ArtPrize Artist Connects Art, Healing in Piece Made with Robot Vacuum
Amanda Koss is showing her paintings "Self" and "Dustbin Timberlake" at the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan office in downtown Grand Rapids during the annual art festival.
Your Voice, Your Choice: Why Voting is Good for Your Health
Beyond the mere satisfaction you may receive from helping select the next president, voting also has some surprising health benefits.
Charity Ball to Benefit Two Grand Rapids Non-Profits Devoted to Kids
Ele’s Place, Grand Rapids and Baxter Community Center have been chosen as this year’s recipients of proceeds from the 25th annual Kids Charity Ball.
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…
Zoo Goes Boo Gives West Michigan Families a Fun Way to Celebrate Halloween
Looking for a fun and not-spooky way to celebrate Halloween in West Michigan with your kids? John Ball Zoo has you covered with Zoo Goes Boo! Dress up and enjoy…
Can You Dig it? Detroit Dirt is Leading the D’s Composting Revolution
You know what they say: waste not, want not! Detroit Dirt is saving the world one yard of compost at a time. From collecting unused food scraps to the…
Halloween Hazards: Don’t be haunted by ignoring safety
Halloween is here! With all the crazy costumes, parties, scary movies, jack-o-lanterns, and trick-or-treating for candy, it’s easy to forget to take a moment to…
Improve your health, fatten your wallet, help your local economy
As consumers, we are very fortunate. Thanks to large grocery store chains, we have almost every food imaginable available right at our fingertips.
Fact vs. fiction: The truth about immunization safety
The New Year brings with it many things. For parents, that may include thinking about all the doctor’s appointments you may need to make for your kids this year.