For the Love of Padding: West Michigan Kayaking Club

by Kate Branum • photography by Elyse Wild Some choose to weather a raging river while others idle contentedly on a

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Why I Got My First Tattoo at Age 60

    by Victoria Upton • photography by Two Eagles Marcus and Avery Leigh Even though we may not understand why or

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Celebrate Loving Day with Ebony Road Players

by Kate Branum  In the late 1960s, Richard and Mildred Loving found themselves amid difficult and unjust circumstances. Richard, a

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Encore / Voluntary RE:action

sponsored by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation  Encore Spotlight Judy Joppe: Coursing the Grand River Judy Joppe has been a lot

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Intimate Space, Unforgettable Concerts at Circle Summer Concert Series

by Bri Kilroy Circle Theatre’s Summer Concert Series manifested from the theatre company’s cabaret performances in 2010 and showcases West

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The Notorious Mary Jane Dockeray of Blandford Nature Center

by Elyse Wild • photography by Two Eagles Marcus It all started with a stone… While walking down a gravel

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Shop Smart, Shop Local

Not Your Orb-inary Gift Bring the outdoors inside with this floating orb garden kit by Syndicate Home and Garden. Everything

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Sparrows Coffee Tea & Newsstand announces new coffee roasting facility

New facility expands local coffee roasting industry, creates opportunities for growth and investment in Grand Rapids’ Westside. Continuing its expansion

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Developing Your Child’s Palate

by Chiara Licari  If it were up to them, children would choose to eat hot dogs, mac and cheese and

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