April 19 2017
It has been a decade since I graduated high school. There are days when it seems like it was yesterday and days when it feels like it’s been a lifetime. So much has changed in the world, and yet...
Riverwalk’s ‘Wait Until Dark’ explores psychology of darkness
April 6 2016
Frederick Knott’s “Wait Until Dark” begins with two apparent burglars flash lighting their way through a dark Greenwich Village basement apartment. For Riverwalk Theatre’s production...
Turner-Dodge House will need extensive repairs after burst pipe
Feb. 19 2014
Lansing’s historic Turner-Dodge House will be closed until June due to extensive water damage caused by a malfunction in the building’s sprinkler system. A power outage, coupled with a particularly...
Oct. 30 2013
Yorko boycotts forum Lansing city Councilwoman Jessica Yorko created a mini-storm by boycotting a meet-the-candidates forum over the weekend at Grace Lutheran Church. Yorko had a campaign volunteer deliver...
Craig Mitchell Smith brings his factory, showroom to Old Town
Feb. 26 2014
The freestanding glass sculptures of artist Craig Mitchell Smith recently found a new home to refract their dapples of color. Smith moved his gallery from the Meridian Mall in Okemos to Old Town on Jan....
Dec. 4 2013
To City Pulse readers: After a few months of downtime, I am returning to newspapering and will be working with City Pulse. From 2001 until this past August, I was executive editor of the Lansing State...
Fitfully funny ‘Flaming’ doesn’t quite roar
July 27 2011
While not a flameout, Riverwalk Theatre’s production of “Flaming Idiots” is not quite as funny as it could be. In his directorial debut at Riverwalk, Josh Martin displays skill in staging...
Falsetta’s Casa Nova brought pizza to Lansing and the restaurant remains a local hot spot
Feb. 9 2011
College kids led the way. A rapidly expanding Michigan State University, fuelled by World War II veterans benefitting from the G.I. Bill, brought students from the East Coast, where pizza was already well...
Local pastor, city official had ongoing delinquent taxes
March 24 2010
Maxwell said that the transfer should have been done a long time ago. He said that the transfer “had nothing to do” with the fact that news broke last Wednesday that Charles Moore, the treasurer...
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Jan. 13 2010
First Ward Councilman Eric Hewitt and At-Large Councilwoman Kathie Dunbar both wanted the spot, but both had split support among their colleagues. At Thursday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, the...

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