Renderings Versus Reality in East Lansing

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Developers like to show pretty pictures as they ask for City Council approval. Here at ELi, your public service nonpartisan news source, we like to bring reality to bear. Have a look?

What Goes into Planning East Lansing High School's Graduation?

Monday, January 14, 2019

This year’s East Lansing High School Commencement will be held at 7 PM on Friday May 31 at the MSU Auditorium. You might be surprised at the work that goes into everything from choosing a location to making sure students are ready to walk. ELi's James Hosey explains.

Draheim Is “Really Conflicted” about Park Place Proposal

Monday, January 14, 2019

Along with Council Member Aaron Stephens, Shanna Draheim is expressing concerns about the size of the proposed Park Place project. But Member Erik Altmann and developer Paul Vlahakis say the size makes sense for downtown East Lansing.

Notice: If You Make Surprising Claims, We May Check Them

Friday, January 11, 2019

Is ELi guilty of journalistic malpractice because we checked out a citizen's claims on a subject of local significance, and reproduced in our report that person's original claim? Our Publisher explains why, in fact, we're just doing our job.

MSU Going Out of the Dorm Business? No.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Is MSU going to give up on dorms, and transition all on-campus housing to apartments? An ELi reader claimed this, and at another reader's request, we asked MSU's Vice President Vennie Gore if it's true.

Park Place Redevelopment Proposal Is Full of Surprises

Monday, January 7, 2019

The Park Place proposal as submitted by the developers for downtown East Lansing is full of surprises. ELi's Alice Dreger unpacks it, answers reader questions about the proposal, and tells you what's coming in the review process.

How Did ELi Raise Over $80,000?

Friday, January 4, 2019

We know ELi readers love backstories and data-crunching, so today we are going a little Nate Silver on you.

Volunteers Sought for Group to Examine Hannah’s Future

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Volunteers with expertise in relevant fields (architecture, construction, recreation, real estate development) are being sought for a committee that will examine how to better use Hannah Community Center.