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Tips for Mountain Biking in West Michigan

Surrounding Grand Rapids’ bustling city center is an abundance of biking trails that wind through a variety of the area’s diverse landscapes. West Michigan’s warmer months offer the perfect opportunity for locals and visitors to grab their bikes and head out on the trails for some mountain bike…

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Resolutions to Keep During Your Next Trip to Grand Rapids

Many people kick off the new year with resolutions to get healthier, save money, or learn new things while others eschew the entire notion. As a busy mom, one of my resolutions is to turn “I wish” into “I will” when it comes to fun, family activities. Regardless of where your other hopes are at the…

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Gardener’s Guide to Grand Rapids Greenhouses and Markets

Spring has finally sprung in Michigan! Whether you have an established garden or you are trying something new this season, here are five well-loved stops in the Grand Rapids area to guarantee your garden is at its best this season. With the recent shopping restrictions lifted for greenhouses and…

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Shopping Experience at the Woodland Mall

Since I can remember, Woodland Mall has been a shopping destination for anyone living in the greater Grand Rapids area, as well as those visiting. With some notable additions and updates to longstanding staples, this Kentwood mall seems poised for an exciting new start. Exciting Changes PREIT, the…

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Bike Grand Rapids: West Side to Uptown and Back Again

The best way to get to know a city is to spend a day biking through it. As Ernest Hemingway once wrote, “it is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor…

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Cannonsburg Ski Area: Ski Lessons, Snowboarding, Tubing, & More

As winter sets in, so does cabin fever. Thankfully, there are plenty of outdoor recreational activities available after the cold temperatures set in. One of the longest-standing winter recreation destinations, Cannonsburg Ski Area, proves just that. A West Michigan favorite for more than 50 years…

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Outfit Your Winter Fun: Where to Find What You Need

Cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing are among the many popular winter sports in the Grand Rapids area. Whether you’re a local or visiting Grand Rapids, when you want to venture outside for a little exercise and fresh air, you’ll need gear. If you’re not sure where to turn to purchase…

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