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} | The 6th Annual Grand Rapids Improv Festival Is Back

The GRIF (Grand Rapids Improv Festival) is returning to the Grand Rapids area. The festival will take place from Oct. 24-28 and is set to be the biggest and best yet with 38 troupes to participate in performances, workshops and special events. Each show during the festival will be taking place at The Comedy Project. Read on for a rundown of the […]

GR{KNOW} | Third Nature Brewing Company Grand Opening In Rockford

Beer City USA has definitely made its mark, especially in the craft brew space. Third Nature Brewing Co. may be #GRANDNEW to the brewery scene, but plans to give West Michigan residents another reason to take a detour into Rockford. This rustic brewery and taproom will be hosting its grand opening on October 28. Learn more about why you should be […]

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} | Gordon Food Service is Breaking Barriers for Minority Owned Restaurants

There’s no doubt that the business community in Grand Rapids is on an upward trajectory. Along with this growth comes a need for the acceptance of diversity. This is especially the case in the food industry, where culture is such an important part of the culinary experience. Residents should feel encouraged to seek out minority-owned restaurants to enjoy terrific meals […]

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 […]

GR{KNOW} | Arvon Brewing Co. Relocating To Grand Rapids

The beer scene in Grand Rapids is rapidly growing! If you are visiting a local restaurant, don’t be surprised if the quality beer you are drinking bears the name Arvon Brewing Co. Arvon has been working hard to build a reputation for crafting excellent beer and now they’re ready to take things to the next level. Read on to learn […]