“Housing is a basic right that everyone deserves,” Andrea Martin, housing coordinator at Arbor Circle, said. Yet, according to Arbor Circle’s website, there are over 3,300 youths who experience homelessness every day in West Michigan. “We want to get the word out so people understand that youth homelessness does exist in their communities even if they don’t always see it,” Martin said.
Next month Gilda’s LaughFest will unveil its headliners for the 2019 “festival of laughter,” but in the meantime, the organization is looking for the city’s funniest individuals to help fill out its roster.
Hunker down. Burrow in. Get as comfortable as the season allows. Practice your hygge and as winter approaches, layer up with soft clothing and collect items for the home that seductively whisper: sit, rest and stay…
Local yoga studio the Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse has a bi-annual tradition of daring its students to 30 days of yoga. Every October and February, yogis choose to enroll in the “30 Day Dare,” with the intention of taking thirty yoga classes throughout the course of the month.
This is the seventh year of Lamp Light Music Festival, the independently organized, artist-run music festival in the Eastown neighborhood, but it marks the first year the event will not be held in a house-show setting.
A local group of singers is breaking down barriers by inviting the public to enjoy opera…for free. The West Michigan Opera Project (WMOP) will be performing Carlisle Floyd’s “Susannah” with the Kalamazoo Philharmonia on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Fountain Street Church.
After breaking ground on Centennial Farm earlier this month, Kids’ Food Basket, a local nonprofit focusing on attacking childhood hunger, aims to expand its reach across the community through building a new production and education facility.
Michigan brought home nine medals from this year’s Great American Beer Festival, and 7 Monks Taproom, Brew Detroit and Wolverine State Brewing Co. are giving you the chance to taste most of them in one spot.
The Grand Rapids Griffins kick off the 2018-19 season this month under the leadership of Ben Simon, who was named the team’s 11th head coach in June. But Simon is no stranger to Grand Rapids — he spent the last three seasons as assistant coach for the Griffins, helping lead the team to a Calder Cup title in 2017, and played for the team in the 2006-07 season.
A new restaurant has opened in Rockford and it’s serving up barbeque and smoked meats.