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Gay Marriage Affirmed by Court

Gay Marriage Affirmed by Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has legalized gay marriage nationwide. Mayor Virg Bernero issued a positive statement concerning the ruling stating that, "It is a sweet victory indeed for justice and equal protection under the law for all citizens." Click "learn more" to read the full statement. 
Mobile Food Pantry

Mobile Food Pantry

Lansing's monthly Mobile Food Pantry will be held at the Friendship Baptist Church, July 18, 2015 from 9:00-11:00 AM. The HRCS Department will be distributing free, non-perishable food items. Participants must bring a valid ID and a box or bag to carry the items.
Police/Community Discussion

Police/Community Discussion

City officials, partners & community members took part in a roundtable discussion regarding best practices in police-community relations with special guest Cincinnati Judge Cheryl Grant. Mayor Bernero & the LPD will continue to engage the community to help strengthen police-community relations.
Lansing Sister Cities Awarded

Lansing Sister Cities Awarded

The Lansing Regional Sister Cities Commission (LRSCC) announced today that the organization has won the 2015 Sister Cities International Innovation in Arts & Culture Award for cities with a population between 100,001 and 500,000. 
Great Lakes Media Center

Great Lakes Media Center

The members of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, on the site of the new Karole L. White Great Lakes Media Center located in downtown Lansing. 
LPD Body-worn Camera Project

LPD Body-worn Camera Project

The Lansing Police Department will be testing several different models of body-worn cameras on a trial basis to determine the best technology for the Lansing officers. Full deployment for this project is expected in late fall of this year. 
$1 Million for Lansing Promise

$1 Million for Lansing Promise

Mayor Bernero recently presented the Key to the City to Lansing native Earvin "Magic" Johnson at the Lansing Promise Scholarship Dinner. Johnson (and friends) gave $800,000 of the $1 Million raised. The scholarship is a shining success, due largely to the dedication of the local Promise Board. 
New Look for Lugnuts Home

New Look for Lugnuts Home

Mayor Bernero joined Lansing Lugnuts owner Tom Dickson, and LEAP President & CEO Bob Trezise to cut the ribbon on the $13.5 million renovation project at Cooley Law School Stadium.
Mayor's Upstander Awards

Mayor's Upstander Awards

As part of a City/Lansing School District partnership against bullying, the Mayor established the "Upstander Awards" program to recognize students who meet established criteria like peacefully standing up to bullying. The awards will include small scholarships, which are being funded online.
This Is My Downtown

This Is My Downtown

Take part in a new social media campaign that highlights downtown Lansing residents, businesses, visitors and professionals who take pride in Michigan’s Capital City. We hope to see you downtown soon!
2015 MBK Action Summit Photos

2015 MBK Action Summit Photos

The MY Lansing 2015 MBK Action Summit was held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Foster Community Center. Here are some photographs that were taken during that event:
Common Ground: Meghan Trainor
07/07/15 • 7:00PM - 11:00PM
The Common Ground Music Festival features an impressive array of headline, national-level entertainment each night on mulitple stages at Adado Riverfront Park in the... More
Dad Talk: What it Means to be a Man
07/08/15 • 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Fun, educational, interactive, “Dad Talk” with Fatherhood Facilitator Jonathan Lawrence. Come and unleash the great father that lies within you! Evidence-based... More
Common Ground: Jane's Addiction
07/08/15 • 7:00PM - 11:00PM
The Common Ground Music Festival features an impressive array of headline, national-level entertainment each night on mulitple stages at Adado Riverfront Park in the... More
CART: Trash, Recycling and Yard Waste Collections Delayed Due to Memorial Day Holiday
05/25/15
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, City of Lansing refuse, recycling and yard waste collections will be delayed by one day during the week of May 25th. Thursday collections... More
Lansing Police Burglar Alarm Information
04/30/15
I have had my burglar alarm for years, why do I have to get a permit now? On March 1st of 2006, the City of Lansing updated it’s out dated alarm Ordinance.... More
CART: Seasonal Yard Waste Collections Begins the Week of April 13, 2015
04/09/15
Residents can begin setting out leaves, grass clippings and other yard waste materials at the curbside on a weekly basis beginning the week of April 13, 2015. Materials... More
BWL: Downtown Lansing Traffic Circle to Reopen Sunday
07/05/15
BWL’s Full Steam Ahead project on track The traffic circle at the intersection of Michigan Ave. and Washington Sq. in downtown Lansing will reopen to traffic on... More
Street Closings and Lane Restrictions for the Independence Day Parade
07/04/15
The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces the following street and lane closures will be in effect on Saturday, July 4, 2015 in order to accommodate the... More
Common Ground Music Festival To Close Downtown Streets
07/01/15
The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces the following vehicular travel restrictions will be in effect beginning on Wednesday July 1, 2015 through Wednesday... More
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