Top 4th of July Fireworks in West Michigan

ALLEGAN COUNTY Allegan – All activities July 3. Parade at 5:30 p.m.; activities 6 p.m.; fireworks 10:15 p.m. Dorr Township – Festival July 1- 4; fireworks July 4 at dusk. Hopkins Township – Fireworks July 4 at dusk. Saugatuck-Douglas – Parade 2 p.m.; festival 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.; fireworks at dusk. BARRY COUNTY Gun Lake (Yankee Springs Township) – […]

20 Places to Cool Off in Grand Rapids: Swim Edition!

The temperature is rising here in West Michigan and everybody could use a swim! Pools and lakes are super fun ways to spend the day with your friends and family, and there are tons of fantastic and affordable options right near Grand Rapids. Here are 20 places to cool off! Long Lake Park – Open natural areas with a mile of water on […]

6 Fun Things to do to Celebrate Father’s Day 2018

There is nothing more special than showing your love and appreciation for your dad on Father’s Day. Father’s Day is a day to commemorate all the great dads out there and bring families together in fun and exciting ways. Here are 6 awesome ways to spend the day with your day here in Grand Rapids. Charley’s Crab With a wide […]

Food, drinks, live music, and animals! John Ball Zoo hosts RendeZoo 2018

Get ready for the wildest party in town! On Friday, June 8th, John Ball Zoo is hosting its annual fundraising event, RendeZoo, where guests can enjoy live music, food, drinks, and even interact with some of the zoo’s amazing animals. RendeZoo is an annual fundraising event that has raised millions of dollars for the zoo for things such as endangered species conservation […]

Grand New: Forty Acres Soul Kitchen

New to Grand Rapids’ Eastown, Forty Acres Soul Kitchen offers much more than an authentic American experience. Passionate Grand Rapidians Darel Ross and Lewis Williams are committed to telling the story and celebrating the rich culture of Black America. Located at 1059 Wealthy St SE, Forty Acres features an authentic menu that strives to share the tasteful experience that made this country. Posted […]

Ready. Set. Search: Scavenger Hunts in Grand Rapids

Grab your magnifying glass and your map, because May 24th is National Scavenger Hunt Day! From your happiest childhood memories to your fun workplace exercises, scavenger hunts have been an entertaining activity for all ages for nearly a decade. A scavenger hunt is a game where teams or individuals are prompted to search or “scavenge” for a list of predetermined […]