We already know Metallica rocks, but now the heavy metal band is earning even greater respect in Grand Rapids for a $100,000 gift it’s giving to Grand Rapids Community College.
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A civic agency and a property management company are collaborating to open an experimental dog park downtown.
It’s been one year since Katie Palumkura and her husband, Abarsh Palumkura, opened the Happy Cat Cafe and they couldn’t be more proud of their business.
It’s summer, which means finding ways to get the kids out of the house before they drive you crazy (is it September yet?!) A productive way to keep them busy and engaged during their summer vacation is camp.
Think your family heirlooms might be worth more than their sentimental value? The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) is offering West Michigan residents a chance to find out.
Priority Health announced it created a new option to help those who have lost their employer-based health benefits due to COVID-19.
Grand Rapids Public Schools students are scheduled to begin distance learning April 27 through the school system’s GRPS Continuity of Learning Plan.
Gilda’s LaughFest soon will attempt to beat the world record for the largest gathering of people wearing mismatched socks.
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) is switching things up this year with the first annual Off the Wall fundraiser. For 20 years, the UICA hosted Live Coverage—an event that invited artists to create in a live setting while spectators mused, hoping to win auctioned art.
Nothing could stop love and marriage for one local couple, not even a pandemic.
Cottage Bar has withstood the test of time.
A new kind of “break room” is coming to a Grand Rapids suburb.
Ice skating season at Rosa Parks Circle kicks off tonight at 5 p.m.
After closing its doors eight months ago, Elliott’s News announced it will reopen downtown.
Investigative reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski was working on a story about the failure to report sexual abuse within Indiana’s schools when she received a tip from one of her sources suggesting she take a look at USA Gymnastics. The tip led to the uncovering of a massive scandal by the organization and the discovery of the widespread abuse young girls had faced for decades at the hands of Larry Nassar.
Amid the season of polar vortexes and bomb cyclones, you can still frolic through the fowlers and plants.
One Bourbon is partnering with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan to host a blood drive from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday.
A pair of Calvin College grads and their kids have moved back to West Michigan with an Airstream trailer and a vision in tow.
Grand Valley State University is gaining a fresh perspective with new President Philomena V. Mantella.