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It’s similar to a silly American sitcom, but instead of a recorded laugh track the chuckles are genuine. “Leading Ladies” is a farcical performance by the Owosso Community Players that...
Remember the draft? Many, of course, do not. It was abolished in 1973. What does it do to the mind of a young man, 18 to 22 years old, to be informed you were going to war in Vietnam? A war no one declared,...

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Traipsing through active Middle Eastern war zones, negotiating with Sudanese warlords and staying upbeat with his German shepherd companion “Jimmy,”...
BWL alters policy after push by LightSpeed Communications
TUESDAY, Nov. 13 —Fiber-speed internet connections are poised to spread rapidly throughout the capital city as officials at the Lansing Board of...
Public hearing scheduled for $10 million reimbursement
Meijer has Pat Gillespie’s back against a wall
The uncertain future facing license-pending medical marijuana dispensaries will continue to hang in the balance, at least over the weekend, while a judge...
City Pulse editor and publisher Berl Schwartz interviews three guests: Kyle Melinn, Josh Hovey and Tim Beck
The Broad Art Lab, located across the street from the main museum, will be bustling tonight with the community’s ideas at its first “Open Call...

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Known for her signature style and socially conscious commentary, Gonzalez has long been an advocate of the LGBTQ community, long before it was acceptable to do so. Armed with a M.F.A in creative writing,...
Nov. 8 2018
Unsung jazz warrior Jeff Shoup gets JAMM tribute
The weekly ritual draws a panoply of local and national artists, including the stellar professors and students at MSU Jazz Studies program, with Shoup himself usually at the drum kit. Last Tuesday, Whitaker...
Nov. 8 2018
We all get down on our luck, but we must get back up. Hosts Media Sandbox invite Michigan State University students and entrepreneurs from different walks of life to campus to share their personal experience...
Nov. 8 2018

Food Read more

Sometimes this may be used more tongue-in-cheek, i.e. the “garbage plates” of Rochester, New York, alongside the local Genesee Ale, but often there is real harmony in drinking something that...
Nov. 8 2018
Let’s start with the base of a sandwich: the bread. The baguette is no feather pillow. Feeling the texture of authentic bread is surprising in a sandwich. In our fool’s errand quest for giant...
Nov. 8 2018
The shop’s original chocolatiers, John and Mary Gilbert, began the company in Findlay, Ohio, in 1893 before moving to Jackson. By 1913, the store was a venerable two-story “factory.”...
Nov. 1 2018

TV

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor discusses medical marijuana dispensaries, plans for City Hall, scooters and other issues with City Pulse’s Berl Schwartz in their latest monthly sit-down
Oct. 16 2018

Podcast

City Pulse editor and publisher Berl Schwartz interviews three guests: Kyle Melinn, Josh Hovey and Tim Beck
Nov. 9 2018