This Tuesday, Sept. 10, East Lansing's City Council will decide whether to rezone for big redevelopment just north of Peoples Church. What are seen as the potential benefits of and problems with such rezoning?
ELi's Brad Minor brings us an interview with City Council candidate Warren Stanfield in our ongoing series of candidate profiles. Stanfield hopes to tackle issues of economics, diversity, and transparency, if elected.
With all the problems at The Hub, why would City Council ever approve another project from Core Spaces? In a word, money. ELi brings a report on the residents' complaints, the company's defense, and the Council's response.
Tonight’s “discussion-only” meeting of East Lansing’s City Council is showing a pretty packed agenda, including a number of items that have caused a lot of discussion around town. Here’s a preview from ELi.
The lawyer for the eBay auction winner says the $12 million listing is aimed at "investors and non-traditional financiers." Documents obtained via FOIA suggest interest in a quick flip, and possibly a lower cost for environmental cleanup than the City has suggested.
The marijuana industry player who just bought East Lansing's public land on Merritt Road for $1 million via an eBay auction is now listing it for sale for $12 million. ELi's Alice Dreger reports on what we know.
Mark Meadows is gearing up for another election campaign in his long and storied political career. ELi's Brad Minor brings us a profile of the current Mayor of East Lansing for our ongoing series on candidates running for election to City Council.
More billboards in East Lansing, more sorority houses, more alcohol sales downtown, more revenue for the City, more coffee near the Amtrak station, more rental licenses: all that plus the eBay land deal, depending on how the votes go. ELi brings you up to speed.
Why do City staff say it's OK for Target to be selling alcohol without the required local permit, and how is the alcohol-selling landscape of East Lansing's downtown shaping up with big redevelopment? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
The opening of the new Center City parking garage on Albert Avenue was supposed to trigger the start of ground lease payments by the developer to the City of East Lansing. So where's the money? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
City Council member Aaron Stephens has proposed an ordinance to ban the practice of LGBT conversion therapy on minors in East Lansing’s city limits. ELi's Andrew Graham explains what's in the proposed law and what it could mean for East Lansing.
Audrey Yonkus has now withdrawn from the race for East Lansing City Council, leaving six candidates for the three open seats. She will be supporting the campaigns of challengers Jessy Gregg and Lisa Babcock.
Developer Paul Vlahakis and his team went to Planning Commission and the Downtown Development Authority this week, to try to solidify their proposal for the Evergreen Avenue properties. What happened? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.