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EL Rewind: Howland Co-Op

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Ever wondered what that giant blue house on M.A.C. Avenue is all about? ELi's Emma McGinn has the answer.

Scene Over Confederate Flag at Festival Heating Up

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Image: Ruth Beier (left) and Kendra Cabrera arguing this morning at the Zemer Homemade Rootbeer booth.

We reported this morning about Zemer’s Homemade Rootbeer stand displaying a confederate flag at the Great Lakes Folk Festival and the controversy ensuing. Since that report, tensions have been rising around the vendor’s booth, with protestors and supporters of Chris Zemer’s coming into conflict.

Great Lakes Folk Festival offers music and culture for all

Friday, August 7, 2015

Whether you identify as a jazz connoisseur, or you are looking for an affordable way to enjoy your weekend, the annual Great Lakes Folk Festival offers fun for all. The festival runs this weekend, Aug. 7-9 in downtown East Lansing.

Festivities begin Friday evening at 6 p.m. with the Uke Strum, led by Ben Hassenger. Visitors are invited to bring their own ukuleles and join in with Hassenger at City Hall Stage, on Abbot Road.

Digging In: Growing a healthier community at MSU

Thursday, August 6, 2015

 

“CSA stands for community supported agriculture,” said Ellen Moje, Manager of MSU’s Student Organic Farm.

The Farm, located at 3291 College Rd. in Holt, encompasses fifteen acres of certified organic land including 20,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space for growing food during the colder times of the year.

MSU Student Hopes to Broaden Recycling Services

Monday, July 27, 2015

 

You might have received a visit from Nathan Capper to your own home, or perhaps noticed him walking around town with a petition pressed under his arm. The MSU student is organizing efforts to make recycling services easily available to all apartment residents in East Lansing, and hopes to raise your awareness and gain your support.

The Art of Yoga at the Broad Museum

Friday, June 26, 2015

For the second year running, East Lansing cultural staple the Broad Art Museum presents a unique alternative to standard yoga practice with free classes in its sculpture garden.

Classes are held on the fourth Saturday of every month, and the next class is this Saturday, June 27th. I spoke with Michelle Word, the Director of Education at the Broad Art Museum, to learn more about this popular program.

Council Capsule: June 23, 2015

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Image: Project proposed for the corner of Grand River and Spartan Avenues.

Listen to Council: You can listen to an audiotape of this week’s City Council meeting for yourself by clicking here, going down to the section on “City Council Work Sessions,” and clicking on “audio” for the meeting of June 23, 2015. Because this was called a “work session” and not a regular meeting, it was not live-broadcast nor was it videotaped.

Council Capsule: June 16, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Image: City Council last night

Watch Council: You can watch a videotape of yesterday’s Council meeting for yourself by clicking here.

Present: Mayor Pro Tem Diane Goddeeris, Councilmembers Ruth Beier, Kathy Boyle, and Susan Woods.

Absent: Mayor Nathan Triplett was absent because he was meeting with Delta Township about the Lansing area Taxi Authority.

Surf's Up on the Red Cedar River

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Above: Still from a video of a surfer on the Red Cedar River in 2008

The recent heavy rains are causing a phenomenon infrequently seen on the Red Cedar River—a standing wave outside the MSU Administration Building. Unusually high levels of water combined with the small rapids in that location cause the water to curl back towards upstream.

EL REWIND: The MSU Dairy Store

Sunday, June 14, 2015

ELi's Abigail Heath explains the history of the MSU Dairy Store and what makes it different from most ice cream stores.

Council Capsule: June 9, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Listen to Council: You can listen to an audiotape of yesterday’s Council meeting for yourself by clicking here, going down to the section on “City Council Work Sessions,” and clicking on “audio” for the meeting of June 9, 2015. (The audio is sometimes not available until later on Wednesday.)

All present: Mayor Nathan Triplett, Mayor Pro Tem Diane Goddeeris, Councilmembers Ruth Beier, Kathy Boyle, and Susan Woods.

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