GR{KNOW} | Fruit Fest Comes to Downtown Market Grand Rapids

  Summertime in West Michigan is all about splashing in the pool, going to the beach and eating those delicious summer fruits. The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is celebrating the season in a big way with Fruit Fest. Learn more about what you can expect when you drop by.  Event | Fruit Fest Location | Downtown Market Grand Rapids | […]

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 […]

The Must-Visit Outdoor Spots In Grand Rapids, MI

By Rebakah White Grand Rapids isn’t just known for its beer. While this city is full to the brim with breweries and other notable restaurants, museums, and indoor adventures to enjoy, this world-class city also offers a whole host of outdoor offerings. Whether you’re interested in a tranquil outing an adventure-packed day of excitement, there are a handful of outdoor […]

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 […]

Happy Cat Yoga at the Happy Cat Café October 21

  Photo courtesy of MLive Is yoga better with cats? Find out for yourself by attending Happy Cat Yoga at the Happy Cat Café on Saturday, October 21 starting at 10 AM. Cats are said to be in tune with people and their movements. By incorporating your furry friend into your yoga routine it can make exercise more fun and help […]

Momsbloom Now Accepting Nominees for Awards Ceremony Taking Place Nov. 8

Photo courtesy of MomsBloom No one understands the hardships of motherhood quite like MomsBloom. MomsBloom is an organization that deploys volunteers to help mothers care for their newborn babies. It seems fitting that these volunteers deserve something special in return for their hard work. To recognize this, the organization is holding an awards ceremony luncheon that will be taking place […]

Registration Has Begun for Turkey Trot 2018

Photo courtesy of MLive Thanksgiving Day is a time for reflection and being with family. Start your Thanksgiving off right this year by participating in the Grand Rapids 2018 Turkey Trot. Registration has just begun so be sure to reserve your spot! The Turkey Trot is a 5k run that starts at 8 AM on Thanksgiving Day at Van Andel […]

Event Supports Local Families Battling Cancer

Photo courtesy of The Hero Foundation The cost of battling cancer can be insurmountable, especially with a family to raise and no insurance. The Hero Foundation is a grassroots nonprofit started by GVSU alumni to help families financially as they navigate cancer treatment. Most recently, the Hero Foundation has focused on helping families pay their mortgages but they also have […]

Terra Firma Rock Climbing Gym Introduces Youth Rec Teams

It’s important to introduce a fitness regimen to children early on in life. Terra Firma’s new Youth Rec Teams not only give the kids of Grand Rapids a healthy outlet, it gives them an opportunity to meet other kids and to grow physically and mentally. Find out more about how you can get your kids involved in the rock climbing […]

Grand City Sports Awards Ceremony Comes to the Wealthy Theatre August 4

Grand City Sports is a nonprofit that has been an integral part of the Grand Rapids community for 10 years. GCS works to help the city’s youth restore and refocus through sports and education, giving them a better future and making Grand Rapids a safer place. This year, this incredible organization will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with its […]