Cannabis company in growth mode

A veteran-owned cannabis company opened a processing facility near Rockford and has further expansion plans in the area.

Gazelle Sports to host community events

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

Fitness Studio Provides Support Outside of the Gym

Co-owners and founders Jenny Quinn and Trista Parisian started FLEXcity Fitness in January of 2012. Their vision was to create a place for people to workout in a big city at an affordable price and to create workouts that would meet anyone at any level of fitness, helping every person achieve their personal best.

The canna biz

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

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.

Bullying behaviors

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

A sprouting fad?

Healthier alternatives to plant-based burgers.

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.

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.

Athlete-level fitness

Former University of Miami footballer Daimond Dixon and his wife Regina Dixon opened a new workout facility that brings together athletes and nonathletes alike.
Molly Vetter, of b meditation studio

Pop-Up Meditation Classes Now Offered At The Dailey Method

Molly Vetter, meditation teacher and owner of b meditation studio, is offering a 25-minute pop-up meditation class called Rest and Reset at The Dailey Method in Eastown.

Rehab hospital offers chiropractic care

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital now offers chiropractic services as a new treatment option for patients.

Skymint opens two West Michigan locations

A Michigan-based grower and retailer of cannabis products is opening store locations in Kalamazoo and Muskegon this week.

Autism therapies

Meeting needs despite quarantine barriers.

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.

Indoor farm rebrands

A local technology-enabled indoor farm unveiled its new brand.
Phlot owner Tyler Phaneuf

Let Your Senses Float Away at Phlot Spa

Imagine laying in a pool of water but not even being able to feel its touch against your skin. That’s what it’s like inside one of three sensory deprivation floating tanks at Phlot, a new floating spa in Eastown.

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.

Wiz Khalifa to visit Grand Rapids, promote cannabis brand

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

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