GRAM on the Green Summer Concert Series Returns for its 10th Season

The Grand Rapids Art Museum has been serving its community, bringing all forms of art to West Michigan residents. This summer is no exception as the museum is currently in its tenth season of GRAM on the Green, its annual outdoor summer concert series. This Thursday night free event includes food trucks, dancing and a cash bar and those who […]

NATIONAL SUNGLASSES DAY: Rx Optical’s 2018 Summertime Shade Trends

Our friends at Rx Optical are at it again for #NationalSunglassesDay (June 27) and they are showcasing summertime shade trends perfect for walking the boardwalk or exploring Grand Rapids on a beautiful sunny day. Rx Optical has 53 office locations throughout Michigan, and our team stopped by the Breton Village office to check out their large variety of sunglasses options […]

Griffins to Kick Off the 15th Annual Lids at the Library Event

We all know how important helmet safety is and, to raise awareness, the Grand Rapids Griffins Hockey Team will be hosting the ‘Lids at the Library’ event. Lids at the Library will include a number of fun community events including the giving away of two hundred bike helmets. The helmets will be given to children aged 1-12 at local library […]

Detroit’s Original Coney Island Scheduled to Open in Grand Rapids

The taste of a Coney Island hot dog is one that is rarely duplicated and can be difficult to find. Grand Rapids residents will be thrilled to learn that this flavor experience is one that will be available to them daily due to the opening of Detroit’s Original Coney Island which is scheduled for the end of July. Read on […]

The Cars and Coffee Grand Rapids Event to Take Place at the Downtown Market June 15

If you love cars, and you love coffee, then oh boy, do we have the event for you! On June 15, from 7-10 PM, the Cars and Coffee Grand Rapids event will be taking place at the Downtown Market. Here, automotive enthusiasts from all around the country will be bringing their custom, exotic and high-performance cars to Grand Rapids, much […]

The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival Comes to Grand Rapids June 15-16

When we think of supporting the arts in our community, we think of music, paintings, dance performances…. But what about chalk? Although we may not think of it as such, chalk has been an art form used by many of us before we even started school and, with a bit of creativity, it can be elevated to be considered awe […]

Founders Fest Returns to Grand Rapids on June 16

Beer and music fans in Grand Rapids are likely to be looking forward to the upcoming Founders Fest 2018: A Celebration of Beer and Music. This annual event is now in it’s 11th year and will present the community with great beer and musical performances on Saturday June 16 from 3-11 PM in the Founders Tap Room. Read on to […]

City Built Brewing to Celebrate Its One Year Anniversary June 9

Although it’s a relatively new company, City Built Brewing is quickly establishing itself as a great place to drink and hang out. It is building a reputation for its quality beers and the sense of community one can enjoy when coming in for a meal or brew. Those that remember the day it opened may be surprised to find out […]