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Comedian Headlines Muskegon Diabetes Conference

This blog was originally featured on MIBluesPerspectives.com. There’s always opportunity for laughter, even as you’re learning to cope with a diabetes diagnosis. Humor is a big part of an upcoming Muskegon conference focusing on the disease. The 11th annual African American Beating Diabetes…

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GR Dining Experiences to Raise Funds for March of Dimes

Do you consider yourself a foodie? If so, you should definitely pick up tickets to the Grand Rapids March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction, happening this Monday, Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Steelcase Ballroom at DeVos Place. Blue…

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5 Tips and Motivation to Help You Rock a 5K in 2015

Think it’s too early to start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? Not if a 5K walk or run is on your bucket list. Many couch-to-5K training plans are available to help you prep for your first 3.1-mile race, no…

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Michigan Day of the Dead Races: Runners Remember Lost Loved Ones

Linda Hall’s voice catches as she remembers her experience at last year’s Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 5K Run in Muskegon. “That experience was physically, emotionally, and mentally, probably one of the biggest runs of my life,”…

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Check Out The 6 Spookiest Spots in Michigan…If You Dare

Halloween is quickly approaching and that means it’s time to visit haunted houses, creepy abandoned buildings, and anywhere rumored to withhold a ghost. If you’re in the mood for a good scare, check out one or all of these locations throughout…

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YMCA Veggie Vans Bring Fresh Produce to Michigan Neighborhoods

The end of summer means the shuttering of many local farmers markets. For one unique market serving urban neighborhoods in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, business is about to pick up. The YMCA’s Veggie Van program brings fresh fruits and vegetables…

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#MIKidsCan Trick or Treat the Healthy Way This Saturday

If you think Halloween is all about sugar overdoses and pumpkin-flavored everything, this Saturday is your chance to think again. The Flint Farmers’ Market, in partnership with Sprout Health Coalition, is presenting a Healthy Halloween Food Day. Food Day is…

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11 Places to Quench Your Thirst in Northern Michigan and the U.P.

Northern Michigan may be known for their amazing wineries, but that’s no reason to overlook a thriving beer scene. Here’s a quick look at some fine establishments that have opened up within the last couple years, or so. You might…

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Michigan Apples: Coming to a Tourist-Friendly Destination Near You

As apple consumers have changed their buying habits, apple farmers have changed the way they do business to stay relevant as well. For many, expanding operations to include some type of tourist hook has been the answer – think cider…

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