Fresh Thyme Offering Free Groceries At Grand Opening

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will reward the first 250 people in line when the store opens its doors next week with a free bag of groceries. The store will also be offering other perks for those who are the first to enter the store, including: Doorbuster deals during grand opening week. During the two hours… Read More »

Michigan Gets A Second $5 Million Education Grant

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a four-year, $5.5 million grant to ensure that children are prepared for school and success. “ELNC is one of the leading early childhood stakeholders in Kent County, and serves as a model for the rest of the state,” said Ali Webb, the foundation’s director of Michigan programs about the… Read More »

Negwegon Park No Longer Split

The Negwegon has been split into two parts since it was born over 50 years ago. It is now becoming one park thanks to a $900,000 federal grant to buy 391 acres of land between the park halves the state has long hoped join the park with. “The family reached out this summer and said they… Read More »

Would A Beer Make Grocery Shopping A Better Experience?

How many times have you left the grocery store wishing for a good strong drink. A new store may make it possible to drink your favorite alcoholic drink while you shop. Busch’s Fresh Food Market is seeking a Class C liquor license for the store it plans to open in Canton Township, west of Detroit. Would… Read More »

Is Crazy Cheap Gas Coming To Michigan?

Who doesn’t want to pay less or gas? 99 cent gas could be making its way to Michigan. Although there have been rumors for months that Michigan could see a change is gas prices, these rumors and looking more and more like facts. Do you think Michigan will see gas prices as low as 99… Read More »

Lake Michigan To Open New Campgrounds This Summer

If you love camping at Lake Michigan but don’t have a favorite camping spot yet, just wait until this summer. New campgrounds will open on the lake and offer many amenities and activities. All sites include water, sewer and electrical. Lakefront sites are $45 a night while others are $40. The sites will offer great… Read More »

Marriot Hotel Planned For Outside Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids will be getting a new hotel, just outside the city. The Marriot is still in the planning process but would be a great asset to the area. “Our location is a good location across from the mall and the shopping and the restaurants,” said Akram Namou, an owner of A&M Hospitality in Madison… Read More »

Fresh Thyme To Open In Grand Rapids

Fresh Thyme will be opening its first Grand Rapids store this month. The store is similar to Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods and offers Whole Foods and a unique line of products . There are other Fresh Thyme stores in other areas of Michigan and other parts of the country and they all do well. They appeal to… Read More »

Iconic Michigan Tug Boat Pulled From Water For Repair

An iconic Michigan tug boat that many people are used to see on a regular basis, has been pulled from the water. The boat is in need of repair and is currently in a shop. It will return soon. “The Joy lives up to her name and is really part of the family and fabric… Read More »