With Talyce Murray taking on the chairpersonship of the East Lansing’s Human Relations Commission, the group will be continuing last year’s pattern of taking a relatively active approach. ELi tells you what they're working on now.
ELi's Chris Wardell introduces us to The Dangling Participles, a merry band of musicians who also happen to know a thing or two about language composition. Part of the band will play this Friday's Coffeehouse show alongside many other community favorites.
East Lansing Council members Erik Altmann, Shanna Draheim, and Mark Meadows said that in hindsight the City should have advertised the eBay auction of the million-dollar public property on Merritt Road. But they think the taxpayers have gotten a great deal.
Eastminster Child Care Center has now been serving the East Lansing community for 50 years. ELi's Mark Meyer spoke with staff and families about what makes the center special and why it continues to play an important role in their lives.
More billboards in East Lansing, more sorority houses, more alcohol sales downtown, more revenue for the City, more coffee near the Amtrak station, more rental licenses: all that plus the eBay land deal, depending on how the votes go. ELi brings you up to speed.
The City of East Lansing has been very quiet about the departure of Tim Dempsey, its long-time Director of Planning, Building and Development. Alice Dreger reports on the vacancy and what it means for some of the key development issues that have yet to be resolved.
Responding to a reader's question, an investigation by ELi's Amalia Medina and Alice Dreger looks at what it takes for East Lansing restaurants to offer outdoor seating downtown. Spoiler alert: they would pay a lot less in Ann Arbor.
ELi's Sarah Spohn takes us inside the house at Hagadorn and Grand River Avenue and into a world bursting with color and camaraderie. B/A Florist has been in the business of selling flowers for 40 years because of the community relationships the staff has cultivated over the past four decades.
ELi's Brad Minor reports on the recent completion of bridge repairs in East Lansing and the surrounding area and on how the City and Ingham County were able to coordinate their efforts to fund the much-needed improvements.
The goal of the Bogue Street Protected Bike Lane pilot project is to enable bicyclists to coexist safely with pedestrians, vehicles, and buses while traveling one of the busiest routes through MSU's campus. ELi's Mark Meyer reports on the change happening this week.
Did someone shoot out a driver’s window at the intersection of Saginaw Street and Coolidge Road on Saturday afternoon? ELPD can't find evidence of the use of a firearm, but they are investigating the incident and asking for tips.
Broken air conditioning, windows not properly secured, a lack of disability-accessible parking spaces — some residents say things at the Bailey senior apartments have been way too rough. Now a change of management has arrived. ELi's Andrew Graham reports.