City Council is set to take up the controversial Center City District site plan and $55 million TIF plan this Tuesday. The project calls for private development on public land. The developers have announced they will reveal the latest version of the proposal the day before.
Last night, East Lansing's Planning Commission split 4-4 on the question of whether City Council should approve the Center City District proposal. We have the details and information on what to expect next.
City Council has postponed its hearing on the Center City District proposal. Target has announced it wants to be the major retailer in the new space. Development professionals are alternately praising and criticizing the way the proposal is playing out. What's the story?
For 33 years, an East Lansing City ordinance has required that any establishment serving alcohol must take in at least 50% of its revenue from food sales. At last night's discussion-only meeting, City Council agreed to revisit the rule. Jessy Gregg reports.
Want to know what's being proposed for the Center City District project? Which businesses might stay, go, and come? How tall it will be and what it will offer? How you can weigh in? ELi has you covered.
Luke Hackney, President and CEO of downtown business RetroDuck.com, calls East Lansing "the City I love," and has worked to support everything from the arts to downtown parking solutions. Rosalind Arch reports.