“No one expected my life to be as normal as it is,” said Rockford athlete, Johnny Agar. While Agar simply views his life as normal, most would view it as extraordinary and inspiring.
After receiving a new hip, Damion Parker began thinking about making a career change. A security police officer for 13 years, Parker said he began considering that “carrying a gun, wearing a bulletproof vest, and being in potentially violent situations daily needed to change.”
Over the weekend, Hospice of Michigan hosted its third annual Barley, BBQ & Beats fundraiser. Michigan barbeque joints and area distilleries brought the barley and barbeque, while area bands took care of the beats.
Summer weather is finally here and there is no better way to celebrate summertime than with a classic ice cream treat. Not sure where to go? Well, you are in luck because GR|MAG has located eight mouthwatering summer specials and fan favorites around West Michigan to satisfy your appetite.
Sally Keiser, founder of Sally Ann bags, has a mission: She wants people to care about where their fashions come from, who makes them and how they are made. From handbags, backpacks, clutches and satchels, this maker’s bespoke products are made in Grand Rapids with love, a lot of time and with Mother Earth in mind.
You can now see a Top 25 ArtPrize finalist when visiting the Kent County Courthouse.
St. Cecilia Music Center kicks off its 135th season on Oct. 11 with a performance by Arturo Sandoval, a 10-time Grammy Award winning jazz trumpeter.
In the era of the smartphone, everyone gets to be editors. We listened, we learned. We have internalized the Hollywood process. Tell your story on Facebook, but keep it brief, boost the highs, dramatize the lows, and for God’s sake don’t try our patience and dare to be average.
The former Pal’s Diner has been renamed Dan’s Diner and will reopen before the end of the month.
In 2014, Anila Quayyum Agha’s entry “Intersections,” displayed at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, won the ArtPrize Public Vote and Juried Grand Prize, the first and only time in the international art competition’s history.