Spice Market will help you create the perfect gift set.

Like To Shop Local? Prove It This Weekend

Sift through a sampling of local retailers offering Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals and since we’re on a roll, a few Cyber Monday offerings as well.
Port 393 exterior rendering

Couple Designing ‘Customizable’ Event Venue with Rooftop Bar

A new 6,500-square-foot event venue is being planned for a lakeshore city.
Club Pilates class

Pilates Studio Stretches into Grand Rapids

There’s a new Pilates studio at a major shopping center in town.
White Feather Studio is participating in A Very Merry Market Day.

Get A Jump Start on Holiday Shopping with Merry Market Day

You don’t have to wait until Black Friday to kickoff your holiday shopping.
The Paper Studio

The Paper Studio Branches Out with New Store in Downtown Market

The owner of Grand Rapids retail store The Paper Studio is embarking on a second endeavor. Abby Fowler, Paper Studio owner, opens Pulp & Stem on Tuesday, May 1 in the Downtown Market.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport, in partnership with SpartanNash, opened the Military Welcome Center this week.

Airport Opens Military Welcome Center

Members of the military traveling through the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) can now enjoy a lounge just for them and their families.
Photo courtesy of Promoting Muskegon

West Michigan Beach Named Best in State

A West Michigan beach topped USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Poll.
DENYM store

Fashion Retailer Closing East Hills Store

A local fashion retailer is dropping its brick-and-mortar store.
Creston Days Car Show neighorhood

The Creston Neighborhood is Running a Crowdfunding Campaign

Grand Rapids' Creston neighborhood has launched a beautification crowdfunding campaign.

Study finds Allendale is the hardest working city in Michigan

A recent study from career resource company Zippia found that Allendale is Michigan’s hardest working city.

JARS Cannabis to open more locations

Two new cannabis dispensaries will open in West Michigan.
120 Ionia Ave. SW Grand Rapids pre-conversion to The Rutledge

Couple Plans Downtown Event Venue

A new downtown event venue is in the works.
Boyne Country Sports cycling bag

Outdoor Retailer Gearing Up for Grand Rapids Store

An outdoor retailer with locations across the state is coming to Grand Rapids.
West Michigan Tourist Association 2017 Photo Contest Winner. Photo by Nathan Logsdon.

Tourist Association Launches Photo Contest

Think your Instagram snaps capture West Michigan’s beauty better than anyone else’s? The West Michigan Tourist Association is launching a photo contest to find the best photos in the region.

City Offers Residents Chance to Vote on Park Signage

The city is giving residents a say on the signage that will welcome visitors to local parks.
Alger Bikes

5 Grand Rapids Bike Shops To Get You Out On The Trail

With our city racking up accolades like "Best Town for Mountain Biking," it’s no surprise that Grand Rapids has plenty of bike shops where you can find your next bike -- or ride in for a seasonal tune-up.

Grand Rapids landmarks light up for cancer awareness

Two Grand Rapids landmarks will be among more than 225 around the world that will shine a light on breast cancer.
Fifth Third River Bank Run

Fifth Third River Bank Run Opens Registration

Want to get a jumpstart on your new year’s resolutions? Registration is now open for the Fifth Third River Bank Run.

Blue Bridge Music Festival Returns for ArtPrize Nine

After a successful first year, the Blue Bridge Music Festival is returning for ArtPrize Nine.

‘The Nutcracker’ goes virtual

The Grand Rapids Ballet’s traditional holiday performance of “The Nutcracker” will return to the stage virtually this season due to COVID-19-related safety concerns.




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