Grand Rapids 2017 Mud Run Announced

Organizers of the 2017 Grand Rapids Mud Run, a mud filled 5K, promise to up the anti this year with new obstacles and rearranged favorites.
Lands' End expedition parka female model

Lands’ End is opening its Grand Rapids store

A retailer of “timeless style” is about to open its first store in Grand Rapids.
female model in tweed at Victoria Beckham's fall 2019 runway show

Heritage haus

Stock up on this month's trendiest styles.
Von Maur exterior Woodland Mall

Von Maur department store opens

A long-anticipated department store is ready for shoppers.
Stoffer Home interior design showroom

An Open-Door Look at Interior Design

When Jean Stoffer was running her interior design business out of her home, it meant projects spilling over into almost every available space, coupled with a growing staff and client visits that forced the issue.
Mel Trotter Ministries thrift store interior purses and women's shoes

Mel Trotter opening 2 more thrift stores

A nonprofit that serves homeless residents is opening two new thrift stores in the area.

Photo gallery: Grand Rapids photographer captures empty city streets, RiverTown mall

Grand Rapids photographer Brett Farmer traveled downtown and to Grandville to showcase how the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order has eliminated most traffic.
Marie La Mode T-shirts and denim shorts

Women’s fashion store is closing

A women’s clothing boutique in town is closing.
Lands' End fall female model

Lands’ End opening first Grand Rapids store

A retailer that sells "timeless style" for women, men, children and the home is coming to Grand Rapids.
Blain's Farm & Fleet closet organization

Blain’s department store is coming

A Midwest retailer is continuing its West Michigan expansion.
Madewell female model oversized jean jacket

Denim retailer opens in Breton Village

A denim-focused retailer has opened in a local shopping center.
Sephora makeup cosmetics model

Sephora is opening a new store

A beauty retailer is planning to open a new store in the area.
Girlpalooza lip gloss tubes

Apply a new lip gloss line

A local entrepreneur has launched a line of “cruelty-free, vegan lip glosses” geared toward young girls.
QoQonut hair model

Show Boutique & Salon opening downtown

A longtime stylist is opening a new salon and boutique in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids.
Shannon Andrus reflexology

A footnote for better health

Your feet might just hold the secret to better health.

‘Fixer Upper’ Star Brings Magnolia Home Décor to Midwest

Waco, Texas isn’t the only place to go if you want to capture the Magnolia Home style seen on HGTV’s “Fixer Upper.”
Waxology waxing sticks

Waxing studio finds new space

A waxing studio is moving to a major retail corridor in town.
Urban Outfitters exterior Woodland Mall

Urban Outfitters opens first store in West Michigan

A “lifestyle” retailer focused on “inspiring customers” has opened its first location in West Michigan.
Spoke Cycling/Strength exterior pre-open Breton Village

Indoor cycling studio coming to Breton Village

A new indoor cycling studio is preparing to open at a shopping center in town.
Phlot owner Tyler Phaneuf

Let Your Senses Float Away at Phlot Spa

Imagine laying in a pool of water but not even being able to feel its touch against your skin. That’s what it’s like inside one of three sensory deprivation floating tanks at Phlot, a new floating spa in Eastown.

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