April showers bring May flowers

Your guide to 5 local plant shops in Grand Rapids.

‘Close to a breakthrough’

Researchers at Van Andel Institute have Parkinson’s in their scope.

West Michigan Vaccine Clinic winding down operations

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place is shutting down May 21, according to a statement from Kent County.

ArtPrize entry launched career

Whether he’s asking the audience to physically engage with his work or pause to reflect on their own personal experiences, Jeffrey Augustine Songco’s art leaves a lasting impression.

High Profile converts to adult-use dispensary

C3 Industries received adult-use licensing for its High Profile dispensary in Grand Rapids.

Holland Museum hosts fundraiser featuring history of Holland Peanut Store

The Holland Museum will host a virtual fundraiser event called Preserving Our Stories: A Sweet History of Holland Peanut Store on May 20.

NIA Centre to host interview with African American painter

A cultural and arts nonprofit will host a virtual event with a nationally known African American artist this week.

WMTA unveils 2021 edition of Lake Michigan lighthouse tour

The West Michigan Tourist Association announced the release of the 2021 edition of its Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour.

City-sponsored events return to Grand Rapids

A vibrant city life promises a return to Grand Rapids in 2021 with April 13’s city commission decision to authorize dozens of special events.

Gun Lake Casino announces $300M hotel expansion project

Gun Lake Tribe and Gun Lake Casino revealed its $300 million expansion project plan to turn the casino’s property into a hotel resort.

Kentwood 5K focuses on limb loss awareness

For the third consecutive year, the city of Kentwood will be partnering with Hanger Clinic, a local prosthetic and orthotic patient care provider, to host the Limb Loss Awareness 5K event.

Lake Michigan Credit Union to host spring Shred Your Stuff Day

Lake Michigan Credit Union announced its spring Shred Your Stuff Day, where guests are invited to shred and dispose of documents for free.

Remodeled Holland hotel opening in June

Hope College’s Haworth Hotel is scheduled to open June 16.

25 things every Grand Rapidian should do

These unique activities are what make Grand Rapids special.

A new brew

Terry Rostic and Jamaal Ewing launched Black Calder Brewing late last year.

Dealing with childhood trauma

Healing Connection helps identify trauma and provides resources to heal.

Enriching the childbirth journey

Tiffany Townsend’s midwifery practice provides an alternative to the hospital environment.

Finalists to perform in local playwright festival

Local playwrights will see their work performed on the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre stage from Friday through Sunday as part of the theater’s Ten for All Festival.

Use your COVID-19 vaccination card to get free stuff

Local and national companies are offering special promotions as more adults are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Your guide to a socially distanced spring

6 things to do with your child while staying safe.




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