“Opening Soon”: A sign of the times on Wealthy Street

Wealthy Street has built a reputation in the past 10 years as a food and drink destination, with over 40 new businesses that didn’t exist a decade ago. But if you haven’t been on Wealthy Street lately, you’ve missed its recent explosion of retail stores, with a slew in the process of opening soon; many in time for the holiday […]

Travel Channel to Visit Local GR Restaurant Next Week

The Beltline Bar has exciting news… the restaurant will be getting some well-deserved publicity from the Travel Channel. The visit is scheduled for Tuesday, November 28 from 10AM-6PM and all customers are welcome (via Beltline Bar Facebook event).  The Beltine Bar first opened in 1953. Since its humble beginnings, it has expanded to a restaurant that now seats 250 people and offers services including […]

Grand New: Dynamic Essence

While modern medicine has opened many doors in the field of health and wellness, there is also an increased emphasis on returning to more natural healing methods that are offered by holistic means. Chiropractic care is a huge part of holistic healing. If you are in the Grand Rapids area and seeking a service that offer chiropractic adjustments aimed at […]

Grand New: Athleta

Athleta has been a trusted name in women’s athletic gear since 1998. Now, residents in the Grand Rapids area can take advantage of their quality selection as the store celebrates its Grand Opening in the vibrant area of Gaslight Village.  The Grand Opening event is set to take place on Wednesday, November 22. The festivities will kickoff at 10AM with […]

Grand New: 616 Mitten Market

New mothers know that they are experiencing an exciting and pivotal stage of life for both themselves and their child.  This is a time where it’s important for mothers to create an atmosphere that is comforting and visually interesting for their babies; one that offers sensory stimulation and a sense of contentment. That is what the products offered by 616 Mitten […]

Wander Through a Garden & Park with Over 300,000 Christmas Lights in Grand Rapids

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has been ingrained in the Grand Rapids culture as a haven where the community can enjoy beautiful gardens and sculptures; as well as gain an appreciation of nature and the arts. For the past 23 years, the sculpture park has been presenting the people of Grand Rapids with Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the […]

Downtown Market to host The Very Merry Market Day

For years, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market has provided a reliable destination for locals and visitors alike to purchase fresh, healthy grub and tasty treats from local vendors, participate in cooking classes and host private events. On Saturday, November 18, from 10AM to 5PM, the Market will transform into a Very Merry Market in celebration of the upcoming holiday season. […]

Indoor Fun for These Chilly Days in Grand Rapids

This post is sponsored by Greenridge Realty, West Michigan’s go-to organization for those looking to buy or sell. Have Real Estate questions? Contact Greenridge Realty.  Has the cold, wet weather got you down? Well, don’t feel too bad. If you are in the West Michigan area, there are still tons of cool things to do while staying nice and warm. The winter months can […]

10 Michigan & 10 Global Sips Not To Miss at the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer, and Food Festival

Did you know that the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer, and Food Festival isn’t just for wine and beer… From coffee to spirits and even Bloody Mary mixes, this festival has much more than barley pop and crushed grapes. Below we’ve listed the 20 sips you shouldn’t miss at the festival, divided by Michigan made and Global beverages. Check out the […]

Perched High Above Downtown Grand Rapids

Pioneer Construction and Ericksons Crane were nice enough to invite GRNow up for a birds-eye view of construction going on the new 16-story apartment tower 601 Bond, in Monroe North in downtown Grand Rapids. The tip of the crane sits at a stomach-churning 280′ above the deck below. Come along with us, if you can stomach it!   The halfway […]