Lansing Offers 5 Family Friendly Ways to Spend Your Weekend

Weekends can seem short when you are planning a family getaway. Thankfully, Grand Rapids has a lot of cool cities nearby that let families essentially enjoy a staycation while being just far enough away to promise new adventures and unique memories.
Rivertown Ridge aerial rendering

An Intentionally Multigeneration Neighborhood

Rivertown Ridge is an active senior living community nestled in the heart of the Rivertown Park subdivision, located just south of Grand Rapids. It was intentionally designed to meet the demand for multigeneration housing and is surrounded by condominiums and single-family homes.
Keller Lake at Clark Retirement Communities

Arts and Adventure: Clark Community Residents Keep Their Eyes Set on the Horizon

Phil Palmer has spent three years painting the wildlife native to Keller Lake. He mostly sees waterfowl, but other animals scurry out of the reeds or dart across the lawn of the 40-acre Clark Retirement Community campus where he lives. 
Rylee's Ace Hardware Scotts fertilizer bags

Rylee’s Ace Hardware Asks: What Happens to Your Grass When You Fertilize?

You’ve seen the most obvious thing that happens when you fertilize the grass: It greens up and grows. But you might not realize that when you feed the grass, there’s always more happening than meets the eye. The roots are growing deep into the soil to help the plant withstand heat and drought. The blades are growing and making sugars for the plants to use alongside the fertilizer you apply. Depending on the season, the lawn could be "waking up" or getting ready for winter, but either way, regular feeding is a crucial part of lawn care.
Photo courtesy of Clark Retirement Community

Residents of Clark Retirement Community Enjoy Strong Connection to Local Arts

Whether it’s a bus trip to the Grand Rapids Symphony, a visit to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park or viewing an exhibit of local work at the facility’s in-house gallery, on any given day at Clark Retirement Community, residents have the opportunity to partake in numerous arts, entertainment and cultural activities.

The Hendrik Honors Legacy of the West Side While Also Providing for Today’s Apartment...

Between the boom in restaurants, coffee shops and office tenants, it is no surprise Grand Rapids’ West Side has become a go-to spot. Rockford Construction, which has been the catalyst for many of the changes on the West Side, wants the historic neighborhood to not only be a destination for eating and shopping, but also a place to call home.

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