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LINC Up Soul Food Café Serves More than Good Eats

Step into the LINC Up Soul Food Café in Grand Rapids and you’ll feel an immediate sense of warmth. Home-cooked aromas fill the air while a cozy and welcoming vibe encourage you to make yourself at home. While the food, described…



Grand Rapids: ‘Sports City’ to Host National Games in 2017

Athletes sprinting across the Blue Bridge. Skateboarders weaving around Calder Plaza’s La Grande Vitesse. A lone ice skater twirling in front of Frederik Meijer Gardens’ The American Horse. A baseball game at Rosa Parks Circle. A fast-moving, high-energy video that pairs…


Donating Coats to Charity? Read this First

The giving season is upon us and with winter just around the corner, you might be thinking about digging through your closet for coats you and your family don’t wear anymore to give away. We asked Cecile Matthews, Operations Manager…

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Michigan Races Honor Mexican Culture and Lost Loved Ones

The Mexican tradition of el Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a holiday meant for friends and family to remember, celebrate, and honor loved ones who have passed away. Three upcoming Michigan races will bring…

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The Magic of Northern Michigan’s Dark Sky Park

To look up at a star-filled night sky is to wonder and dream. For people living in urban or light-polluted areas, the experience can be less than wondrous, with many stars and other celestial bodies hidden from view. If your…

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Embrace the Season with Natural Scents for your Home

With the beauty of the indigenous produce from around the state, Michigan fruits, spices, and herbs can help eliminate smelly odors from your kitchen, bathroom or living space, without much effort. Here are a few of the best remedies to…

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Historic Upper Peninsula Site Gets Makeover from Tourism Pros

It took one very hard day of work to make years of difference at an historic park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. In its fourth restoration project, Michigan Cares for Tourism, a group comprised of tourism industry professionals and students, recently…

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ArtPrize Seven: Quilt Entry Scores Repeat Win for Artist

ArtPrize Seven saw many familiar finalists competing for the top prizes in this year’s international competition, which overtook Grand Rapids from Sept. 23 through Oct. 11. Two $200,000 Grand Prizes were awarded – through public vote to Northwood Awakening by…

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A Brief History of American Football and Reasons We Love It

Football is arguably America’s favorite sport, but do you know how it got started and why it’s the powerhouse pastime it is today? Early American football has its origins in rugby football and soccer. The game evolved and eventually became…

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