Eastminster Child Care Center has now been serving the East Lansing community for 50 years. ELi's Mark Meyer spoke with staff and families about what makes the center special and why it continues to play an important role in their lives.
More billboards in East Lansing, more sorority houses, more alcohol sales downtown, more revenue for the City, more coffee near the Amtrak station, more rental licenses: all that plus the eBay land deal, depending on how the votes go. ELi brings you up to speed.
Broken air conditioning, windows not properly secured, a lack of disability-accessible parking spaces — some residents say things at the Bailey senior apartments have been way too rough. Now a change of management has arrived. ELi's Andrew Graham reports.
“We have had a gratifying and exciting time in the thirty years we have been doing business as Mackerel Sky Gallery," says Linda Dufelmeier. So why is this East Lansing institution planning to close at the end of this year?
The deer population, free parking downtown, senior housing, the Valley Court Community Center, that eBay land sale, an Income Tax Board of Review, a possible move by P.T. O’Malley’s, and more. It’s gonna be a busy week for East Lansing's government.
East Lansing’s City Council has voted 4-1 in favor of shrinking the Oakwood Historic District, including by removing all of Valley Court Park. The move comes in preparation for expected redevelopment. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
Why would any sane person want to own a house restricted by East Lansing's historic district regulations? ELi's Alice Dreger, who lives in the Oakwood Historic District, explains some of the common reasons given.
Is it time to eliminate historic districts in East Lansing? Some City Council Members are asking, and a decision on one district may happen this Tuesday. ELi's Alice Dreger takes a closer look at the issues.
The Oakwood Historic District boundary will not change until at least April, as citizens, Council Members, and the State Historic Preservation Office have lots of questions about the process and the recommendations. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
The Peoples Church and the Planning Commission seemed generally chilly, the Downtown Development Authority mostly warmer, and City Council decidedly mixed in reaction to the Royal Vlahakis redevelopment proposal this week. What was asked and said?
The $190 million Park Place project, proposed by Vlahakis Development and Royal Apartments, would be the largest and tallest of three major redevelopments in a one-block radius. ELi explains what’s in the long-awaited formal proposal, and what’s still missing.
The Park Place proposal as submitted by the developers for downtown East Lansing is full of surprises. ELi's Alice Dreger unpacks it, answers reader questions about the proposal, and tells you what's coming in the review process.