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Wednesday, October 22,2014

CITY PULSE BAR GUIDE

by City Pulse
In this, the first-ever City Pulse Bar Issue, we have compiled a handy primer for Lansing-area socialites looking to get more out of their bar-going experiences and maybe learn a little bit more about this distinct social climate. But, you know, in a fun way.
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Wednesday, October 22,2014

Barguide: Favorite drinks

by City Pulse
  'Family Manhattans' When I was growing up, as my dad would finish his special drink he would give me the bourbon-soaked maraschino cherries from his lowball glass. My mom scolded him every time. That was my introduction to the Manhattan, my family’s sweet, icy and classic ...
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Wednesday, October 15,2014

Briefs

by City Pulse
Don’t let the dogs out Lansing Board of Water & Light wants to read your meters without Fido around. Every year there “a few” dog bites suffered by meter readers, according to Steve Sarkaian, BWL spokesman. BWL launched a new service, where customers with dog...
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Wednesday, October 8,2014

Briefs

by City Pulse
Absentee walk-in voting hours extended to meet demand in Lansing If absentee ballots are an early indication, this election season has voter attention. The Lansing City Clerk expanded absentee walk-in voting hours at the South Washington Office Complex Election Unit ,which will stay open later on Wednesdays until 7 p.m.
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Wednesday, October 8,2014

Curtain call

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Grave Matters Williamston finds eerie magic in ‘Frankenstein’ supplement The relationship between Williamston Theatre and playwright Joseph Zettelmaier is so pleasantly symbiotic that it must have been created in a laboratory. Zettelmaier writes audience-pleasing plays ...
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Wednesday, September 24,2014

Briefly stated

by City Pulse
The Greater Lansing Taxi Authority was approved by the Lansing City Council 7-0 Monday bringing joint regulation of taxi service for the first time in the region. The authority will also regulate ride-share services like Uber. The authority consolidates regulations and licensing for cabs and ride shares in both cities. Officials say the effort will improve service quality and ensure the safety of riders.
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Wednesday, September 24,2014

Curtain call

"Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" and "60/50 Theatre Project"

by City Pulse
Tiger burning bright Peppermint Creek season opener presents humans as animals with better infrastructure In Rajiv Joseph’s play, “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,” Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s 12th season opener, war isn’t hell — it’s more...
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Saturday, September 13,2014

VIDEO: Beerfest at the Ballpark — Fall Edition

Photos from the craft beer event at Cooley Law School Stadium

by City Pulse
Friday, Sept. 12 — The second iteration of Beerfest at the Ballpark drew hundreds of craft beer fans and curiosity seekers to Cooley Law School Stadium in downtown Lansing. This was the second Beerfest this year after the spring version, held in April.
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Wednesday, August 20,2014

Pole-vaulting the gamut

2014 Renegade Theatre Festival gives reviewers plenty to cover

by City Pulse
From sleepers to yawners, "Campfire" to "Cock," real-life stories to imaginary friends, the 2014 Renegade Theatre Festival didn´t just run the gamut, it pole-vaulted over it, Roto-tilled it and planted purple petunias on top. Thankfully, City Pulse´s skulking band of undercover critics were on hand to chronicle Lansing´s end-of-summer cornucopia of productions from local theater companies and independents.
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Wednesday, July 16,2014

Oddball lansing

Several Lansing-area oddities made it into Jerome Pohlen´s “Oddball Michigan” (see related story) but there are plenty more. Here are some things he missed.

by City Pulse
1. Remy eat world Remy Mumby is currently greater Lansing’s most famous, and interesting, oddity. Mumby, 14, has posted over 100 YouTube videos in which he cheerfully samples exotic foods like tarantulas, scorpions and balut, or partially developed duck embryo, a delicacy in...
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