Taking care of aging pets: Part 2

As pets age, focusing on their quality of life is most important.

Carol’s Ferals shifts to trap-neuter-return focus

A nonprofit that works to end feline overpopulation in West Michigan is discontinuing pet adoption services and transitioning back to its trap-neuter-return focus for cats born in the wild.

Organizers bring Really Really Free Market to town

An event that will offer up completely free goods and products to the public is coming to the Fulton Street Farmers Market this month.

Two GRPM exhibitions scheduled to close

Under the Arctic and Sean Kenney’s Wild Connections Made with Lego Bricks exhibitions will be leaving the Grand Rapids Public Museum soon.

Taking care of aging pets: Part 1

As pets age, focusing on their quality of life is most important.

Cannabis retailer launches product to mark Clean Slate legislation

To commemorate Michigan's Clean Slate legislation, Fluresh of Grand Rapids will be donating $1 for every pack sold of its new Creamberry 1/8 Jars and 5ct Pre-Rolls to support statewide expungement efforts.

Grand Rapids author writes book about wife’s battle with cancer

In his book “Char’s Gift: A Remarkable Story of Hope Through the Storms of Life,” Grand Rapids author Steve Harryman shares the journey he shared alongside his late wife Char.

Partners announce festival of outdoor exercise classes

The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, city of Grand Rapids, Experience Grand Rapids, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. and SweatNET Grand Rapids, among others, are teaming up to launch Grand Rapids Fitness Fest from April 30-May 9.

Bestselling Michigan author to release sixth novel next month

Wade Rouse, an internationally bestselling Michigan author based in Saugatuck, is releasing his sixth novel “The Clover Girls” in May.

Tulip Time Festival unveils new, returning events

The annual Tulip Time Festival, scheduled for May 1-9 in Holland, will return this year with new and recurring events that are in compliance with the updated Michigan Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 guidelines.

Avenue for the Arts launches Community Supported Art

Avenue for the Arts will roll out the inaugural season of Community Supported Art, which aims to support local art, artists and collectors.

Nana’s Run returns as in-person event

The annual Nana’s Run will return to downtown Grand Rapids on May 1.

West Michigan Vaccine Clinic expands eligibility to everyone 16 and over

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place is expanding vaccine availability to everyone age 16 and older, effective immediately.

Meijer Gardens to host virtual gardening series

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will host a new Virtual Secchia Garden Lecture series at 7 p.m. Tuesday and April 13.

Lake Michigan Credit Union launches annual $50,000 home makeover sweepstakes

Lake Michigan Credit Union announced the launch of its ninth annual Home Makeover Sweepstakes with a grand prize of $50,000.

Michigan bird sanctuary adds new activities to trail path

W.K Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in Augusta introduced pages from a storybook to the trails for visitors to read as they walk.

Perrin Brewing highlights local artisans

Perrin Brewing is honoring local makers with the Craftsmanship Series of videos highlighting Michigan artists and their stories.

Grand Rapids wants you to name new turf-painting robot

The Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is asking for the public’s help in naming its new Turf Tank painting robot.

JW Marriott offers staycation hotel packages

JW Marriott Grand Rapids is offering new staycation packages for its guests that include various food specials. 

Let’s get ready to tumble

The laundry room is arguably one of the hardest-working spaces in a home, yet it’s often the most neglected when it comes to design.




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