City Pulse - News http://www.lansingcitypulse.com/lansing/articles.sec-233-1-news.html <![CDATA[Mayor milestone]]> <![CDATA[‘Mending the world’]]> Thursday, Oct. 16 — Congregation Kehillat Israel will hold a community forum on public education at 2 p.m. Sunday as part of the synagogue’s Committee on Social Justice project. ]]> <![CDATA[Road trip to resistance]]> ST. LOUIS — In a questionable Denny%uFFFDs somewhere outside of Michigan City, Ind., Crystal Gause told me she was ready to die. We made a pit stop for a cheap lunch on our way to Ferguson. It must have been on her mind for a while; a thought like that tends to sit like oil on water.]]> <![CDATA[Eye candy of the week]]> ]]> <![CDATA[One debate isn’t enough]]> <![CDATA[Briefs]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Enough is enough]]> <![CDATA[Bike Tweed Up]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Halloween showcase]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Old Town rooftop menace?]]> FRIDAY, OCT. 10 – Old Town is under surveillance. Perched atop a Turner Street building are silhouetted figures that could cause your heart to stop for a second. One appears to have binoculars; the other, a rifle.]]> <![CDATA[Being in Lansing]]> “Believe” That’s how the man at the corner of Cavanaugh and Cedar Lansing wants to be known. It’s 7:40 a.m. Thursday. The sun is barely breaking through the foggy September air. The roads are thick with rushing cars. “Believe” is already hard at work.]]> <![CDATA[Eyesore of the week]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Predictable differences]]> When looking at campaign financing, it is often the political action committees that define the candidate. The Koch brothers´ PAC contributions to Republican Rep. Tim Walberg signal arch conservative; money from the Sierra Club to his 7th District Democratic challenger, Pam Byrnes, reflect her liberal politics. ]]> <![CDATA[Briefs]]> <![CDATA[Just say no]]> Lansing and East Lansing residents are encouraged to call police if representatives of Just Energy come knocking on their door. East Lansing barred the company Sept. 24 from soliciting door-to-door after applicants for peddler’s licenses were denied for criminal records.]]> <![CDATA[Same-sex marriage milestone]]> <![CDATA[Powering up]]> Whether she’s monitoring water quality on the Grand River, parking bicycles at music festivals or helping the elderly or disabled secure affordable and accessible housing, it’s all the same to Julie Powers. She’s helping connect and create a sustainable, healthy community.]]> <![CDATA[Speaking with Silence]]> SUNDAY, OCT. 5 – They rode at a snail’s pace – 10 miles an hour – in the damp chill of this early October afternoon. They had their bright yellow jackets and helmets on. Barely a sound could be heard from the pedaling or gears changing. The riderless white bike perched atop the black SUV stood out distinctly. The rear windshield spoke for the rider: Jill Byelich, 9-2-2014.]]> <![CDATA[Police move south]]> THURSDAY, OCT. 2 – The new Lansing Police Department Operations Center is a testament to creative use of space and creative partnerships.The Lansing School District gets a tenant for a largely v]]> <![CDATA[Fill 'er up]]> Elegance and high-end flavors were scooped out by the bowlful at Troppo restaurant today. Troppo hosted the 24th annual Empty Bowls event to raise money for the Greater Lansing Food Bank. AT&T also sponsored the event.]]>