Owners and managers of downtown shops, restaurants, and services have a clear message for the people of East Lansing: We want you! ELi talked with them to bring you their view of the scene downtown as big construction continues.
Construction projects will continue for several months to come but the good news is that there is still plenty of free public parking available within blocks of downtown. ELi's Jessy Gregg tells us where to look.
Singer-Songwriter Crys Matthews draws comparisons to Tracy Chapman with her blend of blues, jazz, folk, Americana and Soul. ELi's Christopher Wardell has the scoop on the long musical road that brings her to Lansing on March 22.
The City is looking to downplay concerns about the eBay auction of a million-dollar public property. But investigation by ELi and newly-released documents show big questions remain. What really happened?
With the arrival of the vernal equinox on Wednesday (March 20), the Burcham-Henge phenomenon returns to East Lansing. Aron Sousa tells us why you might want to try to see it this evening rather than waiting for tomorrow.
East Lansing's City Council is discussing ways to adjust the City's recreational marijuana laws in light of the state's recent legalization of the substance. One discussion point at the last work session was whether smoking pot in public should be a criminal offense or a civil infraction. ELi's Brad Minor reports.
Troy Williams says the City of East Lansing fired him because they knew he wasn't going to shut up. And with nothing left to lose, he's definitely not shutting up. In a new interview with ELi, Williams describes more of what he's seen, and what he's hoping Governor Whitmer's team will do.
Mayor Mark Meadows and Mayor Pro Tem Erik Altmann have taken the first step in running for re-election in November, and Council member Shanna Draheim plans to file soon. ELi's Nick Wright tells you how any resident can take the necessary steps to file as a City Council candidate.
Whether or not you have deer in your neighborhood, if you live in East Lansing, ELi is asking you to take a quick survey. We want to know where the deer are in the city, and what you think should be the City's management approach. ELi's Jessy Gregg explains.
Yesterday, many East Lansing High School students walked out of class to protest gun violence. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports on what motivated students to protest for the second time in two years, and why this year's walkout was different.
The City has released one list showing who staff notified about an eBay auction of a major public asset. Former Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero didn't make the list, but showed up on the scene a day before the auction closed. What else have we now learned about this controversial million-dollar deal?
Started as a way to cheer people up by playing music, The Coffee House at All Saints has grown into a venue where poets, musicians and writers can take the mic and engage with a live audience. ELi's Somer Sodeman reports on this free, community-oriented performance space.