Grand Rapids Local Licks: An Ice Cream Shop Guide

By Tylee Shay We are helping you cool down this summer with a guide to the best spots for a sweet treat. Grand Rapids has a variety of local ice cream shops featuring fresh, handmade flavors including vegan, gluten free, and dairy free options. Here’s a few of our favorites: Furniture City Creamery* This quaint cone shop makes all of […]

Grandwich 2018 Winner Announced

Yesterday, the Grandwich judges took their stomachs on a tour of 10 tasty sandwiches to find the ultimate representation of Grand Rapids; between to pieces of “bread”. At each location, the judges’ based scores on taste, appearance, use of locally sourced ingredients, and more. From the top 10 to top 3, see how these sandwiches stacked up… Top 10 And now, onto your Top 3 […]

Grand New: Wine Tasting Room Downtown Grand Rapids

Pinky’s up! There’s a GRAND NEW wine bar on the GR scene.   Forty Pearl is a family-owned, full-service tasting room and an exciting new addition located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Their mission is to provide a unique dining and tasting experience, as well as the finest Michigan exclusive wine selection. The Brengman Brothers winery, you might have […]

10 Reasons to Love Caledonia

Caledonia Township, which includes the Village of Caledonia, is a West Michigan community that provides its residents with scenic views, family events, and thriving businesses. Located on the southern border of Kent County, the Township is one of the fastest growing in West Michigan. Although it aims to maintain a small town feel, it’s close enough to downtown GR to […]

Deonna Marie’s BINK Opera/Hip-Hop Program Makes its Way to GR

  Rich in the culture of performing arts, Grand Rapids has produced many well known and talented artists. Among them is Deonna Marie, also known as the “Gift of Voice”, a performer and teacher of aspiring singers. She is the creator of the BINK Opera/Hip-Hop Program and graduate of Ottawa Hills High School.  Deonna’s BINK program merges the genres of […]

Grand New: Homebrew Creators Video Game Design Event

 Those who care about the youth of the Grand Rapids community and value the advances of technology in our society, should take a genuine interest in the upcoming 1st annual Grand Rapids Homebrew Creators Video Game Design Event. This is an event that is hosted by the Midwest Tech Project, aiming to familiarize attendees with the fundamentals of video game […]

February Top 15 Events in the Grand Rapids Area

February is here and you know what that means…that’s right, Valentine’s Day. Whether you are looking for something to do with that special someone, trying to find that special someone, looking for an event to attend where you can forget about that no longer special someone, or just want to take time out for yourself, Grand Rapids has events galore. Here […]

10 Vehicles We’re Excited to See at the Michigan International Auto Show in Grand Rapids

Car enthusiasts and those looking to purchase a new ride will enjoy the Michigan International Auto Show right here, in downtown Grand Rapids, next weekend. From classic cars to the Million Dollar Motorway and 2018/2019 vehicle models, we guarantee you’d find a ride or two worth drooling over or even one to ‘take home’. Even though we love all the cars that […]

Blue Moon Party at Woosah

When all is in line in the universe, it’s a beautiful thing. And what could be more serendipitous than having the Grand Rapids print shop Woosah, schedule their Calm in the Cosmos print release just days away from the first Blue Moon Lunar Eclipse in 150 years? Well, I’d say this lining up of affairs calls for a celebration! And […]