14 THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT THE MORTON

As a new resident of The Morton AND the heart of Grand Rapids, we’re majorly impressed with the myriad of things to do right outside our apartment community’s door. The energy of the big city is electric—even during these times! The proximity of restaurants, bars, shopping, parks, public transportation and services is convenient. Plus, the extras and amenities that The […]

A Day in the Life @ The Morton

Being GRNow, you can assume we are pretty obsessed with all things Grand Rapids. One of our area bucket list items was living in the heart of GR, which made the move to The Morton a dream come true!  The history, access to public transportation (you all know how much we LOVE the DASH bus), shopping, theaters, and restaurants—on top […]

Local GR Chef to Compete on Food Network show

Exciting news comes to the Grand Rapids area as local personal chef, Jenn Fillenworth MS, RD–AKA Jenny with the Good Eats–will be competing on Food Network’s ‘Supermarket Stakeout’ on Tuesday, January 19th.  Supermarket Stakeout is hosted by Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Each episode features four chefs staked out in grocery store parking lots. The chefs must approach shoppers exiting the […]

#GrandNew Wolverine Tacos is Blending Traditional Tacos and World-wide Culinary Vibes with a Michigan Twist

If you love unique tacos (and who doesn’t?) Wolverine Tacos should be on your must try list. Recently opened in the Wyoming/Grand Rapids area this June, Wolverine Tacos promises to “change your perception of what a taco should be”.  Wolverine Tacos | 1740 44th St SW Ste 1A, Wyoming, MI 49519 This fast-casual eatery was founded by Carol Johnson and operates […]

72 Hours in Charlevoix | Fall Edition

Lakes in every direction and sunsets that look like a postcard setting are just a couple hours north of us Grand Rapidians. A perfect weekend, or really an any day, getaway! _________________________________________________________________________ This West Michigan gal finally decided to experience Charlevoix…for 72 hours. Three days of breathtaking blue water, wonderfully weird architecture and THE friendliest residents and businesses owners you’ll […]

GR{KNOW} | New Tasting Room for Muskegon Distillery Beckons Adventure

Mark Gongalski and Allen Serio met in 2010, bonding over craft brews during their time at Unruly Brewing Company. The passion, community and growing maturity of the craft beer industry in West Michigan got them thinking: Could they be part of the efforts to build the same level of support and consideration for distilleries as the one they’d seen grow […]

Adventure Awaits You This Weekend During the Fall Harvest Adventure Days

If you are looking for fun things to do this fall, you’ll want to visit Adventure Point– this weekend, October 17th and 18th! The colorful outdoor adventure space will be the backdrop for the Fall Harvest Adventure Days at 3213 Walker Ave., just 2 miles west of downtown Grand Rapids. On a 35 mile campus, Adventure Point is the region’s […]

Michigan camping: The original staycation

Five spots to check out for late summer / early fall getaways close to home Concerns of safety, closures and cancellations have limited travel during the pandemic, making both outdoor activities and nearby destinations popular for even the most brief break from the new norm. Fortunately for Michiganders, there is no shortage of options: From kayaking to frisbee golf, there […]

GR{KNOW} | Temporary Restaurant Closings Due to Staff COVID Cases

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, transparency for patron and employee safety is more important than ever. Many restaurants have used similar language on social media to communicate the status of employees who have either — on the most proactive side, as shown by Matchbox Diner — reported a fever and are awaiting COVID test results or have confirmed cases. […]