It’s 9 a.m. on a recent Wednesday in May, and Grand Rapids HQ near downtown is quiet. The carpeted open floor plan resembles a preschool but with amenities for adults. Computer and TV screens are blank, bathroom lights are off, the kitchen is clean, and there’s no hum of laundry machines. 

The scene is much different on afternoons throughout the week when up to dozens of young homeless visitors filter in, officials say.

Potshots: June 2019

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Thursday, 23 May 2019 12:38 |

A monthly roundup of marijuana news and notes. 

'Restaurant: Impossible' renovating Chez Olga

Written by Revue Staff | Thursday, 02 May 2019 15:24 |

This month, the Food Network's Restaurant: Impossible is coming to Grand Rapids to renovate Chez Olga.

Documents show close relationship between ICE, GRPD when immigrants report crime

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Tuesday, 30 April 2019 16:35 |

Documents released over the past week by civil liberties advocates show a close relationship between the Grand Rapids Police Department and federal immigration agents, including sharing information about undocumented immigrants who report serious crimes to help gain legal status.

Affirming years-long claims by Democrats, voting rights advocates and casual fans of democracy, a federal court issued a staggering ruling April 25 saying Michigan Republicans have deceived their way to power.

The recent case of Jilmar Ramos-Gomez has thrown West Michigan directly into the national debate over immigration.

Potshots: May 2019

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Thursday, 25 April 2019 11:04 |

 A monthly roundup of marijuana news and notes.

State lawmaker reintroduces ‘yes means yes’ bill to address campus sexual assault

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Tuesday, 23 April 2019 16:39 |

State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, last week reintroduced legislation he hopes will address the sexual assault crisis on college campuses by better educating grade-school students about consent.

Wharton Center announces 2019-2020 season

Written by Revue Staff | Tuesday, 16 April 2019 11:38 |

The Wharton Center has announced yet another stacked season of incredible Broadway shows, dance troupes, jazz and classical music, and a variety of other events coming to Lansing.

Meijer Gardens announces 2019 summer lineup

Written by Revue Staff | Thursday, 11 April 2019 11:32 |

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has announced its 2019 lineup, with 30 shows across a wide variety of genres.

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