Planning firm named one of Michigan’s 50 companies to watch

A full-service third-party meeting planning firm located downtown Grand Rapids has been recognized as one of 50 Companies to Watch. 

Spiritual words

Emily Stoddard spent her 20s running, running, running.

Four new favorites for Asian cuisine

There are a slew of new restaurants dotting the GR landscape, many – if not most – serving Asian fusion cuisine.

Irish on Ionia returns

The street festival “Irish on Ionia" is expected to draw 15,000 revelers to a three-block stretch of Ionia Ave. Saturday, March 18.

EGR swears in new city commissioner

Ryan Burdick was sworn in last week to the East Grand Rapids City Commission, filling the vacant first ward seat.

Dreams do come true for Executive Producer

Like many of us who grew up in the region, Jash’d Belcher used to go to Studio 28 to watch movies. Once the largest multi-screen cinema complex in the world, in its heyday there were 20 screens chock full of the latest films Hollywood had to offer. 

SXSW vet heads north to helm ArtPrize 2.0

A longstanding, open-to-everyone art competition has rebranded and announced an Executive Director. Catlin Whitington will helm ArtPrize 2.0, bringing a wealth of experience to Grand Rapids.

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...
Attendees at last year's Paws, Claws & Corks.

Dog Week at DeVos

From March 13 -15 DeVos Place will be featuring dog themed events at its venue in an effort to promote the humane treatment and responsible care of animals.

Colorful critters and creatures

Husband and wife team Jason and Rachel Six are the minds behind J6R6 – a stationery and lifestyle brand based in Grand Rapids that launched in the summer of 2021.

Weather wreaking havoc on road conditions

As Mother Nature continues to dole out a somewhat unpredictable mix of precipitation, it’s important to use caution while operating a motor vehicle.

Frauds out in full force during tax season

So, you've received your W-2(s) and need to file your taxes. Now what? 

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.

City presents water education events

The City of Grand Rapids will present two event designed to educate students on "their role as water stewards and champions."

New finance manager at ‘treasured community resource’

The Grand Rapids Community Media Center began 40 years ago as a public access TV station.

Looking for lifeguards

The City of Grand Rapids will offer free American Red Cross courses to train lifeguards to staff the City's three pools.

Update: What’s the big idea?

Several City of Grand Rapids committees have partnered with Mayor Rosalynn Bliss to ask residents for big ideas to help shape the future of Grand Rapids.

Forbes recognizes local wealth management firm

A local wealth management firm has earned a place on Forbes Magazine's best wealth management teams in Michigan.

Second annual Unity Walk scheduled

Today is National Freedom Day, which commemorates President Lincoln's signing of the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution on Feb. 1, 1865, and  marks the beginning of Black History Month.

Cannonsburg expands tubing lanes, adds brunch

The Cedar Lounge has always been a great place to relax after a day on the slopes, but now skiers and observers alike will be able to fuel up before hitting the slopes with a new brunch menu.




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