Turkey Trot goes virtual for 2020

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

West Michigan named 14th ‘sexiest city’ in US

Three West Michigan cities combined to crack the top 25 sexist cities, according to Pure Romance.
Bella Bridesmaids dresses on rack

Bella Bridesmaids opens up shop

A new shop specializing in bridesmaid dresses has arrived in West Michigan.

Lakeshore Museum Center hosting walking tours of downtown Muskegon

Lakeshore Museum Center will be hosting two 90-minute walking tours, the Historic Tour and the Art and Architecture Tour, in downtown Muskegon throughout the summer.
AM Yoga offers free classes for veterans.

Yoga Studio Offers Classes Tailored to Veterans

AM Yoga Studio has partnered with Community Rebuilders to launch a yoga program for veterans to assist with symptoms of PTSD and other mental health issues.

Kent County recycling program now accepts paper cups

Kent County has become one of a growing number of Michigan communities to add paper cups to its recycling program, thanks to a partnership with the Foodservice Packaging Institute.

A Book and a Promise

If you’ve been in a major city any time over the past couple of decades, there’s a very good chance you’ve seen someone holding a sign that reads: Homeless Veteran.
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Throw a Stellar Yard Sale with These Pro Tips

It’s that time of year again – and people are eager to get their paws on your possessions. Are you ready to purge and make some money doing it?

Michiganders believe unvaccinated should receive $136 incentive

A new report finds Michiganders are prepared to pay those unvaccinated against COVID-19 $136 each to receive the jab.

Pair of snowy owls arrive at John Ball Zoo

Two snowy owls have a new home in the Forest Realm at John Ball Zoo.

Modern furniture retailer comes to Grand Rapids

A national furniture retailer opened its first Michigan location in Grand Rapids.

Autism therapies

Meeting needs despite quarantine barriers.

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.

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.

A shift in the retirement world

Retirement is changing. That means planning for retirement is changing, too, according to Steve Starnes, principal at Grand Wealth Management.

Health care heroes: the toll of a high death count

K ourtney Thomas remembers the first COVID-19 patient she saw back in March 2020.

Studio Park’s May at the Marketplace to expand offerings

A marketplace at Studio Park is expanding its offerings in May.
Goodwill sale

Clean Out Your Closet & Earn a Discount

As you are packing away your summer attire and unpacking your favorite winter sweaters, take a good look at what you might be able to do without.

SHEFIT to partner with USA Pickleball

A Hudsonville-based performance apparel brand recently entered a partnership with national pickleball organization USA Pickleball.

Holland Farmers Market partners with chiropractor to promote healthy eating

The Holland Farmers Market teamed up with its community outreach partner, Higher Health Chiropractic, to launch a new Kids Produce Program that encourages children to develop healthy eating habits by purchasing fruits and vegetables.