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ArtPrize 2014: Our Top 8 Healthy Favorites

If you haven’t checked out this year’s ArtPrize app, there’s a great new feature that lets you make lists of the art that inspires you. We made our own list of paintings, photographs, and installations that we felt celebrated healthy…

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ArtPrize 2014: Art Tour Kicks Off Class in Style for Special Needs Students

ArtPrize prides itself on being radically open to both artists and art appreciators, ideals that were confirmed on opening day by a group of local students. An art tour and scavenger hunt of the world’s largest art competition was the…

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Step Out to Stop Diabetes!

More than 29 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and one in four people do not even know that they have it. With statistics like that, it is important to practice early awareness and an active lifestyle. One easy way to…

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Alpena Farmers Market Kids Day: Encouraging Kids to Eat their Veggies and Get Active

Get your kids to step out of their veggie comfort zone this weekend at the Alpena Farmers Market. The 8th annual Kids Day gives them a chance to try tons of different vegetables served up by the Friends of the…

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How Family Dinners Can Help Kids Avoid Drugs and Alcohol

Having regular family dinners can do a lot more for your kids than simply keeping them healthy and well nourished. National research shows sitting down and sharing a meal can help kids and teens resist the temptations of drugs and…

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Hop Happenings: 12 Places to Celebrate the Great Beer State in West/SW Michigan

Michigan’s beer economy continues to grow and flourish, with new breweries popping up and established breweries expanding or opening second locations. Here’s a quick guide for some options you may not have tried yet in West Michigan, which will open…

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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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