Leo’s Coney Island opening in downtown East Lansing

By Cortni Moore
Entirely East Lansing staff writer

EAST LANSING — A Leo’s Coney Island, part of the Detroit chain, is to open in East Lansing Nov. 5. The fact that the Coney Island is based in Detroit has some people banking on its success in the East Lansing area despite the recent closing of National Coney Island, which opened in 2009. Alyssa Deplonty, 22, MSU arts and humanities graduate, says the restaurant will be more successful than the nearby hot dog spots. “There are a lot of people from the Detroit area here at State so more people would go.