ilume plans expansion at site of old Douglas Park, 4242 Cedar Springs apartments

Ilume has acquired the large vacant lot across Cedar Springs to the north and west, which once was home to the Douglas Park and 4242 Cedar Springs apartment complexes. According to the press release that I’ve posted after the jump, ilume developer the Crosland Group plans a 240-unit expansion on the 3.88 acres. We’ll have more in Friday’s Voice.

—  John Wright

'The Jack E. Jett Show' to broadcast from ilume for December

Jack E. Jett is movin’ on up to the new Cedar Springs hotspot. Teaming up with Luke Crosland from the Crosland Group, Jett has created Radio ilume for the month of December. His first special guest co-host for the new radio adventure is legendary local TV personality, Bobby Wygant. His special guests list is pretty hot too.

This week he’ll have retired NBA player and gay advocate John Amaechi, Hal Sparks from Queer As Folk, Ed Asner, The Price is Right‘s Bob Barker and Debbie Reynolds who Jett describes as “a pre-Madonna queen’s best friend.”

If the cold is going to keep you in, you can catch the Jack E. Jett Show on 1360 AM Rational Radio, or at RationalRadio.org at 1 p.m on Saturday and Sunday. Or even stream it video-style by visiting Ustream.com and search for the show by name. But who knows — he might let you peek in if you show up.

—  Rich Lopez