Grand New: Polished to Perfection

  Polished Nail Bar and Spa just launched in the Kentwood area this past January and has transformed a once cell phone store into an oasis for nail art and girl talk. Polished, a Grand Rapids Area Black Business (GRABB 5 Business Accelerator Program a partnership between Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses, The City Of Grand Rapids, & Start Garden), […]

Studio Park Development Downtown GR

In our continuing coverage of #boomtownGR, the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority will be reviewing a development agreement with Studio C, the movie theater and mixed use project planned for the lots behind Van Andel Arena. View the newest press release below for more information. Downtown Project News Release Update Aug 2017

Top 15 August Events in West Michigan

  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. _______________________________________________________ And we’re back with the top 15 events for August. Each month GRNow highlights some fresh new events that you’re going to want to attend. This August get ready for  some fun, sun, and tasty times. Summer […]

The Cheesiest Holiday: National Mac and Cheese Day

It’s #NationalMacandCheeseDay and we would like to share some of our favorites cheesy dishes from around the Grand Rapids Area. We celebrated at Gravity Taphouse Grill with Five Cheese homemade mac creator, Luke Theaker.  In no particular order, check out where you should visit next if you’re a mac and cheese lover. #1 Gravity Taphouse Grill Boss Mac: $13 Applewood smoked bacon, […]

Martha’s Vineyard: The Perfect Picnic

Summer is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than to get outside and have the perfect picnic! The GRNow Team recently partnered up with Martha’s Vineyard to create an elegant variety-packed picnic basket for your next picnic. Martha’s has everything you need for your picnic basket – ranging from fresh produce to a rotating deli bar […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Sign Up for Nana’s Run

What is Nana’s Run? Nana’s Run is the creation of the event chairpersons, Cassandra DeVos Thorndill and Sydney DeVos. The race is a tribute to their beloved maternal grandmother Char VanderLaan, affectionately called Nana, who passed away on March 7, 2014 after battling Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Since Nana VanderLaan was diagnosed with ALS in October 2013, the DeVos granddaughters […]

Home and Garden Show Recap

300 local vendors and media filled DeVos Place as the Home and Garden Show kicked off on Thursday. The Celebrating Michigan theme was dominate and helped to create a proud and powerful message to residents in Michigan. From custom shaped Michigan chairs to floral designs  themed “Michigan” the vendors captured the theme and ran home with it. The show was […]