It’s Time to Mark Your Calendars for Cider Week GR

We all know that Grand Rapids as has been named as Beer City USA. But Cider City? Well, that’s exactly what Grand Rapids is going to look like from May 13-19. That’s right GR residents, it’s time to get ready for Cider Week! Grand Rapids’ Cider Week is a seven-day long celebration of award-winning cider. It features a number of […]

GRPS Presents The Citywide Art Show Happening this May

It seems there is never enough funding available to support children and the arts. That is why it’s so wonderful when there are events created to celebrate children and their creativity. The month of May 2018 will bring the Citywide Art Show to the Western Michigan Conference Center. The event will run from May 4-30 and display artwork made by […]

Grand New: Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery Moves to New Location in Ada Township

Those that are fans of the Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery are in for some good news. The brewery will be moving to a new, larger location in Ada Village on May 11, 2018. This will be part of the Ada Village redevelopment project, providing a sense of renewal to the community. Read on to find out more about what is planned […]

Smart Sips: The Bar Exam at Paddock Place

No need to sharpen your pencils and open your textbooks — The Bar Exam at Paddock Place is not like any school program you’ve experienced before. At this type of “Bar Exam,” you won’t have to learn about tort, but we plan on covering port. In this weekly informational and interactive “class,” attendees will sip and learn about their favorite […]

Grand New: Stan Diego, Baja Taco Kitchen

Stan Diego is officially opening doors on April 26thand will definitely be the happening place to hang out in the greater Grand Rapids area. This new concept from Meritage Hospitality brings the vibes of SoCal to West Michigan in the form of a taco kitchen. What was once home to Crooked Goose is now a transformed laid-back atmosphere that transports […]

Flight Friday Comes to the Grand Rapids Downtown Market

A trip to The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is always a great way to spend a day. With over 20 indoor market vendors, cooking classes, rooftop greenhouses and more, the market guarantees a fun food experience. On April 27, from 10 AM to 8 PM, the Downtown Market will be hosting Flight Friday, a food and drink sampling event.  For […]

Classical Music + Home Décor: Well Orchestrated Kitchens Tour

Are you a home décor enthusiast? Classical music fan? Love to support worthy causes? Well then, do we have the event for you! On Saturday, May 5, from 10 AM to 4 PM, you will have the opportunity to take part in the ‘Well Orchestrated Kitchens’ tour hosted by the Grand Rapids Symphony. The ‘Well Orchestrated Kitchens’ tour allows guests […]

David Abbott Takes the Position of Interim Executive Director for the Festival of the Arts

The Festival of the Arts is an annual event and celebration of the arts that takes place in Grand Rapids in the late spring. This year’s event brings with it an exciting new development, as independent brand consultant David Abbott will be holding the position of first ever Interim Executive Director. This is a position that Abbott will be starting […]

Grand New: Sprinkles Donut Shop Opens in Allendale and Soon Will Open Ada Location

Anyone who has had a donut from Sprinkles knows that they offer pretty much every flavor imaginable, and possible, in donut form including their mouthwatering line of cake donuts and yeast donuts. Those who have not had the opportunity to take the trip to Rockford or Hudsonville to try their tasty treats now have another destination option. The store has […]

Relax With Rosa Returns to Grand Rapids May 3

Rosa Park Circle is a popular destination for skating in the winter and also serves as a multi-purpose facility for summertime fun. If you are lucky enough to live or work near the downtown area, the plaza has a great way for you to spend your lunchtimes during the warmer months. The concert series Relax with Rosa is returning starting […]