They say every house tells a story. From the outside, this Rockford house may simply tell the story of a fresh, modern farmhouse. Built by 56 West Homes & Design...
The Muskegon Western Market is a collection of 17 “chalets,” unique mini-boutiques offering beautiful products created both locally and across the globe.
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When the owner of this new farmhouse bought the property, she was no stranger to it. Originally owned in the 50s and 60s by her grandfather, the 52 acres of this combined horse and agriculture farm held memories of her childhood. When her grandfather passed away, the land went to her father, who later sold it. Wishing to own the land once again, the homeowner purchased 27 of the 52 original acres and set the stage for what was to become the backdrop for this 5,300-square-foot, five-bedroom, eight-bathroom dream family home.
Across West Michigan, every single day of the week, at all sorts of establishments, trivia buffs can compete to be the master of the most useless knowledge! While silliness abounds, trivia nights are now more sophisticated than ever, with national establishments running local shows.
In 2009, Ben Gott found himself noticing plastic everywhere – from the cafes he visited with friends to the consulting jobs he held. One such job included a water bottling plant where pallets of empty plastic bottles awaited shipment. So much plastic everywhere! Gott knew that 68 percent of all plastic is not recycled, and he also knew that an alternative was needed.
Three prominent West Michigan business owners recently contributed their expertise to a residential building project that not only exposed their strength as collaborators but their brilliance at their respective crafts.
Uncle Goose was created from his father’s vision many years before Bultman took over the business. As a matter of fact, his father’s original set of alphabet blocks still ranks consistently in the top two or three best sellers, year after year.
West Michigan has an event for every lover of performance art, whether music festivals, nationally known shows, or more intimate performances.
On a cold winter weekend in 2016, Dan and Lisa Venema rolled up their sleeves, gathered the dream home elements...