May 24 2017
The Pump House Concerts annual outdoor festival returns with another stacked lineup of accomplished Americana songwriters from across the country and Canada. Along with hours of live music, an assortment...
Mason native Blake French lands werewolf role on Adult Swim series
May 24 2017
Actor Blake French never had much luck getting on stages in mid-Michigan. At 18, unable to land parts with local theater companies, the Mason High School student began skipping classes to travel to Detroit,...
Lansing brewers jump on barrel-aged beer trend
May 24 2017
If you’re an avid beer drinker, you’ve probably noticed an influx of barrel-aged beers popping up on menus and shelves across the state. But this method of beer production isn’t anything...
May 24 2017
For just $5, you get a classic Dagwood’s burger, French fries and a 12-ounce draft beer (or a soda for the teetotalers out there). You can add cheese for an extra $0.50. There’s no flimsy plastic...
Sam’s Southern Eatery / GoombaS Pizza / Red Burrito
May 24 2017
Louisiana-based chain Sam’s Southern Eatery is on track to open next week at the former location of Jackie’s Diner in south Lansing, which closed earlier this month. Store owners Tracy and...
May 24 2017
Nic Gareiss and Caleb Teicher want to show you something new: a place where jazz, tap, folk and other styles of percussive dance intertwine. The duo explores the spaces between those genres Tuesday with...
May 24 2017
$8 Donations. St. Luke Lutheran Church, 5589 Van Atta Road, Haslett. Teen Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Your map to fun in the sun
May 24 2017
I was driving through my neighborhood when I saw it. More reliable than the robin, more trustworthy than the tulips, the orange glow of traffic cones is the sure sign of summer in Michigan. All over the...
With Bernero voicing his opposition, a split Council readies to consider ordinance
May 24 2017
“The ordinance completely ignores the Planning Board recommendation that called for reasonable zoning standards for dispensaries,” he went on
Council plans special meeting on overriding Bernero veto
May 24 2017
His sticking point? “I want to see a plan,” he said. Critics say that is exactly why the City Council should override last week’s veto by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero: There is no indepth...
Herbert-Herman Cancer Center takes humanistic approach to treatment
May 24 2017
As we toured the airy atrium, a worker on a high platform was stringing dozens of wires overhead, getting ready for a hundredpiece hanging sculpture by Lansing glass artist Craig Mitchell Smith. The central...
Symphony announces 2017-18 season
May 24 2017
After a year filled with muscular works of 20th-century titans Stravinsky and Shostakovich and bold strokes like Friday’s electro-acoustic world premiere, the 2017-18 season largely retreats to more...
May 17 2017
Aside from the obvious problem of unchecked plantings, the property exhibits a pronounced bow in the roof ridge and a large section of exterior finish is falling away from the north wall. Given the state...
Blue Gill Grill serves up bar fare from prime lakeside location
May 17 2017
Dear Blue, This is a first for me. I am writing a “get well” letter to a business — you. It may come off as churlish, but it’s meant to be more like tough love. Frankly, given your...
Picnic in the pavilion? Not at Moore’s River Park
May 17 2017
The 61-year-old, two-story picnic shelter was structurally unsound, a periodic city inspection revealed
Not much meat, but Brown Clarke has a good outing before Chamber
May 17 2017
Good meant sounding thoughtful on difficult issues. Good also meant not going on the offensive, an important factor after nearly 12 years of incumbent Virg Bernero’s bulldog approach. Many people,...
May 17 2017
I expected the typical large spud sliced open on a plate and garnished with the toppings I chose. Instead, the server delivered a 7-inch pie tin that looked more like a mini-pizza than a traditional baked...
May 17 2017
Emerging Lansing-based thrash-metal outfit Tyrant wraps up its second tour, “The Take Over Tour,” Friday at Mac’s Bar. Opening the show is tour partner Cipher Six, as well as fellow heavy...
May 17 2017
LITERATURE AND POETRY 2017 Michigan Notable Book Author Visit - Feather Brained by Bob Tarte
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