GR{KNOW} | Planet Fitness Coming to Downtown Grand Rapids

If working on your fitness is one of your #2020goals, you will be pleased to know that a new Planet Fitness will be opening in the downtown Grand Rapids area. Read on to learn more about what to expect when you visit the gym. Location | 234 Market Street Estimated Grand Opening | Late Spring 2020 Speciality | Affordably Priced […]

GR{KNOW} | The Pack Indoor Dog Park Coming Soon To Grand Rapids

It was us. “We let the dogs out.” West Michigan dog parents REJOICE! A new space for your pup to play is coming soon to Grand Rapids. Meet The Pack Indoor Dog Park – the first of it’s kind in Michigan! Location | 5205 West River Drive NE {in Comstock Park} Speciality | Off Leash Dog Park | Dog Day […]

Our 20 Favorite Projects in GR for 2020 (A Letter)

Ionia Avenue looking from the new Residence Inn under construction   Dear family, friends and loved ones near and far, Happy New Year! It’s once again that time of year to give you an update on the exciting new projects going on around town, and of course, our favorites! Our little city continues to grow and bloom and there are […]

GR{KNOW} | Speciation Artisan Ales To Open New Tasting Room In 2020

Calling all Speciation Artisan Ales fans! The company has recently announced opening new tasting room with Native Species Urban Winery. Read on to find out more about what you can expect from this upcoming development.  Location | 928 Wealthy St. {near the intersection of Wealthy and Diamond} Estimated Grand Opening | Late 2020 {pending licensing and approvals} Speciality | Mixed-Culture […]

GR{KNOW} | Grand Rapids Named One Of The Top ‘Beercation’ Cities by Travel and Leisure

Hey GR, we made it onto another travel destination list! Beer City USA is now known as one of the Top Cities for a ‘BEERCATION’! Here at GRNow, we’d like to thank the Travel and Leisure for solidifying our spot on the map. The online magazine recently published an article recommending getaways for beer lovers and Grand Rapids made it to […]

GR{KNOW} | 2019 Uptown Holiday Shop Hop

The “most wonderful time of the year” is upon us which means shopping season is kicked into high gear. If you are working on scratching the names off of your holiday list, the Grand Rapids Uptown Holiday Shop Hop is an event you won’t want to miss. Learn more about this year’s event highlights.  Date & Time | Thursday, December […]

#GRANDNEW | Waxology Now Open In Breton Village

“No Hair, No Facials, No Nails, Just Wax.” When it comes to hair removal, nothing can beat waxing for a smooth, long lasting, hair-free appearance. If you are looking for a terrific waxing treatment, you will be pleased to know that Waxology has recently opened in Breton Village. Read on to find out more about what they offer and what […]

GR{KNOW} | Everything You Need To Know About Walker Ice and Fitness Center This Holiday Season

The holidays are in full swing and there’s nothing like winter sports to get us in the mood to enjoy the festivities. Grand Rapids residents are fortunate to have Walker Ice and Fitness Center as a place where they can ice skate, work out, play sports and socialize with members of their community. Read on to find out more about […]

GR{KNOW} | Speckl Goods Announces Soft Opening on November 30

If you love the look of terrazzo, look no further than Speckl Goods. The brand has been working out of the Light Gallery and Studio and are now happy to announce that they will be launching a storefront. They are planning a soft opening event which will be taking place just in time for Small Business Saturday and the holiday season. […]

GR{KNOW} | 8 Exciting Updates You Need To Know About Woodland Mall

The Woodland Mall has long been a staple of the Grand Rapids area since its opening in 1968. It’s ongoing expansion has been an exciting topic locally for some time now. Recently, the mall has undergone a $100 million renovation that has led to the opening of a new west wing featuring new retailers who debuted their shops in recent […]