Marcona on Lyon Opens Its Doors

As Grand Rapids continues to expand and celebrate its culinary diversity, a new ethnic restaurant opens its doors. Owners Matt Overdevest and Kameel Chamelly are pleased to announce that Marcona on Lyon (623 Lyon Street) is now officially open for business, via Martha’s Vineyard’s Facebook page. Find out more about this modern 46 seat, non-traditional Mediterranean restaurant that will now be […]

Pasta Per Trio Do Their Part in No Kid Hungry Campaign

Photo Courtesy of HuffPost With children going hungry all around the United States, it is nice to know that a Grand Rapids-based company is stepping up to do their part. For the third year in a row, Pasta Per Trio, a franchise of Noodles & Company will be partnering with No Kid Hungry in a combined effort to help end childhood […]

Free Admission and Spark!Lab at the Holland Museum

Photo courtesy of CODART This Monday, Sept. 10, the Holland Museum will be opening its doors, granting free admission to all visitors from 4 PM – 8 PM. This will be a great opportunity for guests to see the museum’s permanent collections as well as experience Spark!Lab, an interactive space for kids to be inventors. Find out more about this […]

Grand Rapids Local Licks: An Ice Cream Shop Guide

By Tylee Shay We are helping you cool down this summer with a guide to the best spots for a sweet treat. Grand Rapids has a variety of local ice cream shops featuring fresh, handmade flavors including vegan, gluten free, and dairy free options. Here’s a few of our favorites: Furniture City Creamery* This quaint cone shop makes all of […]

Sugarland Concert Shines a Light on ‘Us’

By Jen Shaneberger I don’t usually review country bands, but Sugarland has held a special place in my heart since 2011. I was studying abroad in Morocco, missing home, and my fiancé, now husband, sent me a YouTube video of him playing their hit “Stuck Like Glue” on acoustic guitar with only the harmony vocals in place. You know, the […]

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 […]

The Bump for Breath Event Returns to the Grand Rapids Area

Every now and again an event takes place which serves to bring the community together providing fun activities and representing a cause that is meaningful in our lives. The Shanon M. Weiber 9th Annual Bump for Breath is one of those events. Find out more about this worthwhile day of fun and what you can do to be a part […]

The Hendrik to Open on the West Side Mid-November

With Grand Rapids quickly expanding, it is no wonder that there are new housing developments popping up everywhere. The city is currently working on the Hendrik Apartment and Condo Building which will be coming to the West Side mid-November. Those that are considering moving to The Hendrik can read on to find out what they can expect from this new […]