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Wednesday, May 21,2014

Top of the Town Contest Winners

by City Pulse Staff
The 7th Annual Top of the Town Awards crosses the finish line. A trained runner can crush a marathon — 26.2 miles — in around two hours. Ironman Triathlon athletes undergo about half a day of punishing perpetual motion to complete a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile cycling course followed by a marathon run. But in the seventh annual Top of the Town Contest, hosted by City Pulse, MLive.com and News 6, contestants endured a grueling nine-week, two-round race of ceaseless campaigning through tweets, Facebook posts and good old-fashioned glad-handing to make the grab for the medal. Or in the case of the business that racked up the most overall votes this time out, 55 years of dedicated customer service and quality goods. But we’ll come back to that.
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Wednesday, May 21,2014

Out On the Town

by City Pulse Staff
WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 >> ALLEN STREET FARMERS MARKET 2014 OUTDOOR OPENING The Allen Street Farmers Market opens today, unofficially kicking off summer for Lansing’s Eastside Neighborhood. The market offers locally grown produce, baked and prepared food from 22 producers througho...
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Wednesday, May 14,2014

Out On the Town

by City Pulse Staff
Get your face on the cover of City Pulse! Well, sort of. Stop by the City Pulse booth at the East Lansing Art Festival anytime Sunday to get your photo taken. We’ll superimpose your mug under our newspaper banner and post it to our Facebook page. THURSDAY MAY 15-17 >> &ls...
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Wednesday, May 7,2014

Out On the Town

by City Pulse Staff
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 9-10 >> MIGHTY UKE DAY FESTIVAL The ukelele may be a staple in Hawaiian culture but it also has solid ties to Michigan. For example, “Waikiki,” one of the classic hapa-haole songs, was written by Andy Cummings in Michigan in 1938. And Gibson Guita...
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Wednesday, April 30,2014

2014 Top of the Town Final Five Nominees

by City Pulse Staff
“It was an honor just being nominated.” That, traditionally, is what the losers say from the wings through clenched teeth and barely concealed contempt. But in the case of the City Pulse/News 6/MLive Lansing Top of the Town Awards, a nomination is a significant distinction all its own. Every name you see on the next 11 pages is a tribute to the best of everything that makes the Capital city so … capital, from Grand Ledge to Williamston, and from DeWitt to Dimondale.
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Wednesday, April 30,2014

Out On the Town

by City Pulse Staff
THURSDAY-SATURDAY MAY 1-3 >> GREATER LANSING POTTERS’ GUILD SPRING SALE Jewelry, wall pieces, teapots and lamps can be found at the Greater Lansing Potters´ Guild Spring Sale. Guild member Tina Oxer said that all items are handmade by the group’s 32 potters, including...
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Friday, April 25,2014

City Pulse summer camp guide

by City Pulse Staff
All the reptile identifying, stargazing, horseback riding and basketball conditioning your kid can handle.
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Friday, April 25,2014

Loving Lucy … and cellos

Wharton Center announces full 2014-’15 season

by City Pulse Staff
Friday, April 25 — The Wharton Center unveiled the remainder of its 2014-’15 slate today. Earlier this month, it dropped the first part of its upcoming schedule, which includes powerhouse shows such as multiple Tony winner “Kinky Boots” and violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman. Today’s announcement included a mix of Broadway hits, symphony performances and a peek behind the curtain of the mother of all TV sitcoms.
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Wednesday, April 23,2014

Earth bound

Common Ground announces hip hop, classic funk to lineup

by City Pulse Staff
The full lineup of headliners was released this week for the 15th annual Common Ground Festival. Eclectic funksters Earth, Wind & Fire will be the Sunday night closers on July 13, while Detroit-born Big Sean will anchor Friday night’s hip-hop-themed night on July 11. Former Three 6 Mafia member Juicy J opens for Big Sean. Fitz and The Tantrums, a Los Angeles-based neo soul/ indie pop band, was announced for July 12.
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Wednesday, April 23,2014

Out On the Town

by City Pulse Staff
THURSDAY, APRIL 24 >> CYRILLE AIMÉE Born near Paris, based in Brooklyn, 29-year-old vocal star Cyrille Aimée caused a big stir at last June´s Summer Solstice Jazz Festival in East Lansing. (To pronounce her name correctly, imagine an advanced degree in the art of Salvador Da...
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