Grand New: 616 Mitten Market

New mothers know that they are experiencing an exciting and pivotal stage of life for both themselves and their child.  This is a time where it’s important for mothers to create an atmosphere that is comforting and visually interesting for their babies; one that offers sensory stimulation and a sense of contentment. That is what the products offered by 616 Mitten […]

Grand New: Sandwich Shop on the West Side

In today’s hustle and bustle world, it’s nice to know we can still get a quick stop lunch option that reflects local values. That’s what Grain Sandwich Shop, located on Butterworth St.  in the West Side of Grand Rapids,  is all about.  From its interior to the food it serves, Grain takes mom and pop business to a whole new […]

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 […]

Grand New: French Restaurant Hosts Soft-Opening Week

Photo via New Hotel Mertens website In our hectic daily lives, it is nice to escape to a world that is set in a time of old school elegance. That is what New Hotel Mertens is all about. The ground-floor of this historic hotel, located in downtown Grand Rapids at 35 Oaks St SE, serves as the location for Merten’s […]

Grand New: Parker Design Co – Backpack for the Modern Woman

Parker Design Co is new to the local scene and already turning heads with none other than the backpack. A handsfree way of living is not only trending on social media, but the motivation behind to Parker Design Co’s brand. Whether you are a self-proclaimed girl boss on the go, a busy working mom, or a jetsetter, this company has […]