Reinventing a Big Ten team

Jeff Hosler moves to MSU as women’s soccer head coach.

Tilted Tulip to host grand opening party

The Tilted Tulip, located at 4300 Plainfield Ave NE Suite E, will be hosting a grand opening event from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17.

Renovation to Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites begins

The Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites in downtown Kalamazoo is undergoing a multi-million-dollar renovation project expected to be completed by the end of summer 2022.

WMEAC to host weeklong Mayors’ Grand River Cleanup

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) will kick off a weeklong version of the annual Mayors’ Grand River Cleanup this Saturday.

Roberto Clemente Park to reopen

The city of Grand Rapids will reopen Roberto Clemente Park at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10 after the completion of the park’s $1.5 million renovation project that began last year.

Reading is lit

Kendra McNeil shares her love of books through the We Are LIT bookshop.

Mother-daughter duo celebrates graduation by giving back

A West Michigan-based mother-daughter duo chose giving back over receiving gifts for themselves in celebration of their respective graduations from doctoral and college programs.

People and Places: breast cancer art exhibit and opening of bohemian astrology store

Personal breast cancer stories to illustrate difficult battle, and The 12th House offers handmade astrology-themed items from local Grand Rapids artists.

GRPL to sign up new cardholders

The Grand Rapids Public Library will celebrate both its 150th anniversary and National Library Card Sign Up month by signing up 1,500 new cardholders in September.

Study: Michigan ranks in top 5 for most people with student loans

Michigan ranks No. 5 in the country for the most people with student loans, according to a study by AdvisorSmith.

Grand Rapids celebrates reopening of Ken-O-Sha Park

The city of Grand Rapids recently celebrated the grand reopening of Ken-O-Sha Park.

Express Pros wraps toy, personal care items drive for children’s hospital

Express Employment Professionals of Grand Rapids recently led a citywide donation drive that filled two large moving trucks with toys and personal care items for patients at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

GRCC opens new Lakeshore Campus

Grand Rapids Community College officially opened a new 52,000-square-foot Lakeshore Campus at the former JCPenney store in The Shops at Westshore Mall, 12331 James St. in Holland.

Survey: Nearly half of Michigan employees think disclosing vaccine status should be mandatory

Background check and screening solution company iprospectcheck.com conducted a survey of 3,000 employees and found almost half (42%) of Michigan employees think it should be a mandatory requirement to disclose one’s vaccine status to an employer. This compares to a national average of 57%.

Aldi opening Caledonia store

Aldi will open a new store to Caledonia residents Thursday.

Gezon Park redevelopment includes splash pad, bike paths

The city of Wyoming announced its next steps in the redevelopment of Gezon Park to continue to provide high-quality and well-maintained parklands.

Great Start Collaborative giving away free child development goodie bags this weekend

A family resource organization will host a free event Saturday at which parents will receive a child development goodie bag for their young ones.

SpartanNash hosting companywide milk drive for food banks

SpartanNash is pitching in to help food banks deal with milk shortages.

Vendor signups open for minority-owned business expo at DeltaPlex

Vendor registration is now open for an event that will showcase minority-owned businesses this fall.

New music and arts café strays from the norm

When Chip and Karen Van Klompenburg decided to begin a new career path together, their idea for a coffee shop was only just beginning to grow into what is now The Stray Music and Arts Café.

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