Author: Brighid Driscoll

GTPulse: Traverse City Vet Offers Holistic Pet Healing

Show Caption Hide Caption Holistic health practices have become something I’m increasingly interested in. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m getting older and looking for more ways to keep myself healthy, or if it’s because I’ve just been around it more after moving here. Either way, I’m grateful. Things like acupuncture and various natural herbal remedies have made an…

GTPulse: Edible Flowers For Beauty and Health

Flowers are an attractive way to dress up your coffee or dining table, but did you know that some of them can be used to dress up your food too? Naomi Call owns Alchemy Farms and uses flowers for everything from edible bouquets to making teas.

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GTPulse: Local Catering Company Rises ‘From The Ashes’

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Photo by: Meg Paxton Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption All of our lives have been changed in some way this year. For Kristy VerSnyder, 2020 was going to be a year enjoying a busy but exciting summer season with her farm to table catering company…

Elevate Student Ministries Will Host Youth Summer Camp

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GTPulse: A Little Farm With A Lot of Love

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption While in quarantine I often thought about how nice it’d be to have a garden. It would be nice to have something that I could funnel nervous time and energy into but…

GTPulse: The Tale of the White Tiger

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption In Taylor, Michigan there used to be a Taekwondo dojo on the corner of Weddel and Ecorse. Almost exactly nine years ago I was spending a Saturday afternoon there testing for my red belt. The standalone, brick building was easy to pass by. Surrounded by downriver delicacies like…

GTPulse: Retro Airstream is Transformed Into Dreamy, Traveling Event Space

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GTPulse: Getting Around Town By Pedicab

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption From cerulean blue waters in the Maldives to colorful paper lanterns that illuminate alleyways in Thailand, Jessica Messer has been all over the world. “I actually told my…

GTPulse: Kingsley Girl Works Summer Odd Jobs to Save For College

Elaina Abbarak won't be waiting tables or scooping ice cream for the summer. In an effort to pay for her first semester of Northern Michigan University she's using her outdoor skills to save up money and be her own boss.

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption No one forgets their first time moving away from home. Whether for school, a job or just a craving for change, moving out on your own for the first time is a nerve-wracking and exciting experience. Newly graduated from Kingsley High School, Elaina Abarrak is moving away for…

GTPulse: GTCBMX Opens for 21st Season

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Entertainment options have changed for at least the summer. With recreational activities like movie theaters, concerts and larger sporting events off the table, how will our summer evenings be spent? For me personally, I’ll be spending more time outside with…