GR{KNOW} | Pottery Lane To Renovate Aging Building on Wealthy Street

Pottery Lane is known as a shop where locals can get their hands dirty while creating unique pottery designs. New developments are underway as owner Kelly Kermode has announced plans to possibly purchase and renovate an aging building on Wealthy St. as a new location.  The building Kermode is looking to buy is located at 710 Wealthy St SE. Kermode […]

#GRANDNEW | Metro Grand Rapids Opens Its Doors July 27

The Grand Rapids art scene is on the rise. Local artists have been seeking available venues to showcase their talents. Metro Grand Rapids has a winning concept that is here to celebrate local talent while striving to embrace diversity and inclusion! Grand Opening Party | Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 6PM Location | 1901 Division St. S. {Garfield Park Neighborhood} […]

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 […]

Get To GR{Know} | Paul Jendrasiak

Paul McCartney. KISS. Aerosmith. Taylor Swift. Metallica. These are all legends that most of us can only hope to have seen from afar. During his 30 plus year career, Paul Jendrasiak has been lucky enough to have had the chance to photograph all of these buzz-worthy musicians, as well as many more when they played music venues in the West […]

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Announces the Opening of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture Garden

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has long been a haven for art and nature. In their efforts to consistently provide a new experience for Grand Rapids locals, they have just announced the opening of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture Garden. Find out more about what you can expect when you visit. The Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture […]

15+ Spring and Summer Events on Grand Rapids’ West Side

As the weather heats up, Grand Rapids residents can look forward to fun activities happening all around the city. Since GRNow’s HQ is at the Hendrik (which makes us West Side residents) we have rounded up over 15 West Side events we ALL can look forward to. 5/16: The Holiday Spring Wine Event: Stop down to The Holiday from 6:30-9:30 […]

Dirty Honey @ The Stache 3.26.19

Dirty Honey is a rock band out of Los Angeles’ who just released their debut EP which you can find here on Spotify. They’re currently on tour supporting Red Sun Rising, alongside with Goodbye June, and will also be going on tour this summer with Slash, of Guns N’Roses fame. Dirty Honey have many summer festivals coming up, such as […]

Nothing More @ 20 Monroe Live | 3.6.19

Photos by Stephanie Curtis Stephanie is a college student and live music enthusiast, who enjoys following her favorite bands around the state of Michigan and elsewhere. She loves collecting drumsticks, guitar picks, set lists, and tattoos. Her love for photography started in high school and continues to grow every year. If you see her at a show say hi and get […]