More electric scooters? Dockless bicycles for rent? Electric-assist bikes, too? Representatives from Lime and Bird came to City Council this week to explain their plans for East Lansing. ELi's Jessy Gregg translates the jargon.
At long last, it looks like the “Park District” development is finally happening. The current developer has reached a deal with previous owner Scott Chappelle, and all that's left is state-level approval of the tax incentives. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
Further investigation by ELi finds the City Manager has misrepresented the City’s code on fire safety, and the Fire Marshal isn't following the City's code. Now the City is demanding $1200 before it will release any fire review documentation on Center City.
In our collective background, you'll find ballroom dancing, swimming, Warrior Women, campaigns for justice, and an appearance on Oprah. Oh, and one of us is married to two Elis. Meet the five current members of the ELi "Gov Gang."
“It was amazing,” Hosey said, “Coach Javy (Javier Lara), Coach G (Gianni Feraco) and Coach Feraco are always telling me to work harder in practice, so when my number was called I’d be ready...". ELi's Mark Meyer reports on Friday night's victory over Portage Northern.
East Lansing’s City Council has approved a plan to reduce the underfunded status of the City’s pension system. Michigan’s Municipal Stability Board will now decide whether to accept or reject it. ELi's Chris Root reports.
“My kids were so excited about the whole process...[m]y oldest kept a tally of everyone who came—including four dogs. She counted babies, people we didn’t know, and even people passing by who stopped, grabbed a paint brush and contributed.” Ann Kammerer reports.
“There comes a point in every season when you look to those who maybe haven’t played as much to rise up and answer the call,” Feraco said during Thursday’s practice. “This will be one of those weeks where next man up gets his number called.” ELi's Mark Meyer previews tonight's game.
East Lansing’s City Council is looking to hire a specialized company to handle the new income tax. The City will also have to designate an Administrator for the tax and appoint a Board of Review. What it will all cost remains to be seen. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
“It’s been fun trying to explain to people what honey toast is,” Yuan said. “You can’t compare it to anything else we have here. It is funny sometimes because it’s hard to explain, but at the same time, after they’ve tried it, they love it.” ELi Summer Youth Journalism grad Amalia Medina has the scoop.