Kathi Terry grew up in East Lansing, and remembers downtown grocery stores, working at local businesses and skating down main roads in an ice storm. "Things have changed a lot," she tells ELi's Ann Kammerer, "but for the most part, you still get that same East Lansing feeling."
What do you do when you need a Good Witch and Bad Witch to round out your Emerald City? ELi's Somer Sodeman tells you how East Lansing's Wild Goose Inn got creative just in time for the City's Great Pumpkin Walk.
“They say it’s not what happens but what you do with what happens," says Diana Tarpoff. Ann Kammerer has the story of how Tarpoff turned grief over the death of her daughter into a creative writing competition that's going strong decades later.
The ELPD is investigating shots fired in the Grove Street ramp over the weekend. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports on the state of that investigation, and on what ELPD is doing to address downtown safety in general.
What will the resignation of MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon mean for the city of East Lansing? ELi's Alice Dreger provides some historical context, and ELi provides statements from East Lansing's Councilmembers.
If you've left some holiday shopping until the last minute because you're stumped about what to buy the "specialist" in your life? From growlers to Great Expectations, comic books to cigars, ELi's Jessy Gregg found a gift for everybody on your list, in downtown East Lansing.
Evan Dempsey spoke with East Lansing Library Director Kristin Shelley about how she sees her family's experience connecting to this year's One Book. He also brings our readers news of upcoming local events on A Long Way Home.
MSU is considering setting up a MASH-style field hospital to deal with the swamping of local emergency services caused by alcohol abuse during big game weekends. What other actions is the university taking to deal with party stress on East Lansing? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
To the delight of those of us who attended these colorful and upbeat events last year, the Kozmic Picnik and Second Line Parade will again be featured Saturday, June 24, at the East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival.