MDOT calls on community to name snowplows

Michigan Department of Transportation snowplows now will have a special and personal touch on the department's interactive Mi Drive map.

WMCAT teen artists partner with X-Rite and Pantone on social justice apparel

Teen artists from the West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology and the social enterprise print shop Ambrose teamed up with X-Rite and Pantone to create apparel that addresses social justice issues in West Michigan and beyond.

AI-enabled fitness studio opening in Grand Rapids

The Exercise Coach, a “smart” fitness studio, will open in Grand Rapids on Wednesday.

Meijer Gardens unveils new Welcome Center with soft opening

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park had a soft opening of its new 69,000-square-foot Welcome Center at 9 a.m. Monday.

ArtPrize set to return in 2021

ArtPrize will be returning later this year after the competition was canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Winter cozy

Five tips for transforming your space for winter.

Winter wellness 101

Winter is typically cold and flu season, but this year, diagnoses could get a bit trickier with COVID-19 lurking around every corner.

Annual coding event draws more than 2,300 students

More than 2,300 West Michigan third, fourth and fifth grade students from 24 schools learned computer programming basics during West Michigan Tech Talent’s virtual Hour of Code event.

Small business gives away $35K in scrubs to health care workers

A local apparel company said “Merry Christmas” to over 800 frontline workers with the gift of free scrubs this holiday season.

Muskegon Museum of Art showcases Native American art exhibitions

The Muskegon Museum of Art is featuring three contemporary art exhibitions by Native American artists.

Snowshoe your way through the winter

Snowshoeing is one of the easiest activities out there.

Crowdfunding campaign launches for Muskegon Rails Project murals

Muskegon, Muskegon Heights and Norton Shores will soon enjoy a series of murals on two railroad overpass bridges along Seaway Drive with the support of a new crowdfunding campaign.

Irish Jig 5K will return in 2022

The Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K race will resume in 2022.

Bringing the heat

Local brand Merrell is keeping you warm while you play.

Eastern Floral launches subscription plans

Eastern Floral announced two new subscription programs: plant of the month and a customizable flower subscription, available at all of its West Michigan locations.

Closets by Design to open first West Michigan location

A local businessman is opening a franchise of a custom closet organization business to help West Michigan get organized.

GRPM offers educational programs during holiday break

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will be offering educational programs for first through sixth graders from Dec. 21-30.

Timeless winter magic

Here’s where to eat, shop, play and stay when you visit the Motor City.

Marketplace for local makers launches at Studio Park

Studio C, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. and the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce opened the Marketplace at Studio Park on Friday.

Downtown Holland offers children’s coloring contest

In place of its traditional Santa Claus visits, canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Downtown Holland is providing a coloring contest for area kids this year.




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