#GrandNew: Hancock Restaurant Now Open on Wealthy Street in Uptown

You may live in Grand Rapids but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the taste of Nashville right here in town. Hancock Grand Rapids is now open at 1157 Wealthy St SE (corner of Wealthy and Fuller). This rehabbed historical building, once service station, is bringing that downhome cooking to the Uptown/Wealthy Street neighborhood.  Hancock officially opened their shop on March 11, […]

Our 19 Most Anticipated Projects For GR for 2019

  With the year ending with stock market volatility, political turmoil, affordable housing debates, parking debates and many other things to give us all a bit too much anxiety, we thought it would be a great opportunity during this holiday season to celebrate the continued growth in our thriving community. While many local development gurus expected that 2019 would slow […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 Band Good Charlotte Visits Grand Rapids

  The alternative rock band, Good Charlotte, visited Grand Rapids last Saturday, November 3rd for their Generation Rx tour. The band is touring for their seventh studio album release and came to Grand Rapids for one of their many tour stops. Good Charlotte played at a local theater 20 Monroe Live, known for its live music and events, while they were […]

Danzón Cubano Opens Today in Grand Rapids

As GR continues to expand, local businesses emerge that integrate different ethnicities, cultures and backgrounds. Today will represent a milestone in this melting pot as its first and only authentic Cuban restaurant will open its doors. Find out more about Danzón Cubano and what it has to offer.  If you are adventurous in your alcohol selection, you will love Danzón […]

The Grand Rapids Symphony Announces its November Calendar

Photo courtesy of American Composers Orchestra The Grand Rapids Symphony has been bringing a number of events to the West Michigan area for close to 90 years. This November will be no exception. Read on to find out about the musical events the organization has in store for the coming month. Bernstein’s 100th:  Devos Performance Hall, Nov. 2 &3, 8 […]

New Kids on the Block Come to the Van Andel Arena

Photo courtesy of the Houston Chronicle Were you a big New Kids on the Block Fan Back in the day, or are you just nostalgic for a taste of your youth? Either way, the New Kids Mix Tape Tour is coming to Grand Rapids and it’s sure to bring some old school fun to the area. Read on to find out […]