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Show Boutique & Salon opening downtown

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

Ada doctor releases second novel

A local doctor published his second book earlier this year.

Summer seasonings

Fresh herbs are a great addition to your summer meals — and can be grown in your backyard.

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Tackle wishful recycling with donations.

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.

Artists create handcrafted birdhouses for parks fundraiser

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is auctioning off custom birdhouses made by local leaders and artists to benefit the region’s parks, trees and greenspaces.

Community college earns gold-level recognition for veteran accessibility

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) leveled up its veteran services, leading to recognition by a state agency. 
White House Black Market female model in jacket coat

White House Black Market plans next store

A women’s fashion retailer offering complimentary fashion consulting is preparing to open another store in West Michigan.
Woosah Outfitters relocated from Division Ave. to Wealthy Street.

Woosah Outfitters Joins Bustling Wealthy Street Corridor

Wealthy Street sees another retailer open its doors today. Woosah Outfitters has relocated to the former home of Wealthy at Charles.

Perrin Brewing highlights local artisans

Perrin Brewing is honoring local makers with the Craftsmanship Series of videos highlighting Michigan artists and their stories.

Dégagé Ministries moves forward with Pillowcase Project

An art exhibit originally planned for ArtPrize is moving ahead despite the competition’s cancellation.

Waxology to open second location in Rockford

Waxology announced the opening of its second location later this month.

Blandford Nature Center wins maple syrup contest

The Blandford Nature Center won Alpine Historical Commission's 2021 Maple Syrup Contest.

Grand Rapids Art Museum exhibit to feature American folk art

The Grand Rapids Art Museum’s newest exhibit features more than 80 American folk art objects, spanning from paintings and pottery, to quilts, needlework and sculpture, which were created by folk artists, often referred to as self-taught artists.

Holland Museum launches fundraiser to restore red caboose

The Holland Museum organized a GoFundMe page to restore the Pere Marquette Red Caboose, which is at the Padnos Transportation Center train station, 171 Lincoln Ave., Holland.

Athlete-level fitness

Former University of Miami footballer Daimond Dixon and his wife Regina Dixon opened a new workout facility that brings together athletes and nonathletes alike.

Food-warming totes offer safer alternative post-COVID-19

An area manufacturer is marketing its “low-touch,” food-warming products as a sanitary alternative to the break room microwave for after employees start returning to work.

Saugatuck Douglas Fennville Arts Initiative reveals first exhibit

The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention and Visitors Bureau launched the Saugatuck Douglas Fennville Arts Initiative with the purpose of creating a connection between arts and community development after the pandemic isolation.

Grand Rapids Public Museum reopening next month

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will reopen its doors July 1 after closing in February due to the new coronavirus.The museum will open to...

GRPM continues partnership with Red Glasses Movement

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is continuing its partnership with the Red Glasses Movement, a nonprofit dedicated to living life to the fullest, acting on passions and spreading love and kindness everywhere.




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