Local Businesses

Two Businesses Gone from Grand River Storefront

Friday, January 20, 2017

Conrad's Grill and Spartan Corner have both closed up shop at their locations along Grand River Avenue at the corner of Abbot Road. ELi's Karessa Wheeler reports.

ELFCO to Sell Building, Consider Future Relocation

Monday, January 9, 2017

The members of the East Lansing Food Coop (ELFCO) voted yesterday to sell their property on Northwind Drive. The coop may move to a new location in Lansing. Karessa Wheeler reports.

East Lansing Food Coop to Close by February 4th

Thursday, January 5, 2017

ELFCO's Board decided on Monday to close the store on Northwind Drive, but the Board and its members may decide to move the 40-year-old Coop to another location. Karessa Wheeler reports.

ELi Obtains First Sponsorship

Monday, December 12, 2016

As we work towards making ELi financially sustainable, we are delighted to announce our first corporate sponsor, Mackerel Sky.

Council Condemns House, Allows Pumpkin Parking

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

What did City Council do this week? Condemned a house, followed a wish to have free parking during the Great Pumpkin Walk, set a tax exemption hearing, and much more.

Emerging BRT Plans to Be Presented Monday in East Lansing

Thursday, September 29, 2016

With controversy over the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan increasing, CATA has decided to directly present the project to East Lansing residents next Monday evening. Read more from ELi's Alice Dreger.

Weekend of Live Music Showcases Local Artists, Female-Fronted Acts

Friday, September 23, 2016

This weekend (September 23 and 24) offers two chances to listen to live music. Friday night brings EL bands and visual artists together for an all-ages show at The Record Lounge, and Saturday there will be live musical and comedy performances day and night at The Avenue to support Helping Women Period.

Landlords' Latest Appeal to State Lawmakers Adds to Local Tensions

Thursday, September 22, 2016

East Lansing landlords have again appealed to the State for favorable legislation, raising tensions with homeowners in older, rental-heavy neighborhoods like Bailey, Chesterfield Hills, Southeast Marble, Red Cedar, and Oakwood. What's coming next in this scene?

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