PEOPLE + PLACES
Grand Rapids is expanding its shared e-scooter and bike share service pilot with micromobility partner Lime.
Author Wade Rouse, who writes under the pen name Viola Shipman, released his new book “The Clover Girls” last month.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Grand Rapids resident Colleen McFawn found herself inspired by her own life experiences to create a safe space for members of the LGBTQ community.
The city of Grand Rapids combined the existing downtown social district areas — also known as “refreshment areas” — into one to streamline operations and simplify the boundaries for businesses and visitors.
The Kentwood Farmers Market will return for its seventh season, starting Thursday and ending Aug. 26.
According to a survey by GearHungry.com, 11% of Michiganders have regretted posting a negative review about a business or service online.
Community organizing helped keep Charles Garfield’s legacy intact.
The newly formed nonprofit Muskegon Lakeshore Paddle Club will host community paddle events on June 12 and Aug. 28 on Mona Lake at Ross Park, 82 Randall Road in Norton Shores.
Michigan’s Adventure amusement park will be open for guests Saturday.
The Grand Rapids Public Library will be extending its hours of operation at all of its locations beginning June 7.
With warmer weather on the way here in West Michigan, it’s time to start thinking about the summer event season.