East Lansing Art Festival Returns This Weekend

Friday, May 18, 2018

The East Lansing Art Festival returns this weekend. ELi gives you a quick rundown of what you might want to know about this year’s festival, based on reader questions to ELi.

Council May Change Rules on Fire Pits

Friday, May 18, 2018

City Council is considering an ordinance change to allow outdoor fires in a few more housing locations, so long as residents first obtain a permit. ELi’s Andrew Graham reports.


Rummage Sale at Prime Time

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Prime Time Seniors Program will be hosting its biennial rummage sale next week. Area residents can participate by donating and by purchasing items. ELi's Jessy Gregg has the details.

EL Art Festival Features Diverse Musical Lineup

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The 2018 EL Arts Festival will include local blues legends, Hip hop, rock, alternative Latin, and (as always) the ELHS Jazz Band. ELi's Christopher Wardell talked to Festival music coordinator Ben Hall about this year's lineup.

EL Art Festival Introduces "People's Choice" Award

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Visitors to this year’s East Lansing Arts Festival are invited to cast their ballots and help to select the winner in a new award category, The People’s Choice Award. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Council Puts New Income Tax Proposal on August Ballot

Monday, May 14, 2018

East Lansing’s City Council voted unanimously tonight to put an income tax on the August 7 ballot. The proposal looks different from the measure that failed in November, and is aimed at dealing with the City's major financial problems.

Why Doesn’t ELi Post Comments?

Monday, May 14, 2018

A reader asks why ELi doesn't allow comments to be posted at our website. Publisher Alice Dreger explains.

Peace Education Center to Honor Local Peacemakers

Friday, May 11, 2018

East Lansing's Peace Education Center is set to honor eight local high school students with the Peacemaker Award and to recognize David Wiley, a long-time peace activist, with the center's Lifetime Peacemaker Award. Tom Oswald brings us the story.