“Let’s support our businesses now, so that we can continue to support them later.” The Place Project has officially started in East Lansing

East Lansing businesses have been struggling since the pandemic hit last spring.

On Feb. 20, the city kicked off the Weekend Warrior Program, dedicated to using outdoor spaces created by the Place Project, an economic recovery plan to support East Lansing businesses. After a year of COVID-19 restrictions, this is a glimpse of normal life today for East Lansing residents.

“It’s the same education in a different space.” East Lansing prepares for in-person instruction

As East Lansing prepares to bring students back for in-person learning for the first time, students and teachers alike are anxious to return to normal — but many recognize that it won’t quite be the same.

After nearly a full year of remote learning, East Lansing secondary schools are planning to return to in-person instruction on March 1. Elementary schools are returning Feb. 22.