Curated solutions for summertime skincare

Summer means more sun-soaked skin.

The Pollening

It sounds like the description of a horror movie. For some people, when the trees, grass, and weeds start to release their pollen and fungi send out their spores, it can certainly feel like it.

Three ‘long-weekend’ getaways

With Memorial Day on the horizon, here are some curated travel ideas that offer a hassle-free way of getting there.

A unique spa experience

If you’re looking for a way to warm up and hydrate dry skin this winter, a downtown Grand Rapids spa offers some unique therapies.

Step into a healthier year with trail walks

Whether it’s a New Year resolution to get more exercise in 2024 or a passion for being outdoors, there is now a new reason to explore the miles of scenic trails.
Giving hope to single moms

Giving hope to single moms

Providing opportunities where there otherwise are none
Family Promise of West Michigan

Help an organization keep its promise

Family Promise of West Michigan helps keep entire families out of the cold
Womens Resource Center

Supporting Grand Rapids women for 50 years

50 years ago, Women’s Resource Center opened its doors in the hopes of giving women the support they needed to overcome workplace and employment challenges.

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.

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