History

Celebrate the Legacy of Women's History during a whirlwind of events this March

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 03-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

A look back in history shows West Michigan women have long worn different hats while at work or play. Their lives took them to crowded cigar factories, warm laundry rooms, noisy newsrooms and the spotlight of stages. To celebrate their legacy...

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The great cathedrals of Grand Rapids

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 01-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids is sometimes called the “City of Churches”. As you walk through the streets of Downtown Grand Rapids you can’t help notice the many beautiful cathedrals sprinkled around this great city. I have limited knowledge about these...

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Historic Civil War encampment located right beneath our feet

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 01-04-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

As you walk by the many shops and buildings in Heritage Hill that we have grown fond off, buildings like Martha’s Vineyard or Central High School, do you ever wonder what existed here before? I have a passion for history and one of my...

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