Convexity’s new designs for the blighted corner include The Graduate hotel, market-rate apartments, and two floors of on-site parking that would be invisible to passers-by. What did Planning Commission and others think of it upon review last night?
At Council last night, in light of national events, the mayor reminded the community of the City's civil rights policy, and various long-serving members of the community were recognized for their service.
Several hundred gathered yesterday for a prayer vigil at East Lansing's Islamic Center. The vigil was "designed as an event where community members who are not refugees could come together and be in solidarity with refugees in the community." Chris Root reports.
In the face of increased threats against East Lansing's Muslim community, Islamic Center spokesman Thasin Sardar is grateful for community support and says “this is the time for all of us to be holding hands together.”
Shop for UNICEF cards, cooperative games, locally-made crafts, jewelry, ceramics, books, olive oil from Palestine, sweet-smelling soaps and many other items and support social justice at the Alternative Holiday Fair this Saturday.
This Thursday, October 20, Action of Greater Lansing invites the public to join them as they discuss social justice issues in the Greater Lansing area including Civil Rights for Immigrants, Children’s Health, and Accessibility.
What's planned now for the Park District, and what do neighbors, including Peoples Church members, think of it? We sent reporter Ian Hoopingarner to Planning Commission to bring you back the full scoop.
It's not too late to buy tickets for tomorrow night's Ramadan Unity Dinner hosted by East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero. This year's theme is "United in Hope - Against Hunger!"