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  • Questions to ask yourself before getting a puppy

    When adopting a dog, not only are you adding a pet to your home, you’re also gaining a family member. Before you run to the shelter and adopt a new furry friend or take home a “free” puppy, here are a few questions to ask yourself to make sure you’re ready for the responsibility that comes with owning a pet. Am I ready to commit to the responsibility that comes with a puppy? Just like with any pet, puppies are a […]

  • Griffins Hockey Deals

    Going to a Grand Rapids Griffin’s hockey game is a great way to spend an evening with family and friends, and there’s a lot of great deals to make the evening affordable for everyone. The Griffins sell multiple ticket-packages to make seats less expensive when watching the game with big groups of people. Along with inexpensive seats, the Griffins have teamed up with The Rapid to provide “Free Ride Friday”. Just show the bus driver the game ticket, and they’ll […]

  • GolfTec helps golfers improve their game with state of the art technology

    Spring is here, which means it’s time to dust off the clubs and get out on the green! After a few months off the course though, players might need to brush up their golf skills along with their clubs. GolfTec has state of the art technology that helps beginners and pros better their game, no mater the conditions of Michigan’s unpredictable weather. They give private lessons in their indoor improvement center, using video analysis, motion measurement, and launch monitors to […]

  • Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for March 23

    1. Frederik Meijer Gardens is about to get bigger and better! Thanks to a multi-million dollar project titled “Welcoming the World: Honoring a Legacy of Love,” major expansions are coming to the gardens. They’ll be able to add a new welcome and learning center, expanded amphitheater, and other additions. The last major expansion project was the Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden, which opened to the public in 2015. Construction on the new projects will be this fall.   2. […]

  • Amazing Dinosaurs arrive at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

    Just in time for spring break, the Amazing Dinosaurs exhibit is now open in the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. Kids can dig up fossils, examine dinosaur habitats, perform a dinosaur puppet show, and imagine what life was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Along with the dinosaur exhibit, the Children’s Museum has a line-up of activities and performances planned for spring break. Each day there will be a different performer, ranging from musicians, magicians, and acting troupes April 1-9. For a […]

  • Dreamcatcher Boatworks create hand-made kayaks, long boards and more

    In the Great Lakes state, having a cottage or going to a cottage is a tradition for most, and a great place to make family memories. Of course at the cottage, there are plenty of accessories that can be added, like a couple kayaks. Phil Engelsman, the founder of Dreamcatcher Boatworks, showed off some of his handiwork that he’ll be showing off at The Cottage and Lakefront Living Show. Engelsman has 50 years of experience and a background in naval […]

  • Finding that “special someone” with Matchmaker Michigan

    Looking for a significant other to enjoy all the spring and summer activities with? Matchmaker Michigan can help pair you up with the right person. Matchmaker Michigan wants to help you find love, and not to be intimidated when it comes to meeting someone new. They’re Michigan’s largest personalized professional matchmaking service with over 25 years of experience. They’ll get to know you, and help guide you through the process of finding a person that you’ll enjoy spending time with, […]

  • Spring Break activities galore at Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel

    Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel just released their entire Calendar of events and activities for Spring Break. Everything starts on March 24 and runs through April 8. The theme this year is “Once Upon a Spring Break,” and there will be special appearances by Belle, The Beast, Peter Pan, and more. There will also be incredible drawings and giveaways like a tablet and gaming system. Family Fun Packages run Sunday through Thursday at Soaring Eagle Waterpark. The package includes an […]

  • WMCAT iBall to honor local community leaders

    The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology will be celebrating their sixth annual iBall, honoring local innovators. WMCAT is a non-profit organization that provides people with opportunities to create social and economic progress in their own lives and the community. With after-school and summer arts and technology programs, WMCAT encourages high school students to be creative and involved in the community. In addition to providing programs for students, they also offer career training in medical coding, medical billing, and […]