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Construction on cancer center scheduled to start before fall

Work on cancer treatment center is set to begin before this fall.

According to excerpts from the article:

A certificate of need for Compass Health Care’s Compass Cancer Center, 1525 W. Lake Lansing Road, was approved earlier this April by the Michigan Department of Community Health, a move that should allow construction to start before this fall.

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MSUFCU expands to new locations in, around E.L.

Michigan State University Federal Credit Union has opened a new East Lansing branch.

According to excerpts from that article:

The branch opened March 5 after moving from its previous location at 600 Crescent Road at the request of another tenant at the location, said April Clobes, MSUFCU’s executive vice president.

“It’s a great location for us, and a more visible and more convenient location,” Clobes said.

Since opening in March, Clobes said the branch has seen an increase of visitors, and more people have opened accounts compared to this time last year.

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East Lansing City Center II project work begins

Construction on the long-awaited East Lansing City Center II project is finally underway.

According to excerpts from the article:

The developer of the proposed $105 million City Center II development project in downtown East Lansing is moving ahead with demolition preparations even as City Council members pore over the latest plans for the project.

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Food trucks could move into E.L. with council approval

The East Lansing city council will consider a policy to allow food trucks to operate downtown.
 
According to excerpts from the article:

The policy revision builds on guidelines approved last year allowing food cart vendors to operate at three different locations in the city.
 
The revision would set aside space at two metered parking spaces near the Albert Avenue and Division Street intersection for two food trucks.

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Developer: Financing secured for City Center II in East Lansing

The developer of the East Lansing City Center II construction project says he has secured the financing to move forward on the $105 million mixed-use complex.
 
According to excerpts from the article:
 
Plans for City Center II, roughly 5.5 acres near the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Abbot Road and stretching to Valley Court Park, include a 110-room Hotel Indigo, owned by British hotel chain InterContinental Hotels Group; a performing arts theater associated with Michigan State University; for-rent apartments and townhomes and various retail and dining options.
 
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Art Museums Giving It the Old College Try

East Lansing's forthcoming art museum is one of several popping up at universities across the country. 

According to excerpts from the article:

WHEN it opens this fall, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University will be the latest in a series of new university art museums that have opened around the country.

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East Lansing celebrates nation's oldest LGBT nondiscrimination law

The City of East Lansing is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the nation's first-of-its kind nondiscrimination law that protected people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

According to excerpts from the article:

On March 7, 1972, at the urging of the Gay Liberation Movement student group at Michigan State University, the city adopted a law prohibiting the firing or discrimination of a person based on "sex or homosexuality." City Council passed that first law, which applied only to city hiring practices, by a 4 to 1 vote.

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Wells Hall Starbucks proves successful

The new Starbucks on MSU's campus is a success, according to patrons and workers.

According to excerpts from the article:

From the company’s drinks and food items, nearly 850 to 900 faculty, staff and student customers have found their caffeine fix each day at the central campus location, said Michelle Pell, the Starbucks operational coordinator at MSU.

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Six Lounge Hookah & Smoke Shop celebrates official grand opening

A new smoke shop and lounge has opened in Downtown East Lansing.

According to excerpts from the article:

The lounge, located at 400 Albert Ave., opened for business Jan. 23, but held its grand opening this weekend, which featured a disc jockey with dance music and a light show.

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Mich. garment leaders off to Turkey to talk trade

East Lansing non-profit Prima Civitas is leading a trade mission to Istanbul with the Michigan Garment Industry Council.

According to excerpts from the article:

Members of the Michigan Garment Industry Council and economic development officials from around the state plan to attend Istanbul Fashion Week and meet with Turkish businesses and investors during their visit.

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New E.L. Great Clips location brings competition downtown

A new salon will soon be joining the business mix in Downtown East Lansing.

According to excerpts from the article:

Students will have a new place to get their hair cut when Great Clips opens a new store on the corner of Grand River Avenue and M.A.C. Avenue in February.

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Construction on $7.9M St. Anne Lofts project moves forward

The $7.9 million, 40,000-square foot residential project in  East Lansing is now underway.

According to excerpts from the article:

Construction of the St. Anne Lofts in downtown East Lansing will continue through the winter in anticipation of an August opening.

Crews already have razed two commercial buildings at 213-217 Ann St. to make way for a four-story residential and commercial building.

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A taste of elegance: MSU's $13M renovation of Case Hall cafeteria has Michigan, Great Lakes flavor

Michigan State University recently invested $13 million upgrading the cafeteria of Case Hall.

According to excerpt from the article:

It cost $13 million to turn the Case Hall cafeteria into South Pointe, a space redone in stainless steel and reclaimed wood where students have their pick of sushi, fresh crepes and regionally sourced entrees, alongside more typical college fare.

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New billiards lounge opens in East Lansing

Downtown East Lansing has a new spot for nightlife. 


According to excerpts from the story:

Heart Beats, 301 M.A.C. Ave., a combination billiards, karaoke and Chinese gaming lounge, will open for business after about nine months of planning and development between Chen and a team of four other business partners and MSU students.

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New billiards lounge opens in East Lansing

An innovative new entertainment business opens in East Lansing.

According to excerpts from the article:

Heart Beats, 301 M.A.C. Ave., a combination billiards, karaoke and Chinese gaming lounge, will open for business after about nine months of planning and development between Chen and a team of four other business partners and MSU students.

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