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Lansing incumbents carry cash advantage ahead of Election Day

All but one candidate filed reports to Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum this evening.

Lansing Township debates emergency services assessment

A special assessment set for a second public hearing on Tuesday proposes an extra charge to winter taxes on all non-exempt property in the township to help cover the salaries and benefits of its police officers and firefighters, as well to purchase new equipment for its first responders.

Nevermind the kids. This Halloween makeover is for mom.

Women across Greater Lansing are invited to have their hair and makeup done for free by professional artists.
Turn it Down! Loud dispatches from Lansing’s music scene

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 as ever. It’s always an assorted mix of amazingly talented national, international and local folkies.
Out on the Town

Hallobean Party at Soldan’s Pet Supplies

Love dogs? Love cats? And do you love Halloween, costumes and candy? Well, of course you do! You also obviously know that the only thing better than enjoying all those things, is enjoying them all at the same time. 

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 blustery attitude practically dares market-goers to buy his vegetables each Saturday. But his regular customers chuckle at the vibes and focus on the produce, which is usually much more inviting than his attitude and so cheap that the other farmers grumble. Everyone, customers and grumblers alike, marvels at his productivity, and wonders how it is that he can coax such a gorgeous bounty from the Earth, all by himself.

Good Truckin’ Diner and Detroit Frankie’s make a wonderful combo

Detroit Frankie’s Pizza and Deli, which has served wood-fired pizza fare in various locations for several years, and Good Truckin’ Diner, which started tickling palates literally as a truck and then as a diner in REO Town, are partners in yum.

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 not stopping Michigan State University Press and Wayne State University Press from publishing some important works of poetry, essays and history. In the next few weeks watch for interviews with the authors in City Pulse.
Review

The Lebowsky Center’s ‘Evita’ has flash and star power

I believe the Lebowsky Center for the Performing Arts could take an odd, sometimes dull and mostly forgettable musical and make it a must-see show. Its production of “Evita” is proof.
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Arts & Culture
Favorite Things: Jesse Gonzales and his Virgen de Guadalupe collection
Jesse Gonzales is a photographer who graduated from Michigan State University in 1971 and worked at the university until his …
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MSU Theater satire skewers American marriage culture
Count on MSU Theatre Department’s Rob Roznowski to skillfully direct a perfect play that captures the zeitgeist of America. As …
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Capital City Film Festival hosts weekend drive-in film event
Though it is still unable to make a return in its full-scale glory, Capital City Film Festival is still valiantly hosting the coolest …
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Bakari Sellers and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist headline televised NAACP event
THURSDAY, Oct. 14 — A special televised event hosted by the Lansing NAACP will feature CNN commentator Bakari Sellers and Lt. …
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Riverwalk reopens positively with ‘Doubt’
Throughout Riverwalk Theatre’s offering, a single word is repeated.  Each time, it takes on a new meaning.  And each …
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Food
Flash in the Pan: Johnny Appletree
Autumn is the time for winding down and relaxing, so they say. It’s when we harvest the bounty of summer that was planted in …
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Flash in the Pan: The way of the BLT
A properly put together BLT is the Bruce Lee of sandwiches. It’s lean and light and full of fight. Just a few strips of bacon …
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Flash in the Pan: Tomato gravy train
What better way to say goodbye to summer than with a tomato? They haven’t disappeared yet where I live, and unless they get …
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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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