Guide to Thanksgiving Brunches & Dinners

Our look at local restaurants hosting Thanksgiving Day brunches and buffets is out. Take a look at the complete list: http://www.grnow.com/thanksgiving/


Photos: BØRNS in Chicago

Paul Jendrasiak was in Chicago over the weekend and stopped by Shuga Records and the Double Door to catch BØRNS. BØRNS is fronted by Garrett Borns who was born and raised in Grand Haven. He recently released his first full length album Dopamine, which debuted in the top 25 after his appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Photos by […]


First All Wild Brewery in the Works for Grand Rapids

A husband and wife team are planning to open Grand Rapids’ first 100% wild brewery. Mitch and Whitney Ermatinger announced the upcoming project, a small-scale brewery called Speciation Artisan Ales that will focus on producing sour and funky beers released each month in bottles. The brewery’s name is inspired by the natural variations that occur in nature over time to create […]

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Best Dog Parks in GR

by Eastown Veterinary Clinic With the thought of winter looming over our heads, there is no better time to get outside with your dog and visit one of West Michigan’s dog parks. Every dog owner has a different set of criteria they use when selecting their go-to dog park.  Whether it’s the scenery or a large off-leash section that draws you […]


GRNow Weekend Guide November 13-15, 2015

Check out a wide variety of events around GR this weekend including Fantasia Live!, the Dirty Duel Trail Race and the Drive’s home opener.  Friday, November 13 Fantasia Live – At DeVos Performance Hall, watch scenes from the classic original Fantasia and Disney Fantasia 2000 as the Grand Rapids Symphony provides the score to both films live. Tickets start at […]


New Kickboxing Studio Opening on Monroe Ave

CKO Kickboxing, one of the fastest-growing fitness franchises in the nation,will open their first Midwest location at Lofts on Monroe at 820 Monroe Ave. NW. The 3,500 square foot space, owned and operated by Studio Reno is slated to open early January 2016 in the 616 Development-owned mixed-use building. The kickboxing studio will feature 60 6-foot-tall 150-pound bags to support one-hour group […]


GRPD & Meijer Team Up for Trick-or-Treating

Grand Rapids Police Officers working on Halloween will pass out candy to trick-or-treaters this year. Meijer has donated 200 bags of candy that will be distributed by Officers from dusk until 8 p.m. The initiative is part of the ongoing effort to positively interact with the community, according to the City. “This partnership is a great way to encourage Halloween Safety, […]