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.

Artists respond to social injustice through projects downtown

Amid the protests, cries for social justice and a need for education, businesses and artists have shown their support for Black Lives Matter through murals and paintings in downtown Grand Rapids.
FLEXcity Fitness

Fitness Studio Provides Support Outside of the Gym

Co-owners and founders Jenny Quinn and Trista Parisian started FLEXcity Fitness in January of 2012. Their vision was to create a place for people to workout in a big city at an affordable price and to create workouts that would meet anyone at any level of fitness, helping every person achieve their personal best.
indoor cycling spinning class female riders

Indoor cycling studio plans opening

A new indoor cycling studio is coming to Grand Rapids.

Sex in this city

More than many other major cities in America, Grand Rapids residents are embracing ways to spice up their love lives.

Uptown Grand Rapids begins façade improvement project

A new initiative was approved to provide compensation for a building improvement project.
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.
Dayle Wood and Kevin Parker, Aquinas College featured in Gatorade commercial

Aquinas College Athlete & Trainer Featured in Gatorade Video

When Aquinas College athlete Dayle Woods went into cardiac arrest on Sept. 9, 2013, athletic trainer Kevin Parker sprung into action.

Year-end student exhibition returns to KCAD

After a two-year hiatus, Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) is resuming its annual undergraduate student art exhibition.

Porcupine finds new home at Blandford Nature Center

Blandford Nature Center now has a new baby North American porcupine named Quillber in its midst.

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.
One Twenty Three tavern bar bartender

Survey: 1 in 3 Michiganders consider their local bartender a friend

A third of Michigan drinkers said their relationship with their local barkeep goes deeper than small talk.

The Barre Code hosting outdoor fitness class on Blue Bridge

The Barre Code Grand Rapids will be hosting an outdoor, socially distanced fitness class from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 10 on the Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids.
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.

Salvation Army kicks off $1.3M Red Kettle campaign

The Salvation Army and SpartanNash aim to raise $1.3 million locally through the annual Red Kettle Christmas giving campaign.

Urban You adds quarterly subscription box service

A beauty and wellness spa is now offering a quarterly subscription box with products customers can use at home.

On-demand, self-driving cars come to Grand Rapids

May Mobility, along with the city of Grand Rapids, Via and Gentex announced the launch of the next stage in autonomous vehicle services for the city.
Bella Bridesmaids dresses on rack

Bella Bridesmaids opens up shop

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

Hit Up Local Vintage & Antique Shops for Great Halloween Finds

I’m an October baby, I live for all things fall. Naturally, Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year. I am a huge advocate for finding costumes and decorations you can use year round and that can be repurposed.

Creative Dining Services launches ‘good fats’ campaign for National Nutrition Month

Creative Dining Services is using the month of March to educate individuals on the “good fat,” not low fat dietary approach.




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