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Center City Construction Area May Get Bigger

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The contractor for the large Center City District project downtown is now looking to expand the construction zone across Abbot Road. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

The Seven Words We Can’t Say on Facebook

Monday, June 11, 2018

"So, here are the seven words: vote, elect, ballot, propose, approve, decide, polls. Words with the same roots are also a problem: voter, election, proposal, decided." ELi's Publisher Alice Dreger explains why we can't say those words on Facebook, and what that means for our readers.

ELi’s Voter Guide to the Income Tax

Monday, June 11, 2018

Registered East Lansing voters have the opportunity to vote on the East Lansing income tax proposal on August 7, 2018. This ELi guide provides information about the ballot proposal, including its background.

ELi on Earth: What do I do if I Find a Wild Baby Animal?

Friday, June 8, 2018

It's the time of year when animal babies are being born, and it's fairly common in East Lansing to find a nest in your eaves or see a raccoon family crossing the street at dusk. But what do you do when you find a nest or a baby that seems to be left behind? ELi's Paige Filice has the answers.

Ask ELi: Where to Bike for Recreation

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Wondering where you can go for a recreational bike ride starting from your East Lansing home? Andrew Barsom brings ELi readers ideas and tips.

ELHS Alumni Congratulate the Class of 2018: Luke Miller

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

"I have fond memories of the Jersey Giant location on M.A.C., the old Sneekers restaurant over by Frandor, and of course Pinball Pete’s. But I think far and away, my favorite place was Charlie Kang’s. At the time, it was one of only a couple restaurants really doing Korean cuisine in an authentic manner. Our family went there often, and I take my family there now."

Ninth Annual Pumpstock Hits Bailey Park This Weekend

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

This Saturday brings East Lansing's own little Woodstock to Bailey Park. ELi's Christopher Wardell has the details on this grassroots, volunteer-run day of music, food, kids' activities and community.

Ask ELi: What Is a “Road Diet” and Does It Make EL Safer?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

East Lansing's City Council recently approved another section of Harrison Road for a "road diet." Transportation Commission member Thomas Baumann explains for ELi readers what this means for drivers, bikers, and walkers.

What ELi Did in May, and What It Cost

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

What did we get done in May, and what did it cost this community? ELi's Publisher Alice Dreger brings you our monthly transparency report . . . and lets you in on The Happiness Offensive.

Your ELi: When (and Why) We do Investigative Stories

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

We recently faced some criticism for our perceived failure to report "both sides" of a story on a local charter school. ELi's Publisher Alice Dreger explains why we made the decisions we made, when and why we dig deeper, and what "investigative" means for a non-editorial news organization.