The holidays aren’t always a joyous time for everyone. Sometimes, it can trigger negative feelings and memories, such as grief. The holidays can act as a reminder of the loss of a loved one and can sometimes force us to realize how much our lives changed without that person.
Transforming lives and restoring hope in the Heartside community, Dégagé Ministries is a Christ-centered, non-profit organization that offers valuable programming and services to homeless and disadvantaged individuals in Grand Rapids. To commemorate its impact on the community, the ministry is hosting this year’s “Celebrate Dégagé.”
There is no better time than the holidays to celebrate with loved ones, relax and eat! Festive bites are a mainstay of most holiday gatherings, but long menus and complicated recipes can stress out even the most seasoned host. This year, why not throw together a crowd-pleasing, no-cooking-required cheese and charcuterie platter?
With the biggest meal of the year on the calendar this month, West Michigan brewers are ready to feast.
Internationally renowned musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York visit Grand Rapids this week to kick off the 2018-2019 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center series at St. Cecilia Music Center.
One professor’s love for Haiti has blossomed into community engagement and service learning opportunities for students, a quest for Haitian art, and an exhibit that features all three and more.
The woman who owns a lingerie business probably has a husband who appreciates that sort of thing, right? That’s not the case for Elise Kutt, owner and founder of Naughty Bettie, the new European influenced lingerie boutique.
What’s better than shopping for luxury clothing, shoes and accessories? Doing it in pajamas from your couch. Just in time for the holiday season, A.K Rikk’s has launched an ecommerce site to make your shopping experience even more convenient and enjoyable.
Matt Overdevest grew up in the central valley of California, an area abundant with agriculture, so maybe it’s not a surprise that he pursued a career as a chef.
Spend an afternoon checking out the “fantastic creatures” of John Ball Zoo or wake up early for an outdoor fitness session followed by coffee in igloos at Outside Coffee Co. You can also help The Mitten celebrate its sixth birthday, hear from area storytellers spinning tales for national Telebration, and check out winter fashions from Burton during a runway show at The BOB.