Peachy keen

When it’s drab and dreary, adding a bright, vibrant shade to your outfit can help you escape a gray day. One of the most popular colors right now is peach. A recent trip to Carson’s and Nordstrom revealed that this hue is one of the hottest shades this summer. The color can be found in…

Best and worst: Golden Globes Fashion 2014

The 2014 Golden Globes red carpet filled with extremes on Sunday night– some sported severly slicked-back ‘dos, while other starlets’ hair that looked the rushed out of bed without even running a brush through it. Many fashionistas sported overly bland and frumpy ensembles, while others were just too flashy and out there. But some stars…

Indie pick of the week: The Black Atlantic

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit With acoustic guitars and a floating feel, listening to The Black Atlantic is an escape. But behind the seemingly light sound are strong lyrics, with very emotional themes. The stage name belongs to Geert van der Velde, a folksy alternative rock singer-songwriter from the Netherlands. “For as long as I can remember,Continue reading “Indie pick of the week: The Black Atlantic”

Time to shine

New Year’s may be over, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put away your sparkling clothing. Stores are stocking up for spring, and one of the season’s top trends  glitters among the racks. Brighten up a drab winter day by adding sparkles, sequins, glitter and gem stones to your look. When the weather is…

Frk returns to Griffins

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Right wing Martin Frk, 20, was reassigned from the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye to the Grand Rapids Griffins by the Detroit Red Wings Thursday. After skating 15 games with the Walleye since Nov. 4, Frk has earned 13 points and 10 IPM in addition to emerging in six contests with GrandContinue reading “Frk returns to Griffins”

Tazo Organic Spicy Ginger: a rooibos tea with a bite

There’s something about the taste of ginger and citrus– it’s a tasty blend. Tazo’s Organic Spicy Ginger meshes those flavors with lemon verbena, chamomile, fennel and licorice, to blend with a smooth green rooibos tea. The combination is tasty, a full flavor that stays with you after each sip. Tazo describes their Organic Spicy Ginger…

Candy Cane Lane: a taste-tea holiday treat

Celestial Seasonings’ Candy Cane Lane is a delicious peppermint vanilla green tea. The holidays are just around the corner– which means great food and delicious desserts. And a tasty meal or snack is not complete without the perfect cup of tea. Celestial Seasonings’ “Candy Cane Lane” Holiday Tea is a naturally sweet peppermint decaffeinated green…