Melissa Dey Hasbrook prefers to vacation at Trout Lake between Christmas and New Year’s when it’s gorgeous and quiet and peaceful. She always wanted to live abroad but after living in Belgium, decided it was too “institutionally-oriented” and didn’t fit her “poetry culture.” In short, Lansing’s Melissa Dey Hasbrook is someone with whom you want to have a cup of Chai.
Jess and Ryan Knott are likely one of the most engaged, community-focused and approachable couples in the Capital region. Divvying up their time between work, study and groups and causes like the Lansing Derby Vixens and TEDx Lansing, they miraculously still manage to find time to discover their city and enjoy their beloved pets. Find out why they bleed green and white and love Lansing as much as they do.
Don't know what the Lansing Collective is? Then find out tonight at the Waterfront Bar and Grill for the Lansing Collective's First Birthday Bash!
The Wharton Center's summer Broadway camp, Taking it From the Top, melds passion, purpose and talent to bring a true Broadway experience to young performers. Broadway's brightest team works with Wharton to teach students how to shine.
For the better part of a decade, Jake and Sarah Pechtel have had many opportunities to leave Michigan. Their shared passion for the arts and culture has often left them wanting more than what the Lansing region has to offer. A few years ago, however, the couple officially made the decision to stay and invest in the area.
A suit-wearing, spatula-wielding Slayer fan who practices Intellectual Properties law during the day and plays fetch with his Border Collies at night and on weekends, Matt Wyman returned to Lansing after six years in the Windy City. As far as we're concerned, any attorney who loves The Big Lebowski, skydiving and making Lansing a better place in which to live and work is a vital addition to the community.