Get To GR{Know} | Paul Jendrasiak

Paul McCartney. KISS. Aerosmith. Taylor Swift. Metallica. These are all legends that most of us can only hope to have seen from afar. During his 30 plus year career, Paul Jendrasiak has been lucky enough to have had the chance to photograph all of these buzz-worthy musicians, as well as many more when they played music venues in the West […]

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Announces the Opening of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture Garden

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has long been a haven for art and nature. In their efforts to consistently provide a new experience for Grand Rapids locals, they have just announced the opening of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture Garden. Find out more about what you can expect when you visit. The Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture […]

15+ Spring and Summer Events on Grand Rapids’ West Side

As the weather heats up, Grand Rapids residents can look forward to fun activities happening all around the city. Since GRNow’s HQ is at the Hendrik (which makes us West Side residents) we have rounded up over 15 West Side events we ALL can look forward to. 5/16: The Holiday Spring Wine Event: Stop down to The Holiday from 6:30-9:30 […]

Third Annual Cider Week Comes to Grand Rapids May 12-18

Raise your glasses Grand Rapids – it’s Cider Week! Get to know your local cideries and explore innovative flavors with unique pairings, while engaging in cider related activities all over the city. If you are planning on attending, here are some of the things you can look forward to. When | Sunday, May 12, 2019 – Saturday, May 18, 2019 […]

The 1st Annual Michigan Kombucha Festival Comes to Grand Rapids May 18

  There’s a #GRANDNEW event coming to Grand Rapids featuring all things Kombucha. This slightly alcoholic fermented green or black tea drink is growing in popularity due to it’s ability to provide a buzz, as well as potential health benefits. Sounds like a win-win to us! If you’re a fan of this drink, you will want to attend the 1st Annual […]

GR{KNOW} | Exciting Developments at Creston Brewery

If you’re a fan of Creston Brewery you will be excited to learn about all that’s happening at their location. You can already expect great food, a variety of beer selections, a vibrant event space and patio where locals can soak up the warm West Michigan weather. Today, we are sharing a few coming developments to look forward to in […]

Local 741 Under New Ownership – Iron Well Bar to Open Soon

Grand Rapids is a city that is thriving, growing and shifting. An upcoming transition locals can look forward to will be taking place at the Local 741. New ownership has been announced at this location, by James Matthews, with its new identity as the Iron Well – a neighborhood bar that’s ‘a little bit country, a little bit rock n’ roll’. […]

#GrandNew: Buddy’s Pizza New Location Now Open in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids just got a little more East Side with the addition of an iconic Detroit pizzeria. Buddy’s Pizza has been a Detroit landmark for many years, known to be the ‘Tastiest Pizza in North America’, and now us Rapidians can enjoy that deep dish, square edged, sauce on top goodness right here in our area. The company has 12 […]

Cooper’s Hawk Winery Coming Soon to Kentwood Area

Pinkies up Beer City, a new winery is coming to town! The Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is known for bringing a Napa Valley wine experience to locations all over the United States. This Chicago-based winery has recently announced plans to open their first West Michigan location at 4515 28th St. SE in Kentwood (the former location of Paulina’s Mexican […]