Placemaking

Feature Story Windmill Island Gardens is extending its 2021 season.

Windmill Island Gardens celebrates another record year


Feature Story Several cruise ships are again docking in Muskegon: the Pearl Seas vessel Pearl Mist, the American Queen Voyages’ Ocean Navigator, and Ponant Lines’ Le Bellot and Le Dumont D'Urville
Feature Story View of Broadway Avenue in Muskegon Heights after the renovation of the Strand Theater property and Rowan Park.
Feature Story Benjamin's Hope friends enjoying the accessible swing set at the Park Township campus.
Feature Story The Chinook Pier Food Truck Park officially launched with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 29. (City of Grand Haven)
Feature Story Many Michigan state parks adding off-road, electronic track chairs, available at no cost to visitors.

Making Michigan's beaches accessible to everyone


Feature Story Mark Powers cuts the blue ribbon to officially open Tanglefoot Park with the support of Village board members. (Brittany Meyers)

Long-awaited Tanglefoot Park opens with ribbon-cutting


Feature Story Young fans watch on as the next Clippers batter warms up.
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 Blue Star Trail is a nearly 20-mile recreational trail, connecting South Haven to Saugatuck. 

Foundation grants support placemaking in rural communities


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 Frank Kraai, of Holland, poses along the Window on The Waterfront park in Holland, Michigan where a new ice rink will be built after he donated $1 million toward the effort.
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 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 A rendering of the Secchia Piazza that will be built on the GRCC main campus.