11 Things You Should Know About the International Wine, Beer and Food Festival

The Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival is an annual tasting event that features 1700 wines beers and ciders from around the world as well as creations from fine local restaurants. Now in its 11th year, it is the perfect activity for those wanting to learn more about food and spirits as well as connoisseurs looking to experience […]

5 Reasons to Cinco at Stan Diego

The new kid on the Standale block, Stan Diego, is hosting a Cinco de Mayo party and you’re invited…. 1.) Drink specials – • tequila julep | silver tequila, cilantro, lime juice, pineapple juice & soda • paloma | silver tequila, grapefruit juice, squirt & pinch of salt 2.)  Music by DJ Matt B. 3pm-6pm 3.) Taco specials – • […]

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 […]

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. […]

Cocktail Week: The Twelve Day Happy Hour

All photos from ExperienceGR Grand Rapids natives and visitors, get excited, Cocktail Week GR is here! This twelve day happy hour starts today and ends on Sunday the 19th. And you will be very happy when you hear about all the deals and specials Grand Rapids locals are offering for this week-plus long showcase of all thing spirits.  Sip local with the […]

GRAM’s Newest Exhibits: Warhol and Marclay

The Grand Rapids Art Museum is a long time Grand Rapids staple, providing culture to the community and connecting people through art, creativity and design. Its exhibitions have been known to provide both classic, iconic pieces and push the boundaries of newer mediums in the modern age. The museum is excited to premiere its fall collections which open on October […]

Grand New: Sonder in Hudsonville

If you are searching for a casual dining experience without skimping on quality, Sonder is an ideal ‘go-to’ destination. Conveniently located in the Terra Square Farmers Market on Chicago Dr. in Hudsonville, MI., the building has a simple yet elegant exterior, complementing the honesty of the meals served inside. The dishes that head chef, Nick Rusticus, has created consist of […]

Women’s Fashion Boutique Set to Open in Breton Village

   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. Scout & Molly’s is slated to open at Breton Village in March 2018. This women’s fashion boutique boasts an “unique array of stylish clothing and accessories, personal stylist service bring new shopping experience to Grand Rapids.” The Scout & […]


Move aside breakfast club, we are obsessed with brunch in Grand Rapids! What’s better than lazily heading to stuff your face with breakfast AND lunch items while sipping mimosas, or in our case, lots of cider. Brunch options are starting to pop up everywhere in GR but we recently visited on location that was pretty amazing.  Vander Mill on 505 Ball […]

Friends & Families of Cystic Fibrosis Giveaway: Bid for Bachelors & Bachelorettes

Visit our Facebook page post and follow the directions. See post below:   We are giving away a date night package. The prize includes (2) tickets to Bid for Bachelors & Bachelorettes March 5th and a one night stay at JW Marriott , valued at $320. Rules & Restrictions: FFCF Giveaway will be on GRNow’s official Facebook page and will end […]