Grand Rapids debuts serene Japanese garden featuring sculpture, tea

Jun 12, 2015

Grand Rapids debuts serene Japanese garden featuring sculpture, tea

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids is opening its $22 million Japanese garden after years of construction, offering a place for tranquility and contemplation that integrates contemporary sculpture with trees and plants. The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden makes its ...

Harbaugh gets warm welcome upon return to Michigan

Dec 31, 2014

Harbaugh gets warm welcome upon return to Michigan

By the time Jim Harbaugh walked onto the court at halftime of the Michigan basketball game, his homecoming had turned into a full-fledged pep rally. “I pledge to you that we will do our very best to carry on the great tradition of Michigan ...

Nov 18, 2014

Gay marriage issue squarely before U.S. Supreme Court

A same-sex couple from the state of Michigan is putting the question of the right to marry nationwide squarely before the U.S. Supreme Court. The couple’s plea to be allowed to marry was being filed Monday. It asks the justices to hold that state ...

Michigan man guilty of terrorism in road shootings

Jan 30, 2014

Michigan man guilty of terrorism in road shootings

A man who spread fear across Michigan by firing at about two dozen vehicles near a busy highway was convicted of terrorism Wednesday as a jury rejected his claim that the shootings were the impulsive result of wild, uncontrolled delusions and paranoia. The jury ...

Detroit renews urban policy debate

| Jul 20, 2013

Detroit renews urban policy debate

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A national urban policy would not have saved Detroit, but the city’s bankruptcy filing Thursday was a vivid reminder of how the problems of America’s cities have long ceased to be a focal point of the political debate in presidential campaigns or on Capitol ...