Study: Michigan ranks third-best state to visit this fall

Michigan placed third in a new list ranking 2020’s best and worst states to visit this fall.

Grand Rapids design pro joins Value City Furniture

Value City Furniture announced interior design guru, online content creator and author Farah Merhi will serve as its first designer looks style expert.

Connecting with nature

Nick Nortier brings nature back to the forefront.

Kellogg giving away ‘Special K Blursday Go-Away’ kits

Kellogg is giving Special K lovers a chance to beat the “Blursday” feeling with a kit containing seven cereal flavors and other goodies for each day of the week.

Holland Museum explores history of political memorabilia

The Holland Museum is rolling out a new exhibit, Election Reflection: Memorabilia from Holland, starting Oct. 2.

Abstract introspection

Local artist Chelsea Michal Garter wears many hats. In addition to making art, she styles hair and designs tattoos, but painting is where her heart is.

Body Mind Being Institute resumes trauma-informed yoga workshops

The Body Mind Being Institute relaunched its yoga training program in an online format.

Brewer’s Guild announces AlePrize to highlight local artists

Following the cancellation of ArtPrize because of COVID-19, the Beer City Brewers Guild convened to devise a creative workaround that celebrates local art and beer.


Jasmine Bruce uses art to transform and heal.

Studio Park hosts film screening, community conversation on mental health

A free, outdoor film screening and community conversation on mental health and addiction is taking place at Celebration Cinema's Studio Park.

Uptown GR to add new murals, art installations

Uptown Grand Rapids Inc. will continue its initiative to support local artists by adding new installations and murals to the buildings of businesses this month.

Eastern Floral celebrates 70 years with Spreading Joy campaign

Family-owned florist Eastern Floral marked 70 years of business this year and is celebrating with a new campaign.

Turkey Trot goes virtual for 2020

The Grand Rapids Turkey Trot will continue its longstanding tradition this fall despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Black-owned fashion retailer opening in downtown Grand Rapids

Mel Styles on Monday announced the grand opening of its first physical studio this weekend.

Understanding suicide

Experts say suicide is preventable.

Making moves

Thanks to the current health crisis, more people seem to be evaluating their careers and doing a lot of introspection right now.

Bold blacks

Statement blacks are here to stay.

County road agencies unveil best roads to see fall colors

County road agencies throughout Michigan released lists of the best roads for viewing fall colors this year.

Office style

Creativity and necessity come together for these three people who have made space for work at home.

Dégagé Ministries moves forward with Pillowcase Project

An art exhibit originally planned for ArtPrize is moving ahead despite the competition’s cancellation.




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