#GRANDNEW | Cafè de Miro Now Open in Breton Village

Location | 1878 Breton Rd. SE {in Breton Village near Studio Barre} Hours | Monday – Sunday | 7A – 5P Speciality | A Kurdish-style Mediterranean cafè serving a variety of healthy food. Café de Miro is the perfect complement to the local flavor and aesthetic of Breton Village. The cafè opened it’s doors on May 20 and offers a […]

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 […]

Meritage Hospitality Group Announces New Brunch Concept on East Beltline

Meritage Hospitality Group is taking the term “brunch so hard” to the next level. Their plan is to bring a new dining concept to the Grand Rapids area late this summer. Where | 1600 East Beltline NE (yes, that’s the current Twisted Rooster location) Speciality | Brunch focused, chef-inspired eats from scratch Twisted Rooster will be closing in June to […]

Proposal to Build a Grocery Store in Eastown Awaits Approval

As Grand Rapids continues to grow, unused spaces are being scouted for their potential to become a part of the thriving business community. To this end, Jacey Ehmann – president and founder of Grand Rapids’ Metric Structure – has purchased the property located at 1201 Wealthy St. SE {corner of Wealthy & Fuller} in hopes to build a grocery store. […]

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 […]

Third Annual Cider Week Comes to Grand Rapids May 12-18

Raise your glasses Grand Rapids – it’s Cider Week! Get to know your local cideries and explore innovative flavors with unique pairings, while engaging in cider related activities all over the city. If you are planning on attending, here are some of the things you can look forward to. When | Sunday, May 12, 2019 – Saturday, May 18, 2019 […]

The 1st Annual Michigan Kombucha Festival Comes to Grand Rapids May 18

  There’s a #GRANDNEW event coming to Grand Rapids featuring all things Kombucha. This slightly alcoholic fermented green or black tea drink is growing in popularity due to it’s ability to provide a buzz, as well as potential health benefits. Sounds like a win-win to us! If you’re a fan of this drink, you will want to attend the 1st Annual […]

5 Reasons to Attend Barley, BBQ & Beats

The Barley, BBQ and Beats event is coming to Grand Rapids! This will be a great opportunity to have fun with likeminded members of the community while supporting a good cause. The event will be held on Saturday, May 11 at DeVos Place and tickets are just $40 or $45 at the door. Read on to find out five reasons […]

GR{KNOW} | Exciting Developments at Creston Brewery

If you’re a fan of Creston Brewery you will be excited to learn about all that’s happening at their location. You can already expect great food, a variety of beer selections, a vibrant event space and patio where locals can soak up the warm West Michigan weather. Today, we are sharing a few coming developments to look forward to in […]

Local 741 Under New Ownership – Iron Well Bar to Open Soon

Grand Rapids is a city that is thriving, growing and shifting. An upcoming transition locals can look forward to will be taking place at the Local 741. New ownership has been announced at this location, by James Matthews, with its new identity as the Iron Well – a neighborhood bar that’s ‘a little bit country, a little bit rock n’ roll’. […]