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Think You Can’t Park Downtown? Think Again.

Friday, March 22, 2019

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.

Big Questions Remain on eBay Land Sale

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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?

Room for a View? Check Out Burcham-Henge Before It Slips Away

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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.

Council Looking to Revamp City's Recreational Marijuana Ordinance

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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.

Fired by East Lansing, Whistleblower Keeps Pushing

Monday, March 18, 2019

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.

The Games This City Plays

Saturday, March 16, 2019

ELi's Publisher lets you in on what it's like trying to get information out of this City administration.

Oh, Deer! What’s Your Experience?

Saturday, March 16, 2019

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.

Revealed: Who the City Notified about the eBay Land Sale

Friday, March 15, 2019

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?

"There's Just a Lot of Magic Here:" The Coffee House at All Saints

Thursday, March 14, 2019

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.

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