Meet Jen Host

The temperatures this past week suggest otherwise, but fall is around the corner. I enjoy walking along the tree lined streets of Alger Heights and listening to the crunching of the leaves beneath my fe et.  Growing up, I walked to school.  The start of a new school...

Meet The Artist, Betsy O’Neill

Betsy O’Neill invited me to her adorable home in Alger Heights on the last day in July.  Abundant color met me from her yard; purple and pink flox, yellow milkweed, and multiple butterflies fluttered, in the way butterflies do, around golden...

The Community of Alger Heights

Alger Heights is a heavily desired neighborhood.  The location, the quaint homes, the tight knit community, are some of the many reasons home buyers are seeking to set roots in Alger Heights.  Last Friday, while I was out door-knocking to...

Rooted Floral CO

This month, The Rooted Floral Company is celebrating their 1st anniversary.  Partners in business and friends in life, Sam Schmuker and Lindsay Laplow, met one another while working at Horrocks on Breton in Kentwood.  Now, Sam and Lindsay live in Alger Heights. ...

851 Nevada St

Welcome to 851 Nevada St Historic Alger Heights farmhouse built in 1890. Original farm house for the neighborhood. Five bed with two full and one half bath. "In-Law" guest suite in basement. Multiple living areas including den, front living/family room,...

Heights Yoga Project

I had the pleasure of meeting with Tori Dean, a yoga instructor involved with the Heights Yoga Project on a warm morning in June.  Tori and a few others have stepped up and taken over leading yoga instruction in the Alger Park neighborhood while founder, Niki...

Zumba in Alger Heights

Join the Alger Heights community this Tuesday, June 20 for Zumba! Zumba is a total body workout that focuses on cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.  The fun starts at 7 PM at Alger Middle School.  Zumba at Alger Middle School is an outreach program...

Seymour Branch of Grand Rapids Public Library

On the corner of Alger and Eastern, surrounded by luscious green grass, lies the Seymour Branch of Grand Rapids Public Library.   I stopped in on a Monday afternoon soon after the doors opened for the day and chairs were already occupied by kids in shorts and flip...

Eastern & Alger Pop Up Market

It’s finally outdoor market time in West Michigan and Alger Heights has it’s own pop up market! Come join me, Victoria, with the Steve Volkers Group on Saturday, June 17 from 9am-3 pm for the Eastern & Alger pop up market.  The business district of Alger Heights...

Icons Coffee

Before I got into real estate, I studied creative writing in college.  I learned quickly in my first year that I wasn’t the library type. As a result, I spent a lot of time in coffee shops. I worked best in an environment with distractions; chatter, music, espresso...

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