#GRANDNEW | Amped Reality Takes Grand Rapids Entertainment to the Next Level

Have you ever wanted to go to space? Or immerse your body into your favorite video game? Not only is new technology making that possible, but you don’t have to travel far to get these types of experiences. Amped Reality is bringing it right to Grand Rapids with their virtual reality experience center! Date Opening | Open Now Location | […]

#GRANDNEW | River North Public House

Location | 2115 Plainfield Ave NE {Creston Neighborhood | Recently Citizen Tiki Bar} Hours | M – Th 3PM – 10PM | F & Sa 11AM- 10PM | Su 11AM – 8PM Speciality | Family Friendly Neighborhood Restaurant The Grand Rapids restaurant scene is constantly changing and evolving. Local restaurant owner Rachel Lee recently shifted direction when she closed her […]

GR{KNOW} | 4th of July Weekend Fun in West Michigan

July 4th week is upon us and we’re rounding up the best places to go to and enjoy those fireworks! If you are spending the holiday in the West Michigan area, check out a variety of suggestions below. Cascade Township July 4th Celebration: A book sale, parade, flyby, games, rides, music and fireworks all in one event? Well that’s what […]

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 | […]

Family Fun | 4 Walker/Standale Events That Should Be On Your Radar This Summer

Walker/Standale are one in the same. This suburb located just west of Grand Rapids, is a vibrant community known for being a terrific place to live, work and grow. This summer, the city will be hosting several exciting events. Read on for a complete lineup of what’s to come. June 10 | Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival: Hosted by the Kent District […]

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 […]

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 […]

No Power = Free Movies | Feb. 9th and 10th

Power outages are dark and dismal but Consumer Energy and Celebration!Cinema want to brighten your day by giving you a free theater experience. How does a free movie, pop, popcorn…annnnd electricity sound? 2,000 free tickets will be provided for those affected by the power outages between Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. and going through Sunday, Feb. 10. Here are the […]

Lights on Creston Event Taking Place Dec. 5

Photo courtesy of Best of Creston Facebook page The holiday season is coming to the Grand Rapids area so be sure to mark your calendars for lots of fun-filled events. One event that is a must attend is the Lights on Creston event that will be taking place on December 5 from 4-9 PM. Find out more about what you […]