GR{KNOW} | Design Updates to the Exterior of the Van Andel Arena Underway

Van Andel Arena is in the heart of Grand Rapids and a terrific venue for major concerts and sporting events. Now there will be even more to look forward to when you visit the arena for an event. Plans are in the works for an exterior facelift to make the location more modern and practical. The project will include an […]

#GRANDNEW | Cafè de Miro Now Open in Breton Village

Location | 1878 Breton Rd. SE {in Breton Village near Studio Barre} Hours | Monday – Sunday | 7A – 5P Speciality | A Kurdish-style Mediterranean cafè serving a variety of healthy food. Café de Miro is the perfect complement to the local flavor and aesthetic of Breton Village. The cafè opened it’s doors on May 20 and offers a […]

#GRANDNEW | New Waterfront Concert Series In Grand Haven

In West Michigan we take full advantage of all that summer has to offer. The Summer Sessions Waterfront Concert Series coming to Grand Haven is expected to take the concert experience {and season} to another level. Event | Summer Sessions | Waterfront Concert Series Location | Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium | 1 N. Harbor Drive, Grand Haven, MI 49417 When | […]

GR{KNOW} | Hotel Rose To Open In Rockford

West Michigan is expanding at a rapid pace. In response, the area is continuing to prepare for increased tourism with new accommodations. The latest development is Hotel Rose – a boutique hotel scheduled to open in the Rockford area. Development of the hotel is currently in the early stages. Orion Real Estate Solutions has signed a letter of intent to […]

#GRANDNEW | Break Room Therapy Coming To Byron Center

When you’re booked and busy while doing all of the things, a stress reliever is absolutely necessary! Break Room Therapy may be able to help you in this department. Opening in West Michigan on Thursday, June 6, Break Room Therapy will offer you this type of relief and you don’t have to worry about replacing your personal possessions. Here’s a bit […]

Family Fun | 4 Walker/Standale Events That Should Be On Your Radar This Summer

Walker/Standale are one in the same. This suburb located just west of Grand Rapids, is a vibrant community known for being a terrific place to live, work and grow. This summer, the city will be hosting several exciting events. Read on for a complete lineup of what’s to come. June 10 | Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival: Hosted by the Kent District […]

Festival of the Arts | A 50 Year Celebration

50.YEARS.STRONG aka HALF A CENTURY! Festival of the Arts is celebrating a major milestone as the longest running festival in Michigan and YOU’RE INVITED! Find out what you can expect when you attend this weekend’s event. The 2019 Festival of the Arts will take place on June 7, 8 and 9. This free event is a celebration of every type of […]

What Is Culture Pass GR and Why You Need It

Say hello to Culture Pass GR – an affordable way to visit local attractions in Grand Rapids! This three-day pass costs $24 and affords access to seven downtown attractions. It also includes offers and discounts to local arts and culture organizations like Broadway Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Treetop Adventure Park and Opera Grand Rapids. Purchasing the pass will give you […]

DAAC Finds New Location on Plainfield Avenue

  The Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) has been serving the Grand Rapids community as an artistic outlet for over 15 years. Back in 2013, the collective left their location on Division Avenue when the building come under new ownership. They are happy to announce that they have found a new venue! Where | 1553 Plainfield Avenue {Creston Neighborhood} About […]

Meritage Hospitality Group Announces New Brunch Concept on East Beltline

Meritage Hospitality Group is taking the term “brunch so hard” to the next level. Their plan is to bring a new dining concept to the Grand Rapids area late this summer. Where | 1600 East Beltline NE (yes, that’s the current Twisted Rooster location) Speciality | Brunch focused, chef-inspired eats from scratch Twisted Rooster will be closing in June to […]