Dec. 14 2018
City Pulse arts editor Skyler Ashley fills in for Berl Schwartz with a playlist of Michigan-made holiday songs
Dec. 14 2018
Sporting an upright bass and hollow body guitars, the swing style blues of James Reeser & the Backseat Drivers will transform Moriarty’s Pub from an Irish bar to a rollicking juke joint for one night...
Search begins for art that ‘shows energy’ of Lansing
Dec. 13 2018
Public artwork at the Downtown Lansing roundabout will have to wait
Dec. 13 2018
Craft handmade wrapping paper, cards and more for gift-giving with a more personal touch at the MSU Broad Art Lab’s holiday workshop
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Dec. 13 2018
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor sat down with City Pulse editor and publisher Berl Schwartz for one last interview of the year at Message Makers’ studio in Old Town. Recreational marijuana, the future of...
Ingham County hires chief public defender
Dec. 12 2018
Assistant Ingham County Prosecutor Russel Church will shift gears and start thinking like a defense attorney as he transitions into his new role guiding the county’s public defender’s office
Dec. 12 2018
Lansing residents are split if HopCat’s move to rename its signature “crack fries” is a welcome change or hypersensitive
Proposed zoning amendment would allow up to six pot shops
Dec. 12 2018
The medical marijuana industry could soon roll into Meridian Township
Dec. 12 2018
Ink Therapy isn’t an average tattoo shop. Beyond the artistry and tattoo guns, it helps fund a network of 10 post-treatment centers for recovering addicts in Lansing
Dec. 12 2018
Professors get out of the classroom and perform onstage with Astronomy on Tap, a program talking about cosmic oddities in an informal setting
Meridian Township looks back on past mistakes
Dec. 12 2018
More than a decade ago, Brianne Randall-Gay reported that she had been sexually assaulted by convicted rapist Larry Nassar. But after confronting Nassar, the Meridian Township police department largely...
Dec. 11 2018
Falling under the umbrella of the Capital Region Community Foundation, Underground of Good focuses each quarter on a theme the capital region needs to address and the nonprofits who can make a difference
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Dec. 7 2018
City Pulse editor and publisher Berl Schwartz interviews congresswoman-elect Elissa Slotkin about the controversy swarming Michigan thanks to Republican lame duck sessions
City clerk approves 11th local dispensary
Dec. 7 2018
The city of Lansing is finally home to its first state-licensed pot shop. Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Licensing Board — by a 4-0 vote —issued an operating license today to Homegrown...
Democrats maintain heavy majority following election
Dec. 7 2018
It might take a while for the newcomers to adjust to the Ingham County Board of Commissioners, but many contended the widespread turnover in recent months won’t carry much of an impact
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Dec. 6 2018
Weed is officially legal in Michigan, so City Pulse sent reporter Kyle Kaminski to the Capitol to celebrate by handing out 28 joints
City clears way for final approval
Dec. 6 2018
Friday could finally be it for up to 10 medical marijuana dispensaries provisionally licensed by the City of Lansing last week. That’s the day that the state Medical Marihuana Commission is expected...
Lansing defends regulations amid multiple lawsuits
Dec. 6 2018
For Tom Mayes Lansing’s medical marijuana licensing process is a live-action “nightmare.” Mayes, 37, has owned and operated Greenwave Provisioning Center for more than two years. It occupied...
Dec. 6 2018
The districts courts in East Lansing, Lansing and Mason could consolidate into a single Ingham County-based 55th District Court under legislation that’s swiftly moving through the Legislature in...
Dec. 6 2018
The opening performance of Peppermint Creek Theatre’s “The Wild Party” almost didn’t happen. Thanks to the talent and bravery of Sally Hecksel, the show went on. Hecksel was originally...