Lakeshore cannabis center to host grand opening

A new cannabis provisioning center will open this weekend in Muskegon.
One Twenty Three tavern bar bartender

Survey: 1 in 3 Michiganders consider their local bartender a friend

A third of Michigan drinkers said their relationship with their local barkeep goes deeper than small talk.

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.

KCHD offers COVID-19 vaccines for children

The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine is available at all Kent County Health Department (KCHD) locations for children ages 5-11.

Perrin Brewing to host ‘Bend and Brew’ at the pub

Perrin Brewing Company is inviting the public to come enjoy yoga and beer at its pub during two events this fall.

Planet Fitness opens downtown location

A new fitness center is now open for business in downtown Grand Rapids. 

Twitter data: Michigan top state for people talking about quitting their jobs

As the U.S. sees a growing number of people leaving the workforce in the COVID-19 era, new research found Michigan is the top state...

Report: Michigan 11th worst state for older workers

A new study found Michigan is near the bottom of a list of states that are good for working seniors.

Bullying behaviors

As kids return to the classroom, help them face bullying.

Nonprofit donates 100,000 diapers to local parents

Alpha Grand Rapids (AGR) achieved its goal of donating 100,000 diapers since January 2021, impacting 1,100 families connected to the organization.

Cannabis company introduces new terpene-focused brand

Michigan-based cannabis grower and retailer Fluresh released a new, plant-forward brand — Carbon by Fluresh.

CHC shares trauma-informed practices

As the Children’s Healing Center (CHC) looks ahead to World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, the organization is emphasizing the importance of mental health while caring for those who have experienced medical trauma.

Bissell ranked 39th among most dog-friendly workplaces

Seattle-based Rover released a nationwide report noting Grand Rapids-based Bissell Homecare as the 39th most dog-friendly work culture, during a year where 77% of Americans placed more importance on working for a dog-friendly company.

KCHD delivers COVID-19 booster shots

The Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine is now available for eligible individuals as of Tuesday, Sept. 28, at all three Kent County Health Department (KCHD) locations.

Vitality Bowls launches new savory menu items in Grand Rapids

Superfood café Vitality Bowls is launching new savory menu items that are available exclusively in Grand Rapids.

Faith Hospice introduces plans for grief support center

Faith Hospice has announced plans to construct a grief support center at its Trillium Woods inpatient facility to address an increasing need for bereavement services in West Michigan.

Kent County offers mobile vaccine clinics

The Kent County Health Department, Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, North Kent Connect, Seeds of Promise and Vaccinate West Michigan are partnering to offer mobile vaccination clinics throughout Kent County in September.

Michiganders believe unvaccinated should receive $136 incentive

A new report finds Michiganders are prepared to pay those unvaccinated against COVID-19 $136 each to receive the jab.

Healing the whole person

Body Mind Being Institute guides participants into a new way of living.

Zeal Aerial Fitness launches Grand Rapids’ first bungee classes

Zeal Aerial Fitness is going to add bungee fitness classes to its studio, making it the first location in Grand Rapids to offer that type of fitness class.




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