Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend in West Michigan


This weekend I’ll be riding my motorcycle around lower Michigan with my husband. It’s my first motorcycle trip and I’m so excited! Hoping the rain holds off. Even if it doesn’t though, I’m sure we’ll find plenty to do.

If your weekend plans are still up in the air, here are some ideas just for you:

Eating Out: Avoid the ArtPrize Rush


There are lots of posts about where to eat while visiting ArtPrize. But what about those of us who really prefer to avoid the crowds? My husband and I have been known to want to go out to eat but then we say, “ugh, but _____ is going on! We’ll never find parking the the line will be a mile long!”

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Seitsema Orchards offers apple tasting

Eat Local, West Michigan! has been around a couple of years  now, and it’s time to take a step back and let us  know what you want to see in this space. Please take a few moments to fill out the survey below. I can tell you that already from the responses there are lots […]

GR Public Museum to host Thank You, Beer! Exhibit (Oct 13-Dec 30)


In case those who prefer beer felt left out by yesterday’s online wine store announcement, I’m reprinting this press release just for you!

Michigan Wine Goes Viral on


Republished from a press release - I’m so excited that more people will be able to try our awesome Michigan wines!

Weekly Roundup: 9/5/2012


I took a week off from Scooping posts, as I was at a retreat last week and then had a glorious, unplugged time in Tustin over Labor Day weekend. So this is an old-fashioned post, not a Storify post this week.

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