turned out,” Abood said, surveying the brick, faux brushed steel and reclaimed wood of the interior. “I didn’t want to...
Lansing Art Gallery adds Katrina Daniels, MICA Gallery becomes ‘volunteer-led space’
March 8 2017
Former MICA Gallery program director Katrina Daniels has a new gig, but she isn’t moving far. Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center, 119 N. Washington Square, about a mile south of MICA’s...
Astronaut Mae Jemison pitches interstellar travel at packed Black History Month event
Feb. 8 2017
MSU’s “Slavery to Freedom” speaker series has featured some lofty rhetoric from the likes of Cornel West and Harry Belafonte, but Mae Jemison is the first one to address the audience...
2017 Preview
Jan. 4 2017
Looking ahead at some of the new businesses coming to Lansing in 2017, we see a trend toward upscale dining, with at least three new restaurants coming that put an emphasis on chef-driven cuisine. But...
Broad Museum seeks new home for Kresge collection
Dec. 7 2016
Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum is planning to lease a space across Grand River Avenue where it will showcase art from the former Kresge Art Museum, the Broad’s new director, Marc-Olivier...
Kellie's Consignments / Gigi's Cupcakes / Wayback Burgers / Whole Foods
March 2 2016
“Thanks to our more than 10,000 consigners and loyal customers, we have outgrown our current location,” said owner Kellie Murphy in an email release
MSU studying auction of WKAR-TV's license, cutting the cord on traditional broadcasting; could bring in over $200 million
Dec. 23 2015
As part of an auction process led by the Federal Communications Commission, stations will have the opportunity next year to bring in tens of millions of dollars in new revenue by selling off its space...
Dec. 2 2015
Lansing’s culinary melting pot got a dash of Eastern European cuisine in late October when ChouPli Wood- Fired Kabob opened on the city’s west side
Lansing City Market announces summer music series
June 17 2015
In its continuing quest to re-invent itself, the Lansing City Market is throwing a new element into the mix: live jazz. The Lansing Entertainment & Public Facilities Authority, which oversees the market,...
East Lansing art gallery’s fate is uncertain
Jan. 14 2015
Since 2004, East Lansing’s (SCENE) Metrospace, 110 Charles St., has provided a venue for risk-taking visual and performance art to be showcased. But faced with a tightening budget, the city —...
As deal nears completion, community members raise concerns
April 22 2015
An agreement between the City of East Lansing and MSU’s Art, Art History and Design department to turn curatorial control of (SCENE) Metrospace over to MSU seems all but inevitable at this point....
Howell uses arts and culture to drive the economy of its historic downtown
March 11 2015
Until recently, Howell’s reputation was that of a white supremacist hot spot. This unfortunate distinction was mostly earned by the actions of the city’s most infamous former resident, the...
What does the (SCENE) Metrospace transition mean for East Lansing?
June 3 2015
East Lansing City Council met Tuesday night, with all signs pointing to approval of the proposed operating agreement that will turn control of (SCENE) Metrospace, the city’s downtown contemporary...
Williamston Theatre finalizes purchase of its downtown space
Jan. 21 2015
It’s official. On Dec. 30, Williamston Theatre purchased the building it has called its home since 2006. Located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, the 5,000-square-foot, century-old...
July 23 2014
Crowdsourcing is a new City Pulse occasional feature that will highlight local crowdsourcing campaigns. To find the events, go to the designated website and search by title
After a slow start, the Knapp’s Centre is filling up, LSJ a likely addition
April 1 2015
The Knapp´s Centre in downtown Lansing is beginning to fill with tenants. The Eyde Co., which owns the building, has relocated its offices there. Technology services firm Dewpoint has already expanded...
Ixion Theatre brings the outlandish tales of Louis de Rougemont to life
Feb. 18 2015
Ixion Theatre’s latest production, “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment — the Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself)” is the polar opposite of its last play. Review...
3D printers are the highlight of East Lansing Public Library’s 2.0 Maker Studio
April 15 2015
Tucked into the second floor of the East Lansing Marriott is a tiny space that is starting to generate a big buzz among Lansing-area creative types. As you step into the space — formerly occupied...
Community art director cuts ribbon on upgraded REO Town space
Oct. 23 2013
In 2003, Alice Brinkman leased an 1,100-square-foot building on the 1800 block of Washington Avenue in Lansing — the southernmost edge of REO Town — and stocked it with art supplies

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