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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?

Urban jungle

Stock up on this month's trendiest styles.

Duffield Lane moves to Breton Village

Local women’s boutique Duffield Lane recently relocated to Breton Village.
Adored Boutique, Photo by Ashlee Brown

Styles of Summer

Easy and breezy are the keywords for summer fashion this year! The styles are casual, light and flowing, with bold jewelry giving a splash of color.
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.

Man Up at The Nines

Hershel Tucker is into solving his own problems and his business, The Nines, is one handsome solution. He was looking for something that didn’t exist in the area when it came to men’s beauty, cosmetic and personal care products and it didn’t seem fair.
A'Beautiful Soul white Helena dress model partial

Women’s Fashion Store Opens

A retailer of plus-size clothing for women has opened its first store in the West Michigan market.

Couple Turns Furniture Design Hobby Into Burgeoning Business

It’s the age-old tale of the couple that designs furniture together and turns that passion into a burgeoning side business. If you’re unfamiliar with this story, it’s time to meet the power couple behind VanLaar Woodworks.

Lockdown inspires healthy life choices among Michiganders

According to a study by, over half of Michiganders (54%) say lockdown has inspired them to make healthier lifestyle choices, such as quitting smoking, exercising more and drinking less alcohol.

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.

Read ‘The Drinker’s Manifesto’

Worried about your kids’ drinking habits? You are not alone.A local grassroots movement has published a book to inspire young adults toward healthier alcohol...

John Ball Zoo opening in late March

The public will be able to view different reptiles, primates and amphibians at John Ball Zoo starting March 27.

Ottawa Hills Neighborhood Association cancels 2020 garden tour

Garden enthusiasts will have to wait until next year to enjoy the Ottawa Hills Neighborhood Association’s garden tour.
WAR Chest Boutique opens Sale Loft.

Get A Deal: Boutique Expands With Sale Loft

Shoppers at a popular women’s boutique in Rockford will now be able to score items at a deal of up to 60 percent off.

Works of art

This wedding season, push the envelope on traditional and don a gown that is unique and fashion forward.

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks launches Green Team

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is tapping the help of youths in the community to help protect the urban tree canopy.

Auto show rolling into town

Drift into DeVos Place next weekend to take a look at the latest new and vintage cars.
Great Escape Fitness takes fitness outdoors.

Take Your Workout Outdoors with Great Escape Fitness

Looking for ways to get fit and explore your local parks this spring? Kelsey Young is here to help. This April, she will lead the Great Escape Fitness Outdoor Hiking and Fitness Club in its second annual season of weekly hiking gatherings.

Grand Rapids Art Museum reopens to public Saturday

The Grand Rapids Art Museum will officially reopen to the public Saturday after welcoming GRAM members for soft openings last week and this week.

Survey: Michiganders’ average home workout lasts 18 minutes

According to a survey by IRunFar, the average home workout for Michigander’s lasts 18 minutes, matching the national average.




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