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} | Texas de Brazil To Open First West Michigan Location In Grand Rapids

Southern-based restaurant company, Texas de Brazil, will open its first West Michigan location in Downtown Grand Rapids. The group is expected to open following the redevelopment and expansion of storefronts along Lyon Street in the recently announced project owned by CWD Real Estate Investment. Location | 111 Lyon St NW {Downtown Grand Rapids between Ottawa & Monroe Avenues} Estimated Grand […]

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} | Wise Men Distillery To Open New Location In Downtown Grand Rapids

If you are a fan of Wise Men Distillery some good news coming your way. The owners have plans to open a new location in downtown Grand Rapids. Find out more about what to expect in 2020. Future Location | 146 Monroe Center St. NW {in McKay Tower} Estimated Opening | First Quarter of 2020 Speciality | Craft Micro Distillery […]

GR{KNOW} | Ambiance GR – A Unique Urban Metropolitan Lounge

Ambiance GR Kitchen and Lounge is soon to open in Downtown Grand Rapids. Team Ambiance believes that their concept will offer something new to set the establishment apart. Read on to find out more.  Location | 106 Pearl NW {Inside Ledyard Building on the corner of Ottawa and Pearl St.} Estimated Opening Date | Late November Speciality | American Eats […]

GR{KNOW} | Donut Garden – Taking Gourmet Vegan Desserts To The Next Level

“Mmmm…donuts”! Not only are they Homer Simpson’s treat of choice, they are also becoming the go-to gourmet dessert available in a wide range of unique flavors. Donut Garden is setting themselves apart by specializing in vegan options. Read on to find out more about the company and what they have to offer.  Donut Garden is the brainchild of mother, Grand […]

#GRANDNEW | One Twenty Three Tavern Now Open at Studio Park

One Twenty Three Tavern is quickly becoming one of the newest hotspots in Grand Rapids! This modern American dining recently opened at Studio Park on October 14th. Read on to learn more about the restaurant and what they have in store for later this year.  Location | 123 Ionia SE {Downtown Grand Rapids at Studio Park} Hours | Sun – Thurs […]

GR{KNOW} | Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival Receives Honorary Mention in Forbes Magazine

  Three cheers for the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival! This highly-anticipated event has been named as one of a dozen ‘Best Fall Wine Festivals in North America You Don’t Want to Miss’ by Forbes travel writer Sandra MacGregor. Learn more about the festival and why it should be added to your list of priority fall activities […]

GR{KNOW} | Grand Rapids Named “Top Minor League Market” by Sports Business Journal

Grand Rapids sports fans MAKE SOME NOISE! Our city’s minor league has been named the “Top Minor League Market” in the United states by Sports Business Journal. This is the latest in an extensive list of national honors for the West Michigan region. It extends to include the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins, the NBA G League’s Grand Rapids […]

GR{KNOW} | Seven Rockford Property Management Living Communities

Grand Rapids is ON.THE.MAP now more than ever! With local and national businesses popping up around town, along with affordable living – it is becoming the buzzworthy destination for those who are thinking of relocating.  For those who are looking to move to the area, it may be overwhelming when narrowing down where to start. Well, we’ve got you covered with […]