The West Michigan Community Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute committee will once again hold its annual event honoring those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? GR|MAG asked its contributors to share something they are looking forward to trying or checking out in Grand Rapids in 2018. Feel free to steal their ideas or share your own in the comments.
In Mary McKSchmidt’s latest book, “Uncharted Waters: Romance, Adventure, and Advocacy on the Great Lakes,” she’s sailing with her husband on Lake Michigan, taking a view of its eastern edge, when she’s overcome by a nearly spiritual wonder. She’s scanning the shoreline for the spot she stood as a girl — recalling a vibrant springtime that left her in love with the water she sailed.
Gather your friends for an evening of painting to help support Girls on the Run.
The CDC set guidelines for stores and customers to follow, and local retailers have been doing their part in adhering to those suggestions, and implementing their own, as the state reopens.
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%.
The newly formed nonprofit Muskegon Lakeshore Paddle Club will host community paddle events on June 12 and Aug. 28 on Mona Lake at Ross Park, 82 Randall Road in Norton Shores.
Mel Trotter Ministries (MTM) is seeing an increased need to support the cold, hungry and homeless, as West Michigan experiences ongoing winter conditions.
The $160 million project includes multiple restaurants, yoga studio.
These unique activities are what make Grand Rapids special.
When the Grand Rapids Art Museum’s gift shop closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, a hole was left in downtown.
A new sculpture downtown depicts the three Grand Rapids women who helped develop the whooping cough vaccine.
Through a partnership with a Rockford farm, patrons of a nonprofit grocery store in Grand Rapids will have expanded access to organic produce.
A supermarket chain soon will open its doors in Kentwood.
A local nonprofit is beginning its annual campaign to help families during the holiday season.
While some municipalities have opted out, others are ready for the promised gold rush.
Experience Grand Rapids (EXGR), the destination marketing organization for Kent County, released its first two videos to support its new “Dream Grand and Go” campaign.
More than 700,000 people visit Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park’s 158-acre park each year to attend concerts, view its indoor and outdoor gardens, sculpture galleries, permanent sculpture collection and use the learning center, café and meeting rooms, among other features.
Buddy’s Pizza will resume selling dog treats at its restaurants, with proceeds going to support an animal welfare nonprofit.
The greater Grand Rapids area has numerous opportunities to spend quality time with Mom to show how much you appreciate her.