2013

Greater Grand Rapids: Top 5 Weather Events of 2013 [Video]
It was a year for the record books in 2013 in West Michigan.
At least so says the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office, which issued its annual climate summary report this week.
There was the April flooding that swamped locales along the Grand River and other area tributaries...
Australian Couple Runs a Marathon Every Day of 2013
As many of you might know, I am a crazy runner. 
When I talk about my running endeavors, many people act like I am crazy. But the truth is it's just like those of you who maybe played soccer from when you were 4 years old, or started football back in the rocket football days and still play…
Jackie Models In Couture For A Cure Fashion Show 2013
Here was a first for me! I modeled in a couture runway show at the Vanandel Institute. I normally go to the castings for fashion shows and I am always too short. I always figure though, mine as well try! This time was different though, I got called after the casting call and they wanted me to mo…
Jackie Finds Her New Ride
Art Prize definitely brings out some things that we may not always be used to seeing in Grand Rapids, but I still can be surprised by some of the things I take witness to.
Jackie Reviews Art Prize Food Trucks
Who doesn't love fall!  It's a great time in Grand Rapids, especially because Art Prize is here and that means the streets are full of food trucks!  So many different food options hit Grand Rapids the minute Art Prize begins.  Normally I have a routine and I stick to it pret…
Jackie Does ArtPrize 2013
Grand Rapids Art Prize 2013 is officially under way!  Working right down town has it's perks during a time like Art Prize.  Our building happens to be one of the venues for some fantastic works of art.
Grandwich 2013 Kicks Off In Downtown Grand Rapids
Once again it's that time of year, Grandwich time! I am a bit of a foodie and love this local contest here in Grand Rapids. Each year local restaurants come up with their sandwich that is normally something you wouldn't see anywhere else! Using locally grown food these places come up with some crazy…