KCAD Capstone Fashion Show 2017

Kendall College Fashion Students Showcase Latest Designs

The work of 25 up and coming local designers will be on display later this week during a special fashion show.
E+L Salon owners Erin Dressander & Lauren Glowacki

Creative Freedom is at the Heart of New E+L Salon

The idea for E+L Salon was hatched one evening over glasses of red wine by two friends who’d spent years working in salons and wanted to create their own where they could let their creativity thrive.

Seize the Day with Early Morning Fitness Group

There is a devoted group of fitness lovers that meet every Wednesday at 6:14 a.m. to workout around Grand Rapids.
Sky Zone Kentwood

Grand Rapids’ Top 5 Fitness Classes

New year, new workout. Whether you’re tired of not reaching your fitness goals or maybe just getting tired of the old routine, it’s time to get out and try something new.
Lauren Figueroa at home with her plants. Photo by Johnny Quirin

The Healing Power of Plants

Need more green in your life? Experts say we all do — green leaves, vines and stems.
Photo courtesy of Thinkstock Photos.

Tips for Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

The holidays aren’t always a joyous time for everyone. Sometimes, it can trigger negative feelings and memories, such as grief. The holidays can act as a reminder of the loss of a loved one and can sometimes force us to realize how much our lives changed without that person.
Marie La Mode T-shirts and denim shorts

Women’s fashion store is closing

A women’s clothing boutique in town is closing.

BYOP: Bring Your Own Prescription

Less cold and clinical optician’s office and more fun, social gathering, Honest Eyes optical wants to bring affordability and style to the forefront of the optical industry.
Lisa Rose, Photo by Johnny Quirin

Spring Into a New Hobby and Forage

As spring weather fills the air and flowers begin to bloom, many are once again enjoying the great outdoors. But why only admire the plants, when they could be used for something more?
Twisted Hot Yoga

Hot Yoga Studio Adds Second Location

A hot yoga studio is expanding with a second location next month.

The James Salon Knows How To Hustle

Adding a side-gig of clothing and shoes is a pretty genius move.
Makeup BLVD opens doors on Wealthy Street.

Makeup BLVD Brings New Brands to GR

With a background as an educator and manager for a large cosmetics retailer, Melina Carreno Tobin decided it was time to open her own shop and focus on brands not readily available locally.
Spectrum Health hosts Irish Jig.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Irish Jig

With the Irish Jig only a few weeks away, Megan Snow, clinical program specialist at Spectrum Health Athletic Training Services, provided GR|MAG with several race tips.
Nestology offers a great selection of jewelry.

Staying Close To Nature with Nestology

Newcomer on the scene, Nestology Shop + Studio, is in bloom and ready to show GR how deep its roots go in terms of community, creativity and attention to the planet.   
Photo courtesy of Thinkstock Photos

Library Offers Adulting 101 Classes to Help You Adult Better

Are you having trouble adulting? Well, do we have good news for you. The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is launching a new series of classes that will teach you the necessities about home maintenance, green cleaning, job searching, and managing a spending plan.

Start Your Thanksgiving Day with the Turkey Trot

Lace up those running shoes before you sit down to a Thanksgiving feast, the Grand Rapids Turkey Trot takes off at 8 a.m. on Thursday.
Lost & Found Vintage in Royal Oak, Michigan.

Take a Road Trip to Lost & Found Vintage in Royal Oak

My favorite part of October is my birthday. Every year, on Oct. 13, I take myself out for vintage shopping and quality “me time.” It’s the perfect day to reflect on the past year and to embrace growing older while doing something I love.
Yoga Fever owner Shannon Austin

Creative Sequencing Sets Yoga Fever Apart

The fever. Have you caught it yet? Ever since practicing at Yoga Fever, at 1154 Wealthy St SE, a year ago as part of its new student deal, I hadn't had a chance to return but found myself craving its unique combination of intense hot vinyasa with thoughtful alignment cues and more classical postures.
This year's Fifth Third River Bank Run is scheduled for May 12.

Fifth Third River Bank Run Offers Top 10 Tips for Winter Training

Ever since she volunteered in 1987, the Fifth Third River Bank Run has become a part of Lauralee Mathieu’s identity. Now working as the operations director for the run, Mathieu manages all the operational aspects, such as planning the event and course layout and overseeing the setup, safety, and security for the race.
The James Salon & Boutique Ada interior pre-open

Salon and boutique opening suburban location

A local salon and clothing store is opening its second location.

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