I'm equally as likely to compliment your cute shoes as I am to invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. I love my dog (Jack Jack), New Kids On The Block, live blogging my life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). My hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that I'll never make.
Downtown Grand Rapids’ JW Marriott Temporarily Closes Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
The JW Marriott, an iconic part of the downtown Grand Rapids skyline, announced on Facebook Wednesday that they will be temporarily closed.
Get Your Name Added to the West Michigan Virtual Tip Jar
If you are a server, bartender, hair-stylist, barber, musician, tattoo artist or any other type of worker that survives on tips, fill out the form below so that we can add your information to the West Michigan virtual tip jar.
31 Residents, 5 Staff Members at Cedar Springs Nursing Home Test Positive for COVID-19
A West Michigan nursing home released a statement Tuesday afternoon informing the public that thirty-one of their residents and five staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.
Michigan-Based Carhartt to Produce Masks and Gowns for Hospitals
Michigan-based Carhartt, who most know for producing jackets, overalls, and boots, are switching gears among the coronavirus pandemic and will be producing masks and gowns for hospitals.
Gov. Whitmer Expands Unemployment Benefits for Workers During COVID-19 Outbreak
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that there will be new programs for workers and some expansions of unemployment benefits for some workers who have been impacted by COVID-19.
Michigan Tax Filing Deadline Pushed to July 15
Late Friday afternoon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-26 which pushes the deadline for residents to file their taxes from April 15 to July 15, as people deal with financial uncertainty due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Officials Release New Schedule for Filing for Unemployment in Michigan
The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has released a schedule to help ease the stress on its filing system.
‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ Means Golf Courses, Other Businesses Must Remain Closed
During the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order, which lasts until at least April 13, all non-essential workers should stay home unless going to the grocery store, caring for another person, or going to a medical appointment.
Take a Virtual Tour of Downtown Grand Rapids
It's not the same as walking around and enjoying downtown, but if you use your imagination, you can almost smell the delicious smells coming from the food trucks and hear the laughter of groups of kids as they play in the fountain at Rosa Parks Circle.
West Michigan Kids are Leaving the Most Adorable Notes for Their Mail Carriers
In these trying times where all of us are cooped up inside after Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued her "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order, it's nice to see some things that put a smile on our faces.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Issues Stay at Home Order For Michigan Residents
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued a stay at home order for all Michigan residents. Executive Order 2020-21 takes effect March 24, 2020 at 12:01 am, and continues through April 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
Gov. Whitmer Expected to Issue Stay At Home Order at 11 a.m. Press Conference
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is expected to issue a stay at home order during her 11 a.m. press conference Monday.