This weekend we have a lot of Sporting Events, Music, Video Games, Photographs, Holiday Gifts, an Ethnic Heritage Festival, a Healing Body, Mind & Spirit Expo, a .1K Race for Charity...and the weekend is an hour longer because of the time change! (Don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour Sunday morning!)
One of Grand Rapids' most recognizable figures passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Helen DeVos, wife of Amway founder Richard DeVos and namesake of the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, passed away Wednesday, October 18th.
If you were driving along US 131 late Sunday morning, you likely saw firetrucks on most of the overpasses as you went through Grand Rapids, and Wyoming honoring someone or something, but what was it?
Well, fortunately, it wasn’t a funeral as many speculated; instead it was the annual send off for Kids Burn Camp which happens at YMCA's Camp Manitou-Lin...
A horrendous sledding accident Saturday, which left a four-year-old boy in the hospital, and police searching for the person or persons who ran him over, has West Michigan parents asking, "How do I keep my kids safe while they're sledding?"
While accidents can and will happen, there are precautions that you can take to protect your children while they're sledding this winter. I consulted
The guys over at Modern Window Cleaning had a special surprise for the kids at Helen Devos Children's Hospital on Halloween. The window washing crew dressed up in super hero costumes while they worked on washing the hospital's windows. The idea originated from a group washing the Memphis Children's Hospital's windows. But Modern Window Cleaning one upped the competition by doing it Halloween!
So, as many of you may remember, I spent a few weeks training for an event called KO Cancer that benefited the Helen Devos Children's Hospital. After weeks of training, Saturday, November 18th was the night that I was to get into the ring and take on my opponent Nadira "Slum Dog" Kharmai. Here's a glimpse into a bit of what that fight looked like. I didn't win, in fact, Nadira managed to
I'm in full-on training mode for KO Cancer, an event coming up on Saturday, November 19 at the JW Marriott. Basically, I signed myself up to box another local celebrity, with all of the proceeds from the event going to the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital...
'B' is for billion and that is the kind of dollars that has been built into the fabric of downtown Grand Rapids over the past decade.
Two stand out projects include the most expensive building -- Helen DeVos Children's Hospital -- for a whopping $286 million and the tallest structure -- River House condos at Bridgewater Place...