Grand New: The Commons Brings Retro Flair to Grand Rapids

When a restaurant looks like it could’ve been the backdrop for “That 70’s Show”,  you know you’re in for some fun! Located 547 Cherry St in the Oakwood apartment complex in Heritage Hill, The Commons is a restaurant and lounge that transports you back in time; with wood paneling and retro tv’s. The Commons definitely has a nostalgic feel that will have you curling […]

Filipino Lantern Workshop and Parade Comes to Grand Rapids Dec. 2

This holiday season, their Filipino community will be taking center stage with the GR Filipino Parol Lantern Parade and Lantern Workshop. Both events will be taking place on Dec. 2 at Start Garden. Find out more about what you can expect when you attend. The event begins with the Lantern Workshop. The workshop is free to attend, but guests will […]

Grand New: Poke Toki

If you’re familiar with poke, then you’ll be happy to know that there’s a new poke shop in town! Poke Toki is now serving customers, via soft opening hours, at 5150 Northland DR NE – Northland/Beltline at Plainfield. Not familiar with the delicious Hawaiian dish? Well, poke (pronounced “POKE-KAY”) features raw, diced, marinated fish tossed with rice, vegetables and sauces. […]

Christmastime in the City: Why Wheelhouse is Our Favorite Holiday Hot Spot

Being from Grand Rapids may make us a little biased, but we think it’s the best city in West Michigan to visit during the holidays. From ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle to the twinkling-light lined streets of downtown and holiday-themed shows like the Nutcracker at DeVos Performance Hall – there is no lack of holiday spirit for you to […]

11 Things You Should Know About the International Wine, Beer and Food Festival

The Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival is an annual tasting event that features 1700 wines beers and ciders from around the world as well as creations from fine local restaurants. Now in its 11th year, it is the perfect activity for those wanting to learn more about food and spirits as well as connoisseurs looking to experience […]

Lights on Creston Event Taking Place Dec. 5

Photo courtesy of Best of Creston Facebook page The holiday season is coming to the Grand Rapids area so be sure to mark your calendars for lots of fun-filled events. One event that is a must attend is the Lights on Creston event that will be taking place on December 5 from 4-9 PM. Find out more about what you […]

Naughty Betty Opens in the Grand Rapids Area

Photo courtesy of Naughty Bettie Facebook page Looking for something more comfortable to slip into? Naughty Betty has it all! Just opened in the Grand Rapids area, the shop is Michigan’s first and only European inspired lingerie boutique. They offer a wide variety of quality lingerie that is meant to suit a number of tastes and body types. Find out […]

The Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World Comes to Meijer Gardens

Photo courtesy of Fredrick Meijer Gardens The Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is known for being a haven of beauty and an escape to nature for visitors and residents alike. With the holiday season coming, we can all look forward to the institution’s annual Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World which will be on display from November 20 […]