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Favorite Things: Lansing hip-hop artist Mikeyy Austin and his iPhone 6

To the people who are saying, “Look at these millennials and their damn phones,” I say they haven’t discovered their best life yet.

Sunken Garden to reopen in June

Years of meticulous planning and careful attention to detail are coming to a head as Lansing Board of Water & Light officials prepare to reopen the relocated Scott Sunken Garden to the public.

Development plans emerge for the Genesee Street School

Plans call for the 1912 building, at the corner of Genesee Street and Butler Boulevard, to be transformed into 36 loft-style apartments and for the gymnasium to be reopened as a neighborhood gathering and event space. A zoning hearing is set for next month.

Williamston Theatre's light comedy settles on harder truths

For a light comedy, “New Releases” — the latest Joseph Zettelmaier penned production — is surprisingly depressing. Given the subject matter, the show could be called “Life Transitions,” but with the show set in a video rental store, “New Releases” is the punier title. Either way, “New Releases” is a Williamston-tailored production that mostly succeeds on the strength of the actors.

Ixion Theatre Ensemble's eight vantage points of 'Hope'

For those hoping to catch a crafty play, “Hope” provides eight chances to do so.
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City Pulse on TV

City Pulse May interview with Mayor Andy Schor

Mayor Andy Schor explains why the new class of police officers is more than 70% minority while the latest class of firefighters was less than 10% — and how he is addressing that with City Pulse editor and publisher Berl Schwartz.
City Pulse Radio Podcast

City Pulse On the Air May 19

Berl Schwartz interviews Michigan Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. about his “Yes is Yes” legislation, staff writer Dennis Burck reports on new Old Town business Bad Annie’s and arts editor Audrey Matusz interviews Spiral drag champion Aaliyah Tealheart.
Arts & Culture
Robert A. Caro, the prolific 'Working' journalist
Robert A. Caro is racing against the clock. The acclaimed author of five books of biography-— four on President Lyndon Johnson …
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Houston, do you copy?
If you are walking around in greater Lansing this summer and a man in a white tub beckons to you, waving rubbery arms and emitting …
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Crossword puzzle correction
  Did you notice our latest crossword puzzle board didn't match with the solutions?  Still wanna finish that puzzle? …
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Food
He Ate/She Ate: Sansu
He Ate By MARK NIXON Before we get to my international arch-nemesis, the Dr. Evil of dining utensils, let us begin with two …
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'New' Italian eatery comes to Lansing's east side
For nearly 100 years, Lansing’s east side Italian cuisine was defined by Emil’s on Michigan Avenue. The restaurant closed …
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A sommelier's guide to independent wine labels
Selecting wines for dinner from a retail wine department can be a daunting task. There are at least 10,000 different wines sold by …
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