From footwork to mental fitness

We’ve all had struggles in life. Some are life altering, some affect us for days or even weeks, and some affect our mental wellness for the rest of our lives.

Art Paints a New Picture for Therapists, Patients

Stephanie Harris sits close to the table in her wheelchair, a half-painted papier-mâché mask propped on the tabletop easel.

Children’s nonprofit plans $8.5 million move

A nonprofit that supports children with weakened immune systems is moving to a new facility. 

A Book and a Promise

If you’ve been in a major city any time over the past couple of decades, there’s a very good chance you’ve seen someone holding a sign that reads: Homeless Veteran.

A resource for those out on the lakeshore

When LGBTQ lakeshore residents and visitors want to find resources and community, a community center on Holland’s south side serves as home base.

Third generation ‘Harvest’

Henry Diedering’s grocery store chain started at the intersection of “necessity is the mother of all invention” and “the key to starting a successful business is to fill a gap in the marketplace.”

Cultivating wellness from the ground up

There’s an ancient proverb that says: “Life begins when you start a garden.” That’s clever. Of course, it does...

Pet dental care

Dental health is a very important topic, one that I believe isn’t spoken about often enough.

Off to a running start

Women hoping to complete a half marathon, 10k or 5k as part of their New Year’s resolution will have some additional resources at their disposal thanks, in part, to people like Sammie Bennett.

‘Green Wednesday’ ushers in holiday shopping weekend

Like many retailers, Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, marks one of the biggest sales days of the year for cannabis dispensaries.

The race is on!

The 17th annual Gobble Wobble is open to all who would like run, walk or wobble to the finish line on Nov. 24, Thanksgiving morning.

The Man Lou Gehrig Replaced

Grand Rapids’ Wally Pipp will always be best known as the man Lou Gehrig replaced at first base for the New York Yankees.

Fitness franchise stretches into East Grand Rapids

A fitness franchise plans to celebrate the grand opening of its first Michigan studio.

The canna biz

Marijuana was once taboo, an illicit drug that still has millions of people behind bars.

Gazelle Sports to host community events

A Michigan-based sporting goods store has two community events planned this month.

Wiz Khalifa to visit Grand Rapids, promote cannabis brand

Wiz Khalifa is coming to Grand Rapids this weekend to promote his cannabis brand.

Jeeter brings cannabis products to Michigan

A pre-roll cannabis brand has expanded to the Michigan market.

Medical innovation continues across Grand Rapids

While the world has been busy with other health concerns, it was easy to miss some of the impressive and innovative medical advances that have taken place outside of the public’s attention — even when it’s happening right under our noses.

Root Farmacy expands delivery range

A food-as-medicine service now is shipping its meals throughout the Midwest.

Boxing champion-inspired fitness boutique opens

A new fitness franchise is open in Grand Rapids.