Giving baby turtles a head start

John Ball Zoo, ever on the forefront of species maintenance and preservation, is making strides to protect the population of eastern box turtles.

Leaving a legacy

As one of the most prolific contemporary art institutions in Grand Rapids prepared to close its doors, I sat down with people from the...

Update: Statewide 911 number restored

According to a press release by City of Grand Rapids, at 4:14 p.m. on January 10, 2023, 911 services in Grand Rapids are being affected by a statewide outage.

Panel discussion explores cultural links to food

“What is healthy food?” is the name of a fourth talk in a series that takes place on Jan. 18,  5:30 p.m. at the...

On key

For 39 years, John Pesano has performed as part of the Schubert Male Chorus.

Momentum continues on Riverfront Amphitheater

For years, Grand Rapids has been in the midst of a surge in downtown development — with a forest of tower cranes building apartments at Monroe North, or expansions along Medical Mile, or new hotel space in the city center. 

Top tips for water safety

Summers in Michigan can be beautiful, fun filled, and for many families this includes lots of time in or near the water. 

Have time or money to give?

You’re probably familiar with Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation, but there’s a nonprofit that’s making strides in keeping our parks in ship shape.

Clarion Call: A Plea to the Public

Dégagé Ministries, 139 Sheldon Ave. SE, provides the only emergency shelter for women in the area.

The price going cashless

In late December of 2023, an altercation outside J Burger N Wings, 2023 Eastern Ave. SE in the Seymour Square area ended in shots being fired at a woman and her son.

Mounds of Evidence

The ancient burial mounds in the Grand Rapids area offer a poignant glimpse into the Indigenous Peoples who once flourished in the region.