A new TIF plan has been approved by the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority for DRW/Convexity's Park District redevelopment proposal. Now the project moves to City Council for possible decisions next Tuesday.
Several MSU student organizations are collaborating on The Big Green Gig, a celebration of Earth Day, in Valley Court Park this Saturday. The event will feature live music, plant giveaways and hands-on activities.
Many East Lansing parents were concerned about the District's decision not to notify them of a sexual assault on school grounds until days after the incident was alleged to have occurred. We asked Acting Superintendent Dori Leyko to explain the delay.
Although its appeal to MSU students led to Crunchy's being named one of the top 51 college bars in the country, the local beer-and-buckets joint is a lot more than a student hangout. Jessy Gregg reports on Crunchy's perennial appeal.
The City Manager predicts “cataclysmic reductions in staff." The Fire Chief talks about closing firehouse #2. The Court's Chief Judge and Police Chief explain why court fines are way down. All this and more from last week's City budget talks.
City Council has postponed its hearing on the Center City District proposal. Target has announced it wants to be the major retailer in the new space. Development professionals are alternately praising and criticizing the way the proposal is playing out. What's the story?
With tensions running high over the issue, Planning Commission heard comment both for and against the proposal to build a three-story-tall sorority house on the southeast corner of Harrison Road and Grand River in the Collegeville Historic District.
Planning Commission has voted to unanimously recommend the Park District site plan to City Council. The Commission has also voted to spend some more time considering the Center City District proposal, changing the order in which Council will consider these two big redevelopment schemes.
Although no formal reccomendation has been made, ELPS Acting Superintendent Dori Leyko told Board members at last night's meeting that she may ask them for a smaller increase in Schools of Choice openings for next year than was asked last year.
A proposal to demolish four older rental houses in the Collegeville Historic District and replace them with a new sorority will come for public hearing at this week’s Planning Commission meeting. Jessy Gregg brings the details.