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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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Avoid Pumpkin Overload With These 6 Michigan Fall Fruits and Veggies

It’s almost fall and you know what that means…pumpkin flavored everything! If you’re not a pumpkin fan though, fear not, a plentiful variety of fall produce are also in season. Based on traditional Michigan crop harvest calendars, here are some of the…

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Be Brave Swim: Three Women and the Straits of Mackinac

Stephanie Clement, her mom Marcia Clement and their good friend Missy Siudara are prime examples of what it means to live a #HealthyMe lifestyle. The three women swam across the Straits of Mackinac on August 8th, appropriately naming their journey…

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GR’s Fiesta Mexicana Turns 45 This Weekend

Get ready for culture, music, art, and more as Fiesta Mexicana returns to Calder Plaza this weekend. One of the largest and oldest ethnic festivals in Grand Rapids, this year’s event celebrates the bicentennial of Mexican Independence Day. This marks…

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Inside the Grain Train: More Than Your Typical Grocery Store

The reasons people first stop by Petoskey’s Grain Train are as varied as their unique health challenges. Doctors may have advised changes to their diet. Some have a newly vegan relative coming for the holidays. Parents of young toddlers start…

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One Woman Turned Her Book Club into an Outdoor Adventure

Jill Hinton wants women to discover their inner heroine. The Grand Rapids resident has combined a love of books with a desire for adventure to form her new business, Outdoor Book Club. Her goal is to help women learn something…

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6 Ways to Avoid Temptation at the Grocery Store

Imagine this…it’s five o’clock in the afternoon and you’re leaving work and heading to the grocery store. You’re tired from a long day and hungry, but you only need a few things for dinner, so you figure it will be…

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Race the Huron River this Sunday

Get your kayak or canoe on and enjoy the beautiful weather that’s in the forecast this weekend, at the Hudson Mills to Dexter-Huron Metroparks Canoe and Kayak Race. You’ll start at the Rapids View Picnic Area at Hudson Mills Metropark…

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West Michigan Race for the Cure Returns to Downtown Grand Rapids this Saturday

A sea of pink fighters and survivors will return to downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday for the 17th annual Susan G. Komen West Michigan Race for the Cure. Part of the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world,…

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