Neighborhoods to host activities for National Night Out

Grand Rapids residents are invited to participate in a national community event.

Meijer named best place to work for disability inclusion

A local retailer continues to earn recognition for inclusivity.

Baker College wins awards for culinary program

A Muskegon college received three awards this year from the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education. 

MI Lupus to host awareness walk

A nonprofit is inviting the public to walk at the John Ball Zoo for Lupus awareness.

Hall of Fame hockey player to make LMCU Ballpark appearance

Chris Chelios will be signing autographs at LMCU Ballpark as part of the West Michigan Whitecaps’ Made in Michigan Wednesdays series.

Hammock grove, butterfly garden added to city park

A new recreational space in Grand Rapids offers a blend of nature, art and leisure.

Whole Foods to celebrate grand opening

A supermarket chain soon will open its doors in Kentwood.

On key

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

GRAAHI to hold final community conversations event

The third community conversations event for Grand Rapids African American Health Institute will focus on women and mental health.

Rapid changes

This spring, a major development along the banks of the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids stirred plenty of excitement.

Staring into space

A perhaps hugely underrated piece of the city’s entertainment landscape is the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium.

Youth care facility hosts family Fill the Backpack event

Wedgwood Christian Services’ NextGen Board will host its inaugural event in support of at-risk youth. 

John Ball Zoo educates families on homelessness for fourth year

John Ball Zoo and Family Promise are hosting an annual event to help raise awareness for family homelessness in a child-friendly environment.

Griffins to host children’s bike helmet event

The Grand Rapids Griffins will offer free bike helmets to children aged 12 and under.

Stream project breaks ground at The Highlands

A buried waterway will be resurfaced as part of a restoration project for the Grand River.

Acrisure partners with Steelers

A locally based global insurance brokerage entered a naming rights partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers and revealed the team’s new home stadium name. 

Climbing walls now open at city park

Bouldering enthusiasts in Grand Rapids now can enjoy access to climbing within the city, thanks to a new installation.

The Diatribe acquires partner organization

Two local nonprofits have combined their resources to better serve West Michigan youth. 

A city in motion

Rosalynn Bliss has seen numerous changes in her seven years as mayor of Grand Rapids.

Farm fresh

It’s 6:30 a.m. on a Saturday morning and Fulton Street Farmers Market is just waking up.

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