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Favorite Things: Ian Cross and his 2003 BMW

For me, the obvious choice for my favorite thing is my 2003 BMW. It just popped up on my Facebook memories that I got it a year and two months ago. My buddy, who builds drift cars, bought it and it was all stock. He gave me a really good deal on it and I went out to his house in Saginaw and picked it up, with the intentions of turning it into a project car. I got my parts car, swapped over all the parts and started daily-driving it.  
Lansterdam in Review: Pincanna East Lansing

Pincanna’s ‘The Smallz’ sets record for cheapest weed in Lansing

This column featured a comprehensive guide last month to the four cheapest stores to buy an ounce of recreational marijuana in Greater Lansing. First Class Cannabis Co. has long held that local record with several dank strains available for $120, plus tax, for about $139 out the door.

New comedy club opens in former Lansing Mall Cinema building

After forming Greenwood District studios, an independent film studio housed in the building that was previously the Lansing Mall Cinema, the ambitious Lansing comedian known by his stage name Amaru …
City Pulse hits the road with paranormal investigators

Group searches for answers in ‘paranormal’ situations

There are things that go bump in the night. And most of them can be explained with simple realities: a settling house, a pet in search of a late-night snack, tree branches bristling against vinyl siding, perhaps a misaligned electrical system or furnace. The list is nearly inexhaustible.

East Lansing should keep the porch light on for school culture

Usually, I start my column with an experience from my teaching writing at Lansing Community College. This month I am thinking about me when I was an East Lansing Public Schools parent. 
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Whitmer money prowess grows while GOP treads water

The Republican Governors Association’s political arm is running a five-digit internet ad this week that ties the lead in Benton Harbor’s water supply firmly around Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s finger.

Eye for Design: November 2021

None of our readers identified last month’s Eye for Design. That detail featured a closeup of one of the three pillars that surround the main entry of the doors at the Boji Tower, 124 Allegan Street in downtown Lansing.

High school graduation drop challenges college enrollment

Michigan’s high school graduation rate is projected to drop 15% between 2019 and 2037, one of the largest declines in the nation.
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The CP Edit: East Lansing holiday ban draws boos

East Lansing holiday ban draws boos | LSD’s new superintendent shines | Lansing Township’s tax gambit | Election endorsements recap
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Arts & Culture
Small business hub includes bakery, bookstore and bath products
Downtown Lansing has a new small business incubator that serves as a hub for up-and-coming shops where customers can have a diverse …
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Preuss looks back on 40 years of ‘magic’ between people and pets
Rick Preuss surveys the Pacific Ocean during a break at a convention in San Diego. At …
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A quick look at upcoming Ten Pound Fiddle Shows
The Ten Pound Fiddle has been bringing in world-class folk music and dance events to East Lansing since 1975, is still going as strong …
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Hallobean Party at Soldan’s Pet Supplies
South Lansing Soldan’s Pet Supplies Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m. 5016 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., …
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Michigan-centric books to check out this fall
Here in Mid-Michigan the leaves may still be a couple of weeks from turning into spectacular works of natural art, but that’s …
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Food
Flash in the Pan: Night of the dried corn
Halloween, more than almost any other holiday, is about fun. Unlike Christmas, Easter, Mother’s or Father’s days, all of …
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Flash in the Pan: Squash spaghetti
This grumpy farmer who lives in the foothills south of town brings the most amazing produce to market. I call him Mr. Sunshine. His …
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Good Truckin’ Diner and Detroit Frankie’s make a wonderful combo
She Ate / He Ate By GABRIELLE LAWRENCE The first …
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City Pulse on Radio/TV
City Pulse On the Air, Aug. 22, 2021: Pumpstock Music Festival and Michigan Chicken Wing Festival
City Pulse Radio · City Pulse On the Air, Aug. 22, 2021: Pumpstock Music Festival and Michigan Chicken Wing Festival On …
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City Pulse On the Air, Aug, 15, 2021: Local events, Michigan Chicken Wing Festival, The Chancellors
City Pulse Radio · City Pulse On the Air, Aug, 15, 2021: Local events, Michigan Chicken Wing Festival, The Chancellors …
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City Pulse On the Air, Aug. 8, 2021: Lawrence Cosentino and Taylor Fabus
City Pulse Radio · City Pulse On the Air, Aug. 8, 2021: Lawrence Cosentino and Taylor Fabus On this edition of City …
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