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.”
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.
Whether you’re shopping early or waiting until the last minute, you’ll be able to knock out that Christmas list with these six holiday artists markets.
Will you take the Short & Brutal or the Long & Difficult trail? That is the question participants’ in the Dirty Duel face as they start off their 5K pursuit at Robinette’s & Provin Trails on Saturday. Either choice will challenge racers’ mettle.
Six areas along the Grand River are slated for a major transformation as part of the River for All project, but the project’s completion is still years away.
“Housing is a basic right that everyone deserves,” Andrea Martin, housing coordinator at Arbor Circle, said. Yet, according to Arbor Circle’s website, there are over 3,300 youths who experience homelessness every day in West Michigan. “We want to get the word out so people understand that youth homelessness does exist in their communities even if they don’t always see it,” Martin said.
Hunker down. Burrow in. Get as comfortable as the season allows. Practice your hygge and as winter approaches, layer up with soft clothing and collect items for the home that seductively whisper: sit, rest and stay…
Local yoga studio the Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse has a bi-annual tradition of daring its students to 30 days of yoga. Every October and February, yogis choose to enroll in the “30 Day Dare,” with the intention of taking thirty yoga classes throughout the course of the month.