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  • Todd’s Weekend Adventures

    Another great weekend to go out and explore West Michigan! Here are a few events to check out with the kids in Todd’s Weekend Adventures. Grizzly Jams Street Party Downtown Grand Rapids will be filled with country rock on Saturday for the Grizzly Jams Street Party! The new music festival will bring together, food, music, drinks, and good company. It’ll take place on the street outside the restaurant Zoko 822 on Ottawa Avenue. It opens at 11 a.m. with music […]

  • Kid-friendly grilling recipes to fight away boredom this summer

    Summer is officially in full swing and by now the kid’s might be having a little bit of summer boredom. It’s time to get them out of the house and grill up something fun! Chef Jenn stopped by to show us some kid-friendly cookout recipes that will get everyone involved. Grilled Watermelon Pizza – Makes 8 slices Ingredients: 1.5-2 inch thick watermelon round ¼ cup honey 1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon lime zest Fresh […]

  • Discover great deals on retro items at Vintage Sale Trail

    For shoppers who love antiques and retro items, find great deals on both of those things at the first ever Vintage Sale Trail. Stores participating include ArtGoodies and Vintagegoodies, Michigan Studio, Jantiques Vintage Retro, Vintage 616, and Cheshire Curiosity Vintage. The Vintage Sale Trail will take place at the following dates and times in Northeast Grand Rapids: July 25: 5-8 p.m. July 26: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. July 27: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more details, visit artgoodiesonline.com.

  • Friday’s Friend: Becca

    Say hello to Friday’s Friend, Becca! She’s a 5-year-old terrier mix who is known for her contagious smile and happy-go-lucky personality! She needs to be with a family who loves being active and full of energy. Kitten Adoption Day with Shorts Brewing at Craft Beer Cellar Kittens and beer! What could be better? Join the Humane Society of West Michigan at the Craft Beer Cellar on Ionia Avenue with Short’s Brewing Company for a kitten adoption event on July 21 […]

  • First traveling Italian Water Circus performing in Muskegon July 19-21

    Cirque Italia, the first traveling Italian Water Circus, will be performing in Muskegon this weekend with the premiere of their new show, “Aqua”. Talented artists from all over the world will perform inside a 35,000-gallon water stage, bringing the traditional circus feel under a tent while adding an ultra-modern water curtain adding an experience like no one has ever seen before. Acts include contortionists, a laser man, the wheel of death, and so much more. Cirque Italia will be performing […]

  • Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for July 19

    1. The curious deer spotted on a busy beach in Saugatuck is back in the public eye. The celebrity deer encounter happened along the Lakeshore at Saugatuck Dunes State Park after a proposal. The mood was made just right with candles in Mason jars when the curious deer stopped by to congratulate Colbie and Jacob. They say he wasn’t afraid of them and was eager for a photo-op. As for whether or not the deer will be in the wedding, […]

  • The Comedy Project hosting summer camps for kids

    The Comedy Project is encouraging the community to get involved in the world of comedy by hosting a variety of shows and camps over the summer. The one-of-a-kind comedy theater and training center in Grand Rapids will be hosting shows for the adults, and summer camps for the kids. July 29 through August 1, kids in grades 5-8 will be able to participate in improvisation, story-telling, comedy writing, acting, games, and more. A similar camp will be held on August […]

  • Merchants & Makers features unique handmade items from local artists

    Merchants and Makers is once again getting ready to host another craft show, featuring a wide variety of handmade gifts made by local artists. Shows for the summer will happen at the following places and times: July 21, 3 p.m. -7 p.m. at Vandermill Cider August 10, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. at The Front Porch September 22, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at The Holland Civic Center There will be a $3 entry fee at the door. To learn more, […]

  • Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea opens July 20 in Grand Rapids

    Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea is no longer a coffee house found on the East side of the state. Now the unique cafe is opening a brand new location in Grand Rapids. Owners of Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea Monroe North stopped by the show to show off all the tasty pastries and drinks they’ll be serving. The grand opening will be on July 20 at 601 Bond Avenue Northwest in Suite 101. They’ll be hosting food and drink specials until July […]

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