12th & Viv candles
Small Business Saturday: This Black-Owned Business Is Dedicated to the Owner’s Grandmother. Check Out 12th and Viv.
The luxury boutique bears the family matriarch’s name and carries on her regal legacy with lush home goods.
A small business in Detroit making masks for the coronavirus pandemic, supported by Michigan Women Forward.
This Program Helped More Than 300 Michigan Businesses Survive the Pandemic

From restaurants to child-care services, Michigan's small businesses are finding ways to thrive amidst the pandemic thanks, in part, to the Michigan Entrepreneur Resilience Fund.

Michiganders have a lot to be thankful for after a turbulent year.
‘Ganders Give Thanks: Here’s What Michiganders Are Thankful For

Some are stuck away from home, while others see missing out on snow as good fortune. What are you thankful for this year?

Volunteers help to give food away during a Thanksgiving food distribution event at Food Bank For New York City in the Harlem neighborhood on November 16, 2020 in New York City. Food Bank For New York City partnered with Stop & Shop and WBLS' The Steve Harvey Morning Show to give away turkeys, holiday boxes, and fresh produce to families in Harlem for Thanksgiving. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
These Immigrant Communities Helped One Another Survive COVID. They Want To Make That Unnecessary.

In the absence of accessible government aid, immigrant communities banded together to provide food, shelter, and information. It shouldn't have to be that way.

Mayor Smith, Rep.-elect Aiyash, Rep. Pohutsky, and Justice-elect Welch.
What These Four Michigan Leaders Are Thankful for in This Very Weird Year

Finding something to be thankful for in 2020 isn't always easy, but these Michigan leaders have found the bright spots amid this tense, exhausting year.

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Keep Going Michigan: Meet the Environmental Groups Fighting for Mother Earth. Consider Joining Them Too.

Climate change has affected everything from Michigan’s air quality to the natural habitats of the indigenous animal and plant life—but Michiganders can help stop the destruction.

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A List of 13 Ways to Prepare for Michigan’s 2020 Winter

Michiganders are encouraged to prepare their cars and homes ahead of the winter. Here’s what you need to know.

Rebel in Grand Rapids is accepting customers in person and online for Small Business Saturday and beyond.
Small Business Saturday: Michigan’s Rebel Shop Has Gifts to Cheer and Celebrate Everyone in Your Life

This Grand Rapids boutique is ready to welcome shoppers in person and online this holiday season.

Wordsmiths and grammarians have until Nov. 30 to submit their words to Lake Superior State University's annual list of most-hated words and phrases.
This Michigan University Wants Your Help to Ban the Most Irritating, Annoying, Grating Words and Phrases

Do you always catch yourself rolling your eyes when people say that one thing? If so, submit it to this annual list of banned words.