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What's Going on Now with the Center City Project? (UPDATED)

Thursday, October 19, 2017

What’s up with the Center City District project, set to transform a large chunk of East Lansing’s downtown? Why is Parking Lot #1 now open and why are there various trucks there? And what is the project looking like economically for City taxpayers?

East Lansing to Accept Styrofoam Recycling Products

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Thanks to two grant awards from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the City of East Lansing will be able to accept Styrofoam for recycling this fall. Rosalind Arch has the story.

East Lansing: An Unusual Community?

Thursday, October 12, 2017

ELi will be on break through Monday, and our publisher wants you to take a 30-second reader survey before we come back.

New Features at Annual Big Book Sale

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The annual Big Book Sale will feature some new approaches this year. Sheila Taylor of Friends of the East Lansing Public Library brings ELi readers the details.

Uncertainty Persists around Center City District Plans

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

What’s going on with the Center City District project? Confusing signals are coming out of City Hall, and at least one long-time downtown business owner is seriously frustrated with all the uncertainty.

Ask ELi: Can Businesses Ever Legally Refuse to Serve Customers?

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A reader asked about signage at Whole Foods that asserts the right "to refuse service to anyone." Is that different from the actions of the Charlotte cider mill that led East Lansing to oust them as farmers' market vendors? ELi's Ann Nichols reports.