Arts and Culture

Feature Story City officials worked with the crowdsourcing platform Patronicity to purchase and install a 20-foot Christmas tree in a downtown Holland park. (City of Holland)

Downtown Holland creates holiday magic with a little crowdfunding


Feature Story Haworth received the West Michigan Circular Economy Leadership Award.

Haworth honored for circular design process


Feature Story Hawthorn Pond Natural Area is located in Holland Township. (Photo by Mike Lozon)

What to do in November? 8 activities to enjoy along the Lakeshore


Feature Story Artist Carolyn Stich in her downtown Holland shop.
Feature Story Carol Myers shows off the socially distanced, but festive Halloween tube at her 12th Street Holland home.

Festive and safe: A socially distanced Halloween solution


Feature Story Looking to reconnect with nature this fall? Check out Sanctuary Woods, just minutes from downtown Holland in beautiful Allegan County.

What to do in October? 8 ways to enjoy fall along the lakeshore


Feature Story Dancers pose during the 2019 Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta.

Fiesta returns to Grand Haven this week


Feature Story Downtown Holland launched its outdoor expansion program in June, allowing shops and restaurants to expand their operations onto the sidewalks and parking spaces. 

Downtown Holland extends popular outdoor expansion program


Feature Story From the top of Mount Pisgah, you can look out over Lake Macatawa and Lake Michigan. (Photo by Mike Lozon)

What to do in September? 9 fun ways to explore the Lakeshore


Feature Story Grand Haven writer Melanie Hooyenga has published seven books.
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Feature Story Kyle A. Moroney with her family during last year's Coast Guard Festival.
Feature Story Hope College professor Jordan VanHemert performs.

How bebop influenced the civil rights movement


Feature Story Customer and employee safety remains a priority for businesses in downtown Holland and Grand Haven.

What businesses need to know about Michigan’s mask mandate


Feature Story Michael McDermott performs at Seven Steps Up in 2019.

Community rallies behind ‘beloved’ music venue owners


Feature Story With shops and restaurants closed, the sidewalks in downtown Holland lack the usual hustle and bustle of a springtime Saturday.
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It's tulip time in Holland without the festival


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Feature Story Usually scarce on a Saturday, parking space along 8th Street in downtown Holland is abundant during the pandemic.
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