For two years author Matthew Desmond lived among eight Milwaukee families dealing with eviction and struggling to maintain permanent housing. His book, “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” is this year’s One Book One Community selection. ELi's Amalia Medina brings us the story.
“We want better government, we deserve better government and we can have better government.” Lisa Babcock, candidate for City Council, believes East Lansing needs a change of leadership. ELi's Brad Minor brings us a profile of her candidacy.
East Lansing Middle and High School students have flocked to the East Lansing Public Library after school for decades. Recently, library staff has adopted new policies to deal with teen behavior. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports.
This Saturday, local musician Matt Borghi brings his ambient, improvisational brand of music to the East Lansing Public Library. According to Borghi, it might be "the best thing that you do for your peace of mind all week."
Books on Tap is only one of the East Lansing Public Library's regular book clubs, but it's the only one where you can discuss your latest read over drinks and dinner. Christopher Wardell has the story.
Sell the Hannah Community Center, parking system, and soccer fields? De-fund social services for seniors and persons with disabilities? Ask the voters for a property tax increase? Council has started talking about what to do, now that the income tax proposal has failed.