Lt. James Campbell of the East Lansing Police Department met with Glencairn homeowners who are concerned about what they feel is a recent increase in property break-ins. ELi’s Brad Minor brings us a report on what was said and what might be done to combat the problem.
ELi's Chris Wardell writes that Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers' raucous stage antics include costume changes, a few growls, and more “arrrghs” than you can shake a sword at. They'll play a 7 p.m. show at the Pump House this Wednesday.
The weather forecast this weekend calls for plenty of sunshine and numerous options to explore the outdoors in and around East Lansing. ELi's Jonathan Townley pinpoints places and events to consider as you plan your activities.
Dane Porter's “Lemon Grass" sculpture now graces the entrance of Valley Court Park. ELi's Brad Minor reports on the first project to be completed using donated funds from the city's Percent for Art program.
Kyle Smith's mid-career change in profession has led to greater satisfaction despite some on-the-job challenges. Ann Kammerer profiles an East Lansing High School alumnus who has found happiness in the classroom.
As the area grapples with fallout from a Lansing police officer repeatedly striking a Black 16-year-old girl, East Lansing Human Relations Commission is continuing work on creation of a citizen review board to look into citizen complaints made against East Lansing police and paramedic/fire officers.
How much has ELi spent in 2019? What did we spend it on, how much do we have left in the bank, and what did we produce? Publisher Alice Dreger brings you another in our ongoing series of ELi budgetary transparency reports.
Laura Apol has grand plans for her two-year appointment as the region's Poet Laureate. ELi’s Amalia Medina explains how Apol developed a love of poetry at an early age and why she is eager to start her new assignment.
For fifteen years, Natalie Hool and Jim Matthews have organized a local race to honor their late son Max, raising funds to help families with children facing serious medical problems. Now they're passing the torch. ELi's Andrew Graham explains why.
East Lansing Police arrested a 59-year-old man June 10 following an attempted robbery at Flagstar Bank. ELi’s Brad Minor spoke with Deputy Police Chief Steve Gonzalez about how officers responded to the situation and were able to quickly apprehend a suspect.
The Michigan State University Department of Theatre’s Summer Circle has delighted audiences for the past six decades. ELi reporter Jonathan Townley describes why this venue remains a special destination for performers and theatergoers alike.
Straight Ahead's blend of mainstream jazz, rhythm and blues, Brazilian funk, hard bop, pre-bop, and avant garde has attracted audiences for more than 30 years. The Detroit band brings its swing to the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival on Saturday. ELi's Chris Wardell writes about the band's recent reunion.
A group of homeowners in Shaw Estates said they did not want the "essence" of their neighborhood marred by having even one house rented. Three members of City Council approved their request. ELi's Mark Meyer explains why the other two voted against.
The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival will fill downtown East Lansing with smooth sounds throughout the evening Friday and Saturday. ELi's Chris Wardell features one of the Friday performers, jazz drummer Jeff Shoup.