Neighborhoods

Feature Story Music on Main is returning to downtown Zeeland this summer with food, music, games, and more.

Music on Main returns to downtown Zeeland


Feature Story Tara Weymon Leonard, MillerKnoll’s vice president of global contract and field marketing, talks to I Am Academy students at the company's Design Yard.

I Am Academy explores future careers at MillerKnoll


Feature Story Holland Mayor Nathan Bocks, right, and residents scrub 8th Street in downtown Holland before the Tulip Time Festival’s Volksparade on May 14. 

Holland’s Tulip Time Festival makes a strong comeback


Feature Story A recent study found there are 411,000 fewer available homes for sale for a household earning $75,000 to $100,000 compared to pre-pandemic.
Feature Story The Boys and Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore will use a $50,000 donation from regional retail giant Meijer in its capital campaign to renovate a property along Muskegon Lake.
Feature Story Frank's is Zeeland's oldest restaurant. A partnership with Frank's owner Shane Hammer has created the city's newest eatery.
Feature Story The city of Zeeland plans to demolish two buildings and is seeking proposals that will create one mixed-use building and a pathway to parking.
Feature Story The Holland Department of Public Safety's community policing unit has partnered with community organizations to repair and give away working vehicles to those in need.

Community policing creates community connections


Feature Story Zeeland is changing its rules on liquor to accommodate restaurants.

How Zeeland amends liquor license rules to support eateries


Feature Story Mitch and Johally Carlson pose with their children outside their new home. The family has a home of their own this holiday season with the help of Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity.
Feature Story Jubilee Ministries Executive Director Steve Grose and Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Don Wilkinson speak to a crowd before a ceremonial groundbreaking at Park Vista Place, a joint project of the two, on East 40th Street in Holland.

More housing coming to West Michigan, still more needed


Feature Story The Outdoor Discovery Center's new nature playscape is one of several the nonprofit has built and plans to build in West Michigan.

ODC opens crowdfunded natural play space


Feature Story Lori Appeldorn, right, along with her neighbors Raelyn Long, 9, Bentley Weeks, 7, and Reese Weeks, 11, work on the labyrinth garden on the corner of 18th Street and Central Avenue in Holland.
Feature Story Vista Green is located at 285 W. 36th St. The joint partnership between Habitat for Humanity and Jubilee Ministries will provide a total of 42 affordable units for home ownership.
Feature Story Kids who attended Pumpkinfest enjoyed having their faces painted, climbing on inflatables, riding a barrel train, and playing a variety of fall yard games, including bowling with pumpkins.
Feature Story Bentley Weeks, 7, and Lori Appeldorn water the plants in the pockets of a Florafelt in the alley between 18th and 19th Streets along River and Central Avenues in Holland, Michigan, July 30, 2021.

Rally for the Alley transforms neighborhood, neighbors