Report: Michigan 11th worst state for older workers

A new study found Michigan is near the bottom of a list of states that are good for working seniors.

Sensational style

On stage or on the street, Bux Dhyne's style turns heads.

Bullying behaviors

As kids return to the classroom, help them face bullying.

The king of hospitality

Reflections on ‘Night Mayor’ George Aquino by his goddaughter.

Meijer to partner with local artists

Meijer is inviting local artists to share their talents.

A trip to the orchard

Learn which apple varieties make the tastiest dishes.

Nonprofit donates 100,000 diapers to local parents

Alpha Grand Rapids (AGR) achieved its goal of donating 100,000 diapers since January 2021, impacting 1,100 families connected to the organization.

Wake up the coffee bar

A well-designed coffee bar will help you enjoy your mornings.

Cannabis company introduces new terpene-focused brand

Michigan-based cannabis grower and retailer Fluresh released a new, plant-forward brand — Carbon by Fluresh.

City opening library of gear for outdoor recreation

The city of Grand Rapids is opening a library to provide more equitable access to outdoor activities in underserved communities.

CHC shares trauma-informed practices

As the Children’s Healing Center (CHC) looks ahead to World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, the organization is emphasizing the importance of mental health while caring for those who have experienced medical trauma.

Meijer offers pumpkins from local farms

Meijer expects to sell 500,000 locally grown pumpkins this year as customers begin looking for the perfect pumpkin this season.  

Wolverine partners with distillery on limited-edition boots

Wolverine joined up with a Kentucky distillery for the second time to produce a new limited-edition boot that will support workers in the skilled trades.

Bissell ranked 39th among most dog-friendly workplaces

Seattle-based Rover released a nationwide report noting Grand Rapids-based Bissell Homecare as the 39th most dog-friendly work culture, during a year where 77% of Americans placed more importance on working for a dog-friendly company.

KCHD delivers COVID-19 booster shots

The Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine is now available for eligible individuals as of Tuesday, Sept. 28, at all three Kent County Health Department (KCHD) locations.

A new day for art in Grand Rapids

The city is poised for a resurgence of art.

Vitality Bowls launches new savory menu items in Grand Rapids

Superfood café Vitality Bowls is launching new savory menu items that are available exclusively in Grand Rapids.

Faith Hospice introduces plans for grief support center

Faith Hospice has announced plans to construct a grief support center at its Trillium Woods inpatient facility to address an increasing need for bereavement services in West Michigan.

International bridal boutique settles into Grand Rapids

A world-class bridal boutique has announced the opening of its new Grand Rapids store.

Little Space Studio curates ‘Our Reflections’ ArtPrize exhibit

Visitors to the Harris Building during ArtPrize will be invited to reflect on the human condition via an exhibit featuring work by 12 artists.




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