Versiti hosting Juneteenth blood drive on Saturday

Versiti is hosting 13 blood drives within its five-state footprint on Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth.

Grand Rapids Public Library’s adult summer reading program returns

The Grand Rapids Public Library’s annual GR Reads, a summer reading program for adults, runs through Aug. 31.

Saugatuck Douglas Fennville Arts Initiative reveals first exhibit

The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention and Visitors Bureau launched the Saugatuck Douglas Fennville Arts Initiative with the purpose of creating a connection between arts and community development after the pandemic isolation.

Your dream closet

9 design elements to turn your closet into a space you want to spend time in.

Downtown Grand Rapids to receive sculpture promoting unity, diversity

Downtown Grand Rapids will be the home of a new sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa.

Teen expands online streetwear clothing company

Eion Jackson increases social media marketing and sales on his way to becoming a ‘designer to watch.’

Grand Rapids ranks as 68th-best biking city

The city of Grand Rapids ranked as the 68th-best biking city in the country overall in 2021, according to LawnStarter.

Cannonsburg hosting treasure hunt-style race

The Michigan Adventure Race: Cannonsburg Edition is being held June 12 and will cover multiple miles of woods, roads, trails and water northeast of Grand Rapids.

Pandora releases Michigan-inspired playlist

Pure Michigan announced it teamed up with Pandora to create a summer-inspired playlist for road trips.

Grand Rapids announces dates for sixth annual free outdoor fitness classes

The city of Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department will host summer outdoor fitness classes in parks and public spaces across the city for the sixth year starting Monday.

A family affair

Jean Stoffer and her daughter, Grace Start, have turned their love of design into three bustling businesses.




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Creating a new standard of care

Dr. Diana Bitner elevates women’s health with new practice.

Autism therapies

Meeting needs despite quarantine barriers.

Cannabis retailer launches product to mark Clean Slate legislation

To commemorate Michigan's Clean Slate legislation, Fluresh of Grand Rapids will be donating $1 for every pack sold of its new Creamberry 1/8 Jars and 5ct Pre-Rolls to support statewide expungement efforts.

Death doulas

An emerging trend, doulas guide people through their end-of-life journey.