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Should the City Favor Itself in the Marijuana Real Estate Game?

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Tonight, East Lansing’s Planning Commission will take up a draft zoning ordinance that, if passed, will favor the City over some private property owners in marijuana provisioning center real estate deals. Jessy Gregg reports for ELi.

Husband-Wife Team Provides Specialty Care, Focuses on Access for All

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The founders of an East Lansing Rheumatology practice are devoted to helping arthritis sufferers lead better lives, even if they don't have access to traditional (or any) health insurance. Ann Kammerer explains how dreams and a passion for service contributed to the business.

Ann About Town: Soup's On!

Thursday, January 31, 2019

There aren't a lot of reasons to leave your house when it's this cold, but a hot bowl of soup, stew or chili might just be among them. ELi's Ann About Town suggests some local favorites.

City Council to Decide on Economic Development Plan

Monday, January 21, 2019

The City of East Lansing is looking to take a more conscious and more aggressive approach to economic development. What would that look like? Brad Minor and Alice Dreger report for ELi.

Green Grocer and Upscale Market Coming to Downtown East Lansing

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

East Lansing will finally be seeing a green grocer downtown soon. According to owner and general manager Ken Campbell, Campbell's Market Basket promises to bring fresh produce, locally-baked goods, high quality coffee and cheeses, and more.

Blighted Corner Redevelopment Begins With More Closures

Friday, December 28, 2018

Redevelopment on the long-blighted corner where Abbot Road meets Grand River Avenue is beginning this week. The Park District construction means more road and sidewalk closures ahead. What can you expect short- and long-term?

Landlords Push Back at Attempts to Limit Rental Periods

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Some East Lansing landlords are pushing back on Council Member Aaron Stephens' attempts to limit rental periods. They argue the City Attorney has the facts wrong, and have sent their own attorneys in. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

Last-Minute Casting Saves Great Pumpkin Walk for Local Inn

Monday, November 5, 2018

What do you do when you need a Good Witch and Bad Witch to round out your Emerald City? ELi's Somer Sodeman tells you how East Lansing's Wild Goose Inn got creative just in time for the City's Great Pumpkin Walk.

Altmann Proposes Another Try on Marijuana Provisioning

Saturday, November 3, 2018

On Tuesday, East Lansing's City Council voted down a law that would have legalized provisioning centers here. Now, in a surprise move, the Mayor Pro Tem wants to try again. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

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