Local Businesses

ELFCO May Reopen as Year-Round Farmers' Market

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Board of the East Lansing Food Co-op is moving forward with plans to reopen as a year-round farmers' market, and they're looking for space in East Lansing. Jessy Gregg reports.

Ordinance Change Could Mean More Hotels and Motels

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

If, at its meeting tonight, Council approves a zoning change recommended by Planning Commission, we could see more hotels and motels in East Lansing, particularly in certain areas. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Local Recycling Business Ensures Many Happy Returns

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

According to his mother, one East Lansing man is "using the charactersitics of his autism as his strength" in starting a bottle and can recycling service. Ann Kammerer has the story.

Diversity Festival Draws Large Crowd

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Responding to the local appearance of a white nationalist group, hundreds of area residents gathered yesterday for a Celebration of Diversity Festival at All Saints Episcopal Church. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Ask ELi: Why Is Georgio’s Closed?

Monday, February 12, 2018

A reader asked why the Georgio’s Pizza at 1010 East Grand River Avenue (just east of Bogue Street) is closed up with a fence around it. ELi brings the answer.

Political Retaliation Suspected, But Documents Suggest Otherwise

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Did Bell's Pizza receive a notice of violation on its shed because the business played host to the "Vote No" campaign on the income tax? ELi used the Freedom of Information Act to see what we could find. Kepler Domurat-Sousa reports.

Council Votes to Postpone Decision on Marijuana Provisioning Centers

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Based on the number of issues and questions arising during last night's public hearing, City Council decided to defer action on Ordinance 1416, which regulates the location of medical marijuana provisioning centers, until their January 9th meeting. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Stumped by a "Niche" Gift? Options Abound in Downtown EL

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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.