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Family-Friendly Ways to Enjoy ArtPrize 2015

The seventh edition of ArtPrize kicks off today in downtown Grand Rapids and as usual, there’s plenty of family-friendly fun to be had at the enormous art competition. Round up the kids and plan your ArtPrize adventure by incorporating some…

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Detroit Lions Heads Up Football Health and Safety Reminders

With the football season in full swing at all levels from youth to the pros, it is important to note that all individuals involved with a football player’s participation in the game (coaches, parents, teammates) can help make the experience…

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Good Eats, Good Cause: GR’s Goodwill Food Truck First of its Kind

When you think Goodwill, does food come to mind? Although the organization’s secondhand shops are the most visible and plentiful job-training sites, Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids is working to make careers in the food service industry a core…



A Healthier Michigan Team Spotlight: MSU vs. CMU

To help celebrate the upcoming CMU vs. MSU football game on Sept. 26, we asked some of the Healthier Michigan team on either side of this rivalry to share their favorite football memories, traditions and more. Scroll down to get to…

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Know When to Go: Peak Times for Fall Color Tours Across Michigan

While every season in Michigan has something to appreciate, the multi-colored beauty of fall is truly magical. If you’re planning a fall color tour, you’ll want to know when your destination will hit its peak color. We talked to Bert…

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#MIKidsCan Catch: Motivational Quotes from Football’s Best

The magic of the football locker room pep talk is cinematic gold. You’ve seen it time and time again. Players walk in dejectedly and a charged-up coach lights a fire and sends the would-be losers back onto the field. Cue…

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Reasons to Love College Football Season in Michigan

When it comes to being a Michigander, few things come close to the passion and pride fans have for college football. Why do we love it so much? Here’s a look at some of our favorite reasons to get excited about…

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Hungry? Visit Michigan’s Largest Asian Grocery

In Chinese culture, the number 168 is lucky, meaning, “The beginning to the road to riches.” For us Michiganders, it now represents the road to delicious cooking. Located in Madison Heights, the new 168 Asian Mart carries between 20,000 and…


Take a Hike: Michigan Celebrates Miles of Trails

While you certainly don’t need an excuse to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of Michigan in the fall, a special week devoted to celebrating Michigan’s trails is just that! Michigan Trails Week takes place Sept. 19 through 26 and…