We all know the struggle — you look over at your canine or feline companion sitting in the most adorable pose, but as soon as you go to snap a photo, they scurry away. It takes an eye for detail and a quick hand to capture those priceless memories. If you’re looking to get some professional prints of your favorite furry family members, you’re in luck — Revue sat down with some of our favorite local pet photographers to get some tips and tricks on how to prepare.
There’s nothing better than coming home from a long day at work to an excited, fluffy friend waiting for you at your front door. Just about everyone who has adopted an animal can attest to how uplifting living with a pet is. Adopting a pet adds life to your home, makes you healthier and enriches communities.
It must be getting cold, because the tiki drinks are out in full force. In this version of another Don the Beachcomber classic, MeXo brings its trademark Mesoamerican flavors to the typically rum-heavy cocktail.
After his sudden July 1975 disappearance from a Bloomfield Hills restaurant, notorious union leader Jimmy Hoffa was never seen again — dead or alive. However, his still puzzling story — one perhaps involving the mafia, kidnapping and murder — has since been etched into Michigan’s folklore.
Instead of just observing this year, get involved with some of the local events happening around town to celebrate Black History Month. Throughout February, there’s something for everyone.
Michael Stevens and Adam Savage are both known for being two of the greatest public educators around. Stevens teaches tens of millions with his YouTube channel, Vsauce, where he explains science, philosophy, illusions and much more. Meanwhile, Savage has risen to near household-name fame with MythBusters, a show full of science, special effects and skepticism. Brain Candy Live! brings the duo’s knowledge and passions together to create a live show unlike any other, and it’s coming to Miller Auditorium this month.
Every year, when that first real chill hits the fall air and the nights creep on a little longer, thoughts turn to the spooky, the scary, the shadowy and the sinister. It’s Halloween season, and for many in West Michigan that means more than just candy, costumes and pumpkin spice lattes (or Leelanau Cellars’ Witches Brew).
Watch your head this Saturday — rubber discs will be flying through the air of downtown Grand Rapids, from rooftops to alleyways and patios.
Four years ago, Margaret Ann Kaminski found herself staring at a bunch of robes, wands and cauldrons, leftovers she had from attending midnight releases of Harry Potter books and movies. As she gazed upon the pile of nostalgia, she couldn’t help but feel that an important, even magical, part of her life was missing, and she intended to reclaim it.
Kaci Muller is the owner, creative director and lead designer at Damsel Floral, a shop that offers organically-inspired garden florals.
Flowers are her art — using colors and textures to express emotion, Muller is in the business of helping people celebrate. From full-event floral design to individually-ordered custom pieces for Valentine’s Day, she’s a florist who believes that if you’re giving flowers, you’re committed to bringing something special to the table.
We asked Muller to explain her approach with a few floral prompts.
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