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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?

Marathon Station to Be Rebuilt, with Art

Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Marathon station at the southeast corner of Abbot Road and Saginaw Street will be completely rebuilt with a new design that incorporates art made by ELPS students, a bike repair station and more trees.

CATA Leader to Retire Amidst Growing BRT Controversy

Sunday, September 11, 2016

In a surprise move, a CATA leader has announced her retirement, while controversy over the BRT seems to be growing. East Lansing's City Council is set to talk about the plan at its September 20 meeting.

Chamber of Commerce Votes Against BRT

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

With CATA facing a federal grant deadline for its BRT project, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce announced today its opposition to the plan. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

Companies Told They Must Pay for Sidewalks on Coleman Road

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Residents on the northern edge of the City asked Council to require developers to install sidewalks along undeveloped properties on Coleman Road. This lead to a lively Council debate about balancing competing interests.

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