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ArtPrize 2014: How to Make the Most of Your Visit

It’s baaaack! The world’s largest art competition descends upon downtown Grand Rapids and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park on Wednesday, September 24 and runs through October 12. Individual artists and collaborative teams have submitted 1,537 art entries, which will…

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6 Michigan Cities to Visit This Fall

  Ever wonder what a beach side sunset looks like in the fall? How about covered bridges laden with leaves? Everyone loves a good Michigan vacation over the summer, but, believe it or not, sometimes visits in the fall makes…

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Veg Out: Top Vegan and Vegetarian Spots in Grand Rapids

If you don’t eat meat, you won’t soon run out of amazing places to fill up in Grand Rapids. As diners have shifted their eating habits away from animal sources due to environmental, health, or moral reasons, the city’s restaurants…

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Must-See Video of the Famous Soo Locks

When you head all the way up to the Upper Peninsula, one of the must-visit cities is Sault Ste. Marie. We certainly did that on our recent AHM road trip to the UP. We spent a whole day in “The…

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5 Great Stops for a Healthy and Fun Day in Petoskey

Whether your idea of fun is getting active outdoors, curling up with a good book, shopping or dining, Petoskey has it all. Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay, in northwest lower Michigan, the resort town provides…

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Commit to Fit Nation: Connecting Parents to Experienced Service Providers

Run a Google search on “speech therapists in Grand Rapids, MI” and you’ll get over 34,000 results. “Attention deficit disorder resources in Grand Rapids, MI” nets more than 50,000 hits. If you really want to be overwhelmed, try “physical therapy…

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Traverse City Pickleball Tourney Brings Players to Birthplace of the Sport in Michigan

About six years ago, retirement was looming for Nelson Asper. He was looking for a hobby to fill his free time. What he found was the growing sport of pickleball. The now 70-year-old is vice president of the Traverse Area…

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Statewide Recovery Walk and Rally Takes Place in GR this Saturday

Jose Salinas has a message for drug addicts, alcoholics, and those in treatment or recovery for substance abuse. “We shouldn’t be ashamed. I shouldn’t be ashamed of who I am,” Salinas said. “I’m happy today and that’s all that matters.”…

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Have You Tried Sandbox Aerobics?

Detroit has a lot of hidden activities around the city. Unknown to many, Campus Martius started a Healthy Moves program. One of the classes offered is the Sand aerobics, which led by Whitney Harrison who graduated from Michigan State University with…

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