Locally Grown & Internationally Known

It’s an unseasonably warm night as guests arrive for the Italian Winter Dinner cooking class at Le Chat Gourmet in Eaton Rapids, Mich.30 Students open the doors to find a European-inspired kitchen. Denene Vincent, executive chef and owner of Le Chat …

Turning a passion into a labor of love

Photo by Leah K. Photography Fitness is an all important aspect of many of our lives. It’s a vessel for maintaining your health both physically and mentally. There’s no doubt that incorporating exercise into your schedule can do leaps and bounds …

Connecting Women in The Sports Community

  Kristin Porter is the first person to admit that she is lucky in regard to how her career has played out.“I was in the right place at the right time and knew the right people,” said Porter, Michigan State University’s Men’s Basketball …

Katalyst Gallery & Gift Boutique

Photos by Erika Hodges Katalyst Gallery and Gift Boutique has been showcasing retail, fair trade and designer pieces of art since September 2010 and has contributed a great deal to the greater Lansing arts community ever since. Sarah Christiansen, owner …

Creative Dwellings

Photos by Erika HodgesWalking into Dwell, there’s an immediate sense of happiness and calm; like stepping into your grandmother’s home. Dwell is a unique boutique located in Okemos, Mich., and that’s exactly what Tamara Jackard and Jill Schaefer …

Business Meets Charity with The York Project

Three and a half years ago, Josh York was living in Livonia, Mich,, going to community college and playing in a band called Yours Truly. After spending plenty of money on screen-printed t-shirts for gigs and other band events, York had the idea to screen-print …

Special Sweet Treats

Nikki Thompson Frazer has two daughters who suffer from allergies to wheat, corn, soy, fish, eggs, milk and nuts, making eating desserts or baked goods extremely difficult. Having children with food allergies can seem like a big challenge for some parents, …