Weather is a treat for Bacca

Ellen Bacca was named WOOD TV8’s chief meteorologist in July 2021, heading up an esteemed crew of weathercasters.

The best is all right here

Each year, Grand Rapids Magazine readers get to declare the Best Of Grand Rapids winners. Readers then get to add a long directory of people, places, and things to eat and drink to their see-and-do list, courtesy of suggestions from people with similar interests.

Making his mark

Michael Pfleghaar came to Grand Rapids in 1983.

The beverage evolution four years later

Mitch Ermatinger has been a pretty solid indicator of the Grand Rapids beverage scene, at least for me.

Holiday celebrations for all occasions

The holiday season is important to almost everyone in West Michigan, but not everyone celebrates in the same way. The term “holidays” means different things to different people, but for the most part it’s a chance to enjoy the company of family and friends while honoring traditions and making lifelong memories.

The ABCs of CBD

CBD is a huge buzzword nowadays in the health world, but what does that really mean and what can cannabidiol do for an average person?

Lifetime achievement

Five athletes of varying ages share their fitness stories.

Power life with smoothies

From providing essential vitamins and minerals to supporting your immune system and energizing your body, smoothies can be great as either a meal or a snack to get you through the day. Smoothies provide a variety of benefits, and there are countless recipes to target various health concerns.

Prepare for virtual doctor visits

The use of telemedicine has skyrocketed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. With its increased popularity, health care professionals and patients have been adapting to the online appointment method.

School, artists and apples highlight fall

The sounds of football are back in the air, the smell of wet leaves and pumpkin spice is near and the crisp tartness of apple cider soon will be back on the tongue.




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