Adulation The Future of Science sculpture by Jay Hall Carpenter

MSU unveils sculpture downtown

A new sculpture downtown depicts the three Grand Rapids women who helped develop the whooping cough vaccine.
Elevated Grand Rapids partial interior

Elevated Grand Rapids is about real goods

There's a new shop in town with dozens of local vendors selling their wares.
Woodland Mall a west wing entrance

Woodland Mall opens new west wing

Woodland Mall has unveiled its new west wing.
RevIVed Hydration customer


Interesting tidbits we thought you should know
break room woman with sledgehammer and goggles


If you’re feeling upset or stressed, many people would suggest a quiet walk or a few deep breaths.
Pauls' Moms' Cookies baking team in kitchen

Meet up for A Place for Her

Women will be gathering next week to support some of the most vulnerable in Grand Rapids.
DogSpot dog and walker

Retailers add dog ‘sanctuaries’ for shoppers

Several West Michigan retailers are adding a safe space for dogs while their owners shop.
La Grande Vitesse at Calder Plaza

The Calder is getting a makeover

One of Grand Rapids’ most photographed landmarks is undergoing a makeover.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park wedding ceremony. Courtesy Adam Bird_The People Picture Company

Meijer Gardens expands wedding venues

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.
dog at Downtown Market Yappy Hour

Bring Your Dog to Yappy Hour

The dog days of summer are here, and it’s time for puppy-filled lunch breaks.
Ladies Literary Club building downtown Grand Rapids

Historic Downtown Building Becoming Event Space

A historic building downtown is being transformed into an event space.
Rainbow Road street mural Grand Rapids Pride Month

Artist Reveals ‘Rainbow Road’ Street Mural Downtown

A rainbow of colors now covers a street in downtown Grand Rapids.
Macatawa Golf Club clubhouse

Golf Club Re-opens

A West Michigan golf club is back in play.
Club Pilates class

Pilates Studio Stretches into Grand Rapids

There’s a new Pilates studio at a major shopping center in town.
The Fields glamping room tent South Haven

Go ‘Luxury’ Glamping on a 30-acre Property

A new site for "luxury" glamping is about to open in West Michigan.
Meijer State Games of Michigan Summer Games archery

Summer Games Racing to Opening Ceremony

The Summer Games across West Michigan are back.
2018 Meijer LPGA Classic champion So Yeon Ryu

LPGA Tournament Teeing Off

A major golf tournament is set to start this week.
Rock the Block concert stage crowd

Rock the Block in Madison Square

A block party in town this weekend will feature local music, art and food vendors.
JAFAX figurines toys

JAFAX is All About Anime and Manga

Previously an obscure subculture, Japanese graphic novels, known as manga, and their on-screen counterparts, anime, have exploded into an international phenomenon, and the wave is sweeping over Grand Rapids.
Break Room Therapy

Let It All out in the ‘Break Room’

A new kind of “break room” is coming to a Grand Rapids suburb.




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