Mash-Up Masters The Hood Internet Visit The Pyramid Scheme

Written by Elyse Wild | Wednesday, 19 June 2013 16:55 |

Though Steve Riedell and Aarone Brink are rarely in the same room, the two just released their seventh mixtape and remixed more than 500 tracks. 

While Riedell resides in Chicago and Brink in North Carolina, the mash-up duo known as The Hood Internet spent the past six years collaborating via the real Internet, remixing tracks that cut indie-rock with underground hip-hop.

Not Your Parents' Weed

Written by Nick Manes | Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:29 |

Anyone who has been following the rise of the craft beer scene knows that drinking a Bell's Two Hearted IPA is nothing like drinking a Miller Lite. The flavors are more pronounced and the potency is much stronger. Now, it appears that marijuana is going down the same road.

Ask anyone who has smoked marijuana lately and they'll tell you it's more potent. Like, melt-your-face strong.

"The biggest reason (marijuana is getting more potent) is that they're breeding that into it," said Chris Paholak, a clinical coordinator with Advantage Health and Holistic, based out of Mount Pleasant. "It's the difference between what's natural, what's recreational and what's considered medicinal."

Grand Rapids Civic Goes Blonde

Written by Allison Parker | Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:27 |

A big personality is coming to the Grand Rapids Civic, and she's bold, beautiful and blond — very blonde.

Devoted slave to everything pretty, pricey and pink, Legally Blonde's Elle Woods is a celebratory spoof of all things young and girly. Accessorized by catchy pop tunes, bubblegum-colored sets and a divalicious Chihuahua, Elle couldn't be happier with her life as a sorority queen bee.

The Joy Formidable Strengthens its Bones

Written by Dwayne Hoover | Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:24 |

Wolff's Law is anatomist Julius Wolff's theory that states bones adapt to the amount of pressure put on them. Meaning that over time, as the amount of stress on a bone increases so does the bone's strength.

Because two locations are better than one, jewelry maven Prudence Kauffman has opened a second Dear Prudence location in the MoDiv incubator stores on the corner of Monroe and Division in Grand Rapids. Kauffman says the best thing about the spot is "energy is crazy through the roof right now. There's a constant flow and we're in the middle of this huge awakening downtown."

Pop into the itty-bitty biz spot for custom sterling pieces, monogram necklaces, phone covers and custom fingerprint necklaces. Visit the Dear Prudence Facebook page or dearprudence.com for more deets.

Sink's Spins on Music: A look at live music in the great outdoors

Written by John Sinkevics | Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:20 |

There's nothing quite like it, as Michigan's ultra-vibrant summer festival and amphitheater concert scene has demonstrated again and again. And a decade into its run as Grand Rapids' premier outdoor venue Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has again upped the ante in terms of sheer numbers and breadth of genres represented.

June Movie Previews: This Is The End; Man Of Steel; World War Z

Written by Elizabeth Badovinac, Jordan Brasko and T Stastny | Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:18 |

Here is a first look at this month's movie premiers, which include titles like Man of Steel, World War Z and This Is The End.

Mark Binelli Chips Away at Detroit’s Doomsday Facade

Written by Kyle Austin | Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:16 |

In the midst of the recent global economic recession, artists from all over the world descended on Detroit to tell the same tale of unemployment rates, rampant home foreclosures, abandoned neighborhoods and crumbling skyscrapers. Mark Binelli does it differently.

June Free Market: Aperitivo; On Deck Sports Bar and Grill

Written by Steven Depolo | Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:14 |

Free Market was excited to learn about the opening of Aperitivo in the burgeoning Downtown Market (24 S. Division Ave.) in Grand Rapids. Art of the Table honcho Amy Ruis has teamed up with cheese monger and chef Kate Leeder to create foodie heaven in hobo town.

Seth Bernard attended his first folk festival at four years old, which explains his why he's a leading figure of the booming Michigan roots music scene.

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