Dynamic Variation:

West Michigan Parks are Community Treasures

Parks, trails, forests, and green spaces cover thousands of acres and touch every corner of Kent County. As the weather warms, residents and visitors, alike, venture out to enjoy all the great West…

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Breweries that Built Beer City: Schmohz Brewing Company

Voted Best Beer Town, Best Beer Scene, Best Beer City and Beer City, USA, the Grand Rapids area is surrounded by more than 80 breweries. However, only a couple of decades ago, Grand Rapids wasn’t…

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Building a More Inclusive Business Community

Home to more than 130 global companies and one of the fastest growing economies in the U.S., West Michigan has long been known as a great place to do business. Whether in small, family-owned…

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Michigan Outdoor Recreation – Beyond Fun

With four distinct and gorgeous seasons, there’s no end to the fun that outdoor enthusiasts have year-round in Kent County and throughout Michigan. But there’s a whole lot more to the outdoor…

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Beer starts in the soil

With 9,000 farms and 1.1 million acres of harvested farm land, West Michigan is one of the top agricultural regions in the country. It is also home to over 60 craft breweries and Beer City USA. A…

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