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?

Opening the Mind with Psychedelics

Transformative experiences with unconventional medicine led Paul Austin, a Grandville native and Hope College graduate, on an unconventional career path.

Barre Class Heads to the Bar

If you’ve ever wondered why it has become more popular than ever to attend fitness classes in breweries, coffee shops or even on rooftops, Cori Williams, the owner of Beer City Barre, has some answers.

How to shop like a pro

Local businesses abound in Grand Rapids, so much so, it can be hard to know exactly where to go to find what you are looking for.

Animal shelter urges pet winter safety, provides resources

The Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) is urging pet owners and community members to protect animals from dangerously cold winter temperatures. 
Urban Outfitters exterior Woodland Mall

Urban Outfitters opens first store in West Michigan

A “lifestyle” retailer focused on “inspiring customers” has opened its first location in West Michigan.

Celebrate Mother’s Day virtually with the Barre Code

The Barre Code Grand Rapids in Heritage Hill is celebrating Mother’s Day by offering a free, virtual “Mommy + Me” barre class.
Kelly Smith

More Than a New Year’s Resolution

Skip the resolutions this year and, instead, try incorporating something into your routine that is guaranteed to grant you physical, mental and emotional benefits: meditation.

A modern touch

Two century-old homes undergo extensive transformations.

Post renovation euphoria

I’ve decided that renovating is a lot like having a kid. More the childbirth part.

Kendall College launches design academy for GRPS students

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University will be offering Grand Rapids Public Schools students a new education program called Design Academy this fall at Southwest Middle/High School, 801 Oakland Ave. SW, Grand Rapids.

Health care heroes: family matters

Almost anyone who was admitted to Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital with COVID-19 saw Dr. Chad Friend or a member of his team of hospitalists.

Wolverine, Ram Trucks celebrate Labor Day with new boot collection

Wolverine is partnering with the Ram Trucks brand to roll out a special edition, U.S.-made boot collection to celebrate skilled trades workers.Wolverine, a boot...

Dr. John’s receives national recognition for export contributions

A West Michigan company received national recognition over the weekend for its contribution to expanding U.S. exports overseas.

Study: Grand Rapids among the worst cities for allergies

New data from air filter company Filterbuy found that Grand Rapids residents are among those most impacted by seasonal allergies in the United States.

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...




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