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Founders Brewing Co. to Release Azacca IPA

(Grand Rapids, MI) – Founders Brewing Co. has announced today that it will introduce Azacca IPA, an IPA using just one, rel… The post Founders Brewing Co. to Release Azacca IPA appeared first on

christytortland: juliedillon: npr: It’s a Wednesday night...

2 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

christytortland: juliedillon: npr: It’s a Wednesday night inside a Meijer store in Grand Rapids, Mich., and artist Carson Brown roams the aisles for hours. He’s on a particular mission that night: hunting for products that are the perfect...Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather showed up at a D-League game and inspired a Jimmer Fredette scoring explosion

Last night I watched the Westchester Knicks -- a D-League affiliate to my favorite NBA team -- face the Grand Rapids Drive. I saw Cleanthony Early take a spin as a D-Leaguer, I saw Jimmer Fredette make his debut and I saw... wait, what? 1. Show More Summary

Slower aging may protect cells in the brain from Parkinson's disease

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (Nov. 24, 2015)--Humans have long sought to reduce the effects of aging. Now, there may be another reason to continue searching for ways to slow the clock--preventing Parkinson's disease. Scientists at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) have shown in disease models that slowing aging reduces degeneration related to Parkinson's. Show More Summary

Students at Michigan Christian college busted for writing racist slogans and symbols on snow-covered cars

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Two students at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan were caught on camera writing racist slogans and symbols in the snow piled on a group of parked cars. According to, the students confessed when they were confronted by school officials who recognized them from the parking...

And if That Doesn't Work ...

last weekNews : Reason

A Grand Rapids, Michigan, TV station has found that a number of cities in that state have not been following state law in setting their speed limits. Lawmakers say they plan to pass a law to force those cities to obey the law.

Photo Gallery: Backpacking in the Grand Canyon

By Michael Lanza A twisting gorge 277 miles long and averaging about 10 miles wide and a mile deep. A national park spanning more than 1.2 million acres. More than 100 named rapids on the Colorado River. The Vishnu Schist … Continue reading ?

Comparing Google’s and Facebook’s grand strategies

Facebook and Google are the second and twelfth most valuable companies in the US (accurate at 22/6/15 see here), they both rose to prominence extremely quickly setting records for rapid...

Suspected Mich. killer considered armed and dangerous

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Authorities in Grand Rapids say man who gunned down woman from Holland was nowhere to be found after an 8-hour SWAT standoff

Captain Underpants: Michigan School District Warns Parents That Kids’ Book Has A Gay Character

A superintendent of a Michigan school district is warning parents that a Captain Underpants book for sale at the school’s annual book fair has a gay character, The Grand Rapids Press is reporting. Every year, the elementary schools in the Rockford Public School District (Rockford is a suburb of Grand Rapids) participate in a book... Show More Summary

Front page of the day: What happened to the Edmund Fitzgerald?

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Today’s front page of the day comes from The Grand Rapids Press in Grand Rapids, Michigan. On Monday, the newspaper led with the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. The page includes names of the crew and final words that came across the radio as the ship sank, killing all aboard. Show More Summary

The Business of Nature Conservation

I work for Accenture Operations as a global category advisory manager. But I also recently traveled from my home in Grand Rapids, Michigan (U.S.), to Mongolia's Gobi Desert as part of a research project documenting the activities and habitat of a variety of animals inside the Ikh Nart Nature Reserve. Show More Summary

Founders Brewing Project PAM, Third Backstage Series Release of 2015

(GRAND RAPIDS, MI) – Black IPAs have been a staple of an annual tradition at Founders Brewing Co. – the Black Party – a celebrat… The post Founders Brewing Project PAM, Third Backstage Series Release of 2015 appeared first on

TCGA findings provide molecular background for second most common kidney cancer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 5, 2015)--Scientists with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a National Institutes of Health-funded project, have molecularly characterized two types of the second most common kidney cancer and classified several subtypes of the disease. read more

GVSU nursing faculty member to present findings on 2 older adult studies

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A Grand Valley State University nursing faculty member will present research at a national conference about text messaging to promote medication adherence trials and an interprofessional approach to helping vulnerable...Show More Summary

Plans For ArtPrize Dallas Called Off After Funding Fails

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“This was to be the first franchise of an event in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and its failure to make it here is a reminder that the art patrons in Dallas will show up dressed to the nines for galas like TWOxTWO last week, raising millions of dollars for the Dallas Museum of Art and amfAR, […]

High School Principal Says Dress Codes Help Girls Preserve Their Virginity — And Admits He Needs To 'Control His Eyes' More!

This is just all kinds of wrong! Last week, Principal Jim Bazen of Plymouth Christian High School, posted a fairly controversial editorial about dress codes to Michigan Live. Bazen's article was a response to a Grand Rapid's Press opinion piece about sexism, but many believe the Michigan principal crossed the line. Related: Dress Codes Are Becoming RIDICULOUS! This [...]

97-year-old bursts into heartfelt tears after finally receiving her high school diploma

The saying "Better late than never" has never been quite so apt. Margaret Thome Bekema, 97, was forced to drop out of Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School in 1932 to help her mother when she was diagnosed with cancer. Bekema was...Show More Summary

Remembering President Ford

Today, I have a “ Michigan Journal, Part I ” — and this first installment focuses on Grand Rapids. Which means some comments on Gerald Ford. I would like to make another one, here in the Corner. I saw him once. It was a campaign event, 1976. Show More Summary

Grand Rapids City Leader Wants Bike Lane Removed Because He Attends Church Affected By It

What's with Christians complaining about bike lanes lately? We saw complaints in Washington, D.C. a couple of weeks ago; now, it's happening in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Last year, city commissioners added bike lanes on Richmond Street NW... Show More Summary

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