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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The Grand Haven area’s local movie theater, the Grand Haven 9, has an uncertain future as theaters across Michigan are allowed to reopen today.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Grand Haven Hispanic Fiesta, organizers faced a challenge – how to organize a second festival without a large public gathering due to COVID-19.
A few hundred people took advantage of a pleasant Sunday afternoon to stroll through Grand Haven’s Duncan Memorial Park for a pop-up art show hosted by the Lakeshore Visual Arts Collective.
Dave Sullivan has gone from working quietly alone at his Ann Arbor home to spending every minute of every day alongside his wife and three young kids with remote learning schedules.
SPRING LAKE — Stefanie Herder says she knew she was on to something when she recommended that her family should do a “nacho table” – a tabletop full of tortilla chips, cheese, taco meat and peppers.
Most microbreweries in Michigan have tip-toed into the hard seltzer game since White Claw boomed in summer 2019, releasing a craft seltzer here and there to go with a smorgasbord of beers.
MUSKEGON — The West Michigan Symphony will be bringing Beethoven, Grieg, Tchaikovsky and other classical composers directly in your living room this fall.
Dancing on the Grand celebrated a masked birthday this summer, but that didn’t stop the event from being a successfully social-distant slew of dancing and live music.
Seven gallons of primer and five gallons of green, orange and purple paint were enough to create the backdrop for one of the latest additions to the Village of Spring Lake’s Art in the Park.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — The community is invited to a special program of organ music by Joanne Jansen, organist and parish musician at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23.
The Coast Guard Festival’s Front Porch Salute challenged Grand Haven-area residents to decorate their homes to show continued support for the U.S. Coast Guard while the full festival was canceled.
With year's Coast Guard Festival canceled due to COVID-19, we're taking a look back at a collection of photos from festivals that took place between 1964 and 1966.
Artwork in a variety of mediums will be on display and for sale starting Sunday under the green canopy at Chinook Pier, at the intersection of Harbor Drive and First Street in Grand Haven.
A Spring Lake family is hoping to liven up some of the monotony of life due to pandemic restrictions by presenting on-the-water concerts for some social-distancing entertainment.
More than 100 vehicles participated in Wednesday's Scott Flahive Memorial Cruise. The event is held in honor of former Grand Haven police officer Scott Flahive, who was killed in the line of duty in 1994.
The 2020 Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are still ways to celebrate the Coast Guard this summer.
Thursday would have been Vera “Petie” Oom’s 84th birthday, so a few of her family members gathered in front of her favorite local “restaurant,” Pronto Pups, to remember Petie, who died late last month.
FRUITPORT — A month after it was originally scheduled to begin, Dancing into the Sunset was given the go-ahead by the Village of Fruitport to start the outdoor activity on Thursday, July 2.
Grand Haven State Park’s campground opened for business Monday – and, by noon, many campers were setting up their temporary homes and taking to the beach.
GRANDVILLE — Congressman Bill Huizenga announced Wednesday that Jody Brown, a student at Zeeland East High School, is the winner of the 2020 Second Congressional District Art Competition.
MUSKEGON — The public libraries serving Muskegon County – Fruitport District Library, Hackley Public Library, the Muskegon Area District Library and its 10 branches, and the White Lake Community Library – are working together to prepare their buildings to reopen.
The city of Grand Haven is blocking off parts of several streets — including the first block of Washington Avenue in the downtown – to allow restaurants and other businesses to expand outdoors.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan restaurants and bars could sell cocktails and liquor for pickup or delivery and would see a temporary cut in state liquor prices under fast-tracked legislation that supporters hope will help the industry survive the coronavirus pandemic.
CHICAGO — JC Rivera thought about hurricanes, he thought about his childhood in Puerto Rico and what happened whenever a storm passed through. Plywood would fly up across every window and every store front. He thought about this the other day, while driving through Chicago, passing business …
Now that Michigan’s governor has given the go-ahead for libraries to open, on June 8, you should be able to return that pile of books that has been sliding around in your car for the past couple of months. Right?
Due to the current COVID-19 concerns, the board members of the Wednesday night dances held at the Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium have decided to cancel the June concerts.