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 […]

LINC UP Community Spirit Awards to Feature Guest Speaker Maggie Anderson

Photo courtesy of LINC UP As the year comes to a close, there are many community events that are being held to honor those who did their part in making valuable improvements locally. One of these events is the LINC UP Community Spirit Awards. This year’s ceremony will be a special one as it will feature social activist and author […]

Grand Opening of Le Fleur Boutique in Grand Rapids Oct 25-27

Photo courtesy of Le Fleur Facebook Page Grand Rapids is about to get a little more fashionable! Fashionistas can look forward to a new Le Fleur Boutique opening in the area on October 25. Read on to find out more about the shop and its exciting opening event! The Le Fleur Boutique is no stranger to the state of Michigan. […]

Faux: West Michigan’s All Vegan Food Truck and What You Can Do to Support It

  Photo courtesy of Faux Food Truck kickstarter With the vegan cause sweeping the nation, more people are getting on board trying to raise awareness. JR Renusson is no exception. In Reunusson’s mission to reduce the world’s dependency on animal products, he will be opening West Michigan’s first All Vegan Food Truck, Faux. Those interested in the venture will have […]

The Ethnic Heritage Festival to Take Place at GRPM on November 3

Photo courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Museum Grand Rapids is known as a community that celebrates its cultural diversity. The Ethnic Heritage Festival will provide the perfect opportunity to learn more about the different ethnicities that make up the Grand Rapids community. The event will be taking place on Saturday, November 3 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum from 10 […]