Responding to a reader's question, an investigation by ELi's Amalia Medina and Alice Dreger looks at what it takes for East Lansing restaurants to offer outdoor seating downtown. Spoiler alert: they would pay a lot less in Ann Arbor.
Did someone shoot out a driver’s window at the intersection of Saginaw Street and Coolidge Road on Saturday afternoon? ELPD can't find evidence of the use of a firearm, but they are investigating the incident and asking for tips.
Following negative reactions from Glencairn homeowners who would face what they view as graffiti-style art, the East Lansing Arts Commission will look at locations other than the north wall of the Hannah Community Center.
Who is running for City Council? Is P.T. O'Malley's moving into the Menna's Joint space? What happened to the driveway drama? What's the latest with the eBay land sale? Answers to these ELI reader questions and others!
Why were traffic lights turned off at the main corner downtown today? ELi's Alice Dreger explains and brings you details on the major redevelopment project now rising at the corner of Grand River Avenue and Abbot Road.
ELi asked human residents of East Lansing to take a survey on our area's resident deer. Are they a joy, or a nuisance, or both? Should Council now authorize a strategic cull? Brad Minor brings you the responses.
A newly-obtained financial analysis shows that consolidation of the District Courts of East Lansing, Lansing, and Ingham County wouldn't save as much money as had originally been hoped. What's at stake for East Lansing, and what is negotiable?
Why would any sane person want to own a house restricted by East Lansing's historic district regulations? ELi's Alice Dreger, who lives in the Oakwood Historic District, explains some of the common reasons given.
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.