News Flash

Posted on: August 23, 2018

Imagine the Avenue: Engaging Residents in City Design Plans

Imagine the Avenue Arts Night Out Event

By Jaime DiMoff, edited by Martha Fedorowicz

Have you ever imagined the road you drive down everyday becoming something completely new and different? Imagine the Avenue, a week-long event hosted by the City of Lansing and the Capital Area Transportation Au...

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Neighborhood Stories: 1st Ward
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Ahptic Productions: Fostering Lansing’s Artistic Community

By: Clark Kingston

You may not know their name, but you’ve most likely seen their work. Ahptic Productions, located in Lansing’s 1st ward, is a full service production and post production company specializing in film and video. Since 19...

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Neighborhood Stories: 1st Ward

News Flash

Posted on: November 9, 2018

Citizen’s Academy Participant Profile: Angeline Boughner

Angie Citizens Academy

By: Taylor Lynch

Born and raised in the City of Lansing, Angeline Boughner has been an active participant in the Lansing community for a good part of her life.  When asked what aspects of the community she enjoys the most, Angeline replied, &l...

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Neighborhood Stories: 2nd Ward
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Neighbor Profile: Neighbors of Scott Woods’ Jim DeLine

Jim DeLine Addresses Picnic Attendees

By: Sydney Taylor

Edits By: Martha Fedorowicz

Jim DeLine is the president of the Neighbors of Scott Woods neighborhood association in Lansing’s 2nd Ward. After retiring from a career at the City of Lansing, DeLine wanted to stay engaged in the com...

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Neighborhood Stories: 2nd Ward
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Getting the Perfect Shot

Camera Shop 1

By: Sydney Taylor

Edits By: Martha Fedorowicz

Though its name may be simple and to the point, The Camera Shop, located on Pennsylvania Avenue, is more than just that--it's a business that’s been bringing Lansing residents from across the ...

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Neighborhood Stories: 2nd Ward

News Flash

Posted on: August 8, 2018

Enriching the Local Community One Interaction at a Time: The Boys and Girls Club of Lansing

Boys and Girls Club of Lansing

By: Taylor Lynch

Edits By: Martha Fedorowicz

The Boys and Girls Club of Lansing, located on Pleasant Grove in Lansing’s 3rd Ward, originally opened its doors over 40 years ago as The Boys Club of Lansing. The facility was intended to &...

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Neighborhood Stories: 3rd Ward

News Flash

Posted on: November 27, 2018

Participatory Budget Nights: Empowering Residents to be Civically Engaged

Mayor Schor working with participants to build their budgets

A partnership between the City of Lansing’s Finance Department and its Department of Neighborhoods & Citizen Engagement might not seem like the most obvious of partnerships. According to the City Charter, the mission of the Finance Departmen...

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Neighborhood Stories: 4th Ward
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Juice Nation: A Family-Owned Business focused on Getting Lansing Healthy

Juice Nation in Old Town

Talk to any member of the Richard family about their family-owned and operated business for at least five minutes and you’ll undoubtedly hear them crediting the work of another member of the family. “My wife Tameko is the one who knows...

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Neighborhood Stories: 4th Ward