Reviewing the proposal formally for the first time, East Lansing's City Council voted 4-0 last night to approve DRW/Convexity's latest plans for the vacant lots downtown. What was approved, and why can't construction start now? ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
East Lansing government regularly experiences vacancies on volunteer City boards and commissions. ELi's Jessy Gregg explains an array of the City's volunteer boards and commissions, and tells you how to apply.
We work hard to bring you hard news that's unbiased and informative, but are you aware of the "good news" about the community that we publish every week? ELi's Managing Editor Ann Nichols asks you to balance the tough stuff by reading our coverage of downtown concerts, beloved educators, the best place to take a bike ride and lots more.
Responding to concerns, developers DRW/Convexity have altered some of the plans for the big vacant corner downtown. ELi's Jessy Gregg brings you the latest, including new renderings – plus information about how you can weigh in.
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.
What had been sold as a way to bring diverse renters downtown is now being openly advertised as a "purpose-built student housing community" featuring "a ridiculous rooftop deck.” ELi's Alice Dreger and Andrew Graham report.
The City is threatening to arrest a property owner over construction of a driveway for which he had a permit, had an inspector's go-ahead, and had the support of a majority of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Why?
In an age of online everything, East Lansing's GameStop remains open and busy. As a thank-you to the community, the shop is holding regular free events, including a Call of Duty Black Ops 2 tournament on July 28 and 29. ELi's Sarah Spohn reports.
Following the owner of Red Cedar Spirits urging City Council to pass the new sign code, Council did so in a 4-1 vote — but not without debate on the place of electronic signs in East Lansing. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.