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Christopher Nagy

Christopher Nagy is an editor for M3 Group. He is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and has more than 25 years of experience in journalism. His three Essential Truths of Life are: Mounds over Almond Joy, Red Vines over Twizzlers and Skor over Heath.

Articles by Christopher Nagy


Five Facts about Building a Backyard Bounty

It’s that time of year. As spring begins its lean into early summer, more thoughts are turning to getting outdoors and back into the home garden. Whether you…

Local Artist finds Inspiration in Entryways

How you view a doorway might say a lot about who you are as a person. On the one hand, a door can be considered a means to keep out unwanted guests and di…

Five Financial Jobs that are Off the Beaten Path

When you think about a career in finance, thoughts might turn to the 9-to-5 desk job in the cold, corporate, gray-flannel world. However, the scope of financ…

Details are the Difference with DeWitt Design-focused Makeover Business

Stephanie Murray makes a living by seeing beyond what is, focusing on what could be and bringing that vision to life. Revitalizing spaces with a new look,…

GM Announces $3B Investment in Greater Lansing

General Motors is investing $3 billion into the Lansing area as part of a larger $7 billion plan for electric vehicle development and manufacturing in four M…

Freeman Finds Enlightenment, Empowerment in Helping

That proclamation is how Renee Morgan Freeman closes every email, and it is a sentiment that the department coordinator for the city of Lansing’s Human Relat…

Why Women Leaders Matter

More voices at the table is important for any business Despite growing public interest in seeing women advance in the workplace, they still remain underre…

Community Keeps Jones Grounded and as a Guide for the Greater Good

There is a common thread that links the two starkly different worlds of Sheri Jones, stretching from her quiet, rural roots in the small Muskegon County vill…

Recipe: Holiday Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

That’s right. We entered the 517 Magazine test kitchen to do a remix on Nat King Cole’s Christmas classic. These savory appetizers will be the star of your h…

Picking Main Street Over Mall Street

Big things come in small packages. Going small can make a big difference where you live when it comes to holiday shopping. The ripples of investing in local …

emPOWer Lansing Founder Helps Residents Win Life’s Small Victories

Brian Daniels was still a student sitting in a U.S. classroom when the bombs that would upend his life more than a year later were concealed in the ground ha…

Shaking Off the Handshake

That firm handshake that your parents always said would show people you’re serious may be going the way of paper resumes and dial-up internet access in the b…

Silver Bells Ring Through Lansing Nov. 19

A holiday tradition returns to downtown Lansing this month as Silver Bells in the City takes over the downtown district to mark the start of the holiday seas…

Young Professionals Honored at 10 Over the Next Ten

They are names residents might as well familiarize themselves with now — because they’ll likely be oft-repeated in the years to come as their contributions t…

True Crime is the Focus at Popular REO Town Bookstore

You’re never really working if you love the work you do — even if what you love to do tends to slightly veer into the shadowed corners of the strange and lur…