Festival of the Arts | A 50 Year Celebration

50.YEARS.STRONG aka HALF A CENTURY! Festival of the Arts is celebrating a major milestone as the longest running festival in Michigan and YOU’RE INVITED! Find out what you can expect when you attend this weekend’s event. The 2019 Festival of the Arts will take place on June 7, 8 and 9. This free event is a celebration of every type of […]

What Is Culture Pass GR and Why You Need It

Say hello to Culture Pass GR – an affordable way to visit local attractions in Grand Rapids! This three-day pass costs $24 and affords access to seven downtown attractions. It also includes offers and discounts to local arts and culture organizations like Broadway Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Treetop Adventure Park and Opera Grand Rapids. Purchasing the pass will give you […]

DAAC Finds New Location on Plainfield Avenue

  The Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) has been serving the Grand Rapids community as an artistic outlet for over 15 years. Back in 2013, the collective left their location on Division Avenue when the building come under new ownership. They are happy to announce that they have found a new venue! Where | 1553 Plainfield Avenue {Creston Neighborhood} About […]

Proposal to Build a Grocery Store in Eastown Awaits Approval

As Grand Rapids continues to grow, unused spaces are being scouted for their potential to become a part of the thriving business community. To this end, Jacey Ehmann – president and founder of Grand Rapids’ Metric Structure – has purchased the property located at 1201 Wealthy St. SE {corner of Wealthy & Fuller} in hopes to build a grocery store. […]

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 […]

14 Things to Love about The Hendrik

As a new resident of The Hendrik and the West Side of GR, we’re majorly impressed with the multitude of things to do right outside our doorstep. You can feel the buzz of the city along with the authenticity of the West Side neighborhood. The convenience of being just steps away from restaurants, bars, shopping, parks, public transportation and more […]

Lights on Creston Event Taking Place Dec. 5

Photo courtesy of Best of Creston Facebook page The holiday season is coming to the Grand Rapids area so be sure to mark your calendars for lots of fun-filled events. One event that is a must attend is the Lights on Creston event that will be taking place on December 5 from 4-9 PM. Find out more about what you […]

Naughty Betty Opens in the Grand Rapids Area

Photo courtesy of Naughty Bettie Facebook page Looking for something more comfortable to slip into? Naughty Betty has it all! Just opened in the Grand Rapids area, the shop is Michigan’s first and only European inspired lingerie boutique. They offer a wide variety of quality lingerie that is meant to suit a number of tastes and body types. Find out […]

The Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World Comes to Meijer Gardens

Photo courtesy of Fredrick Meijer Gardens The Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is known for being a haven of beauty and an escape to nature for visitors and residents alike. With the holiday season coming, we can all look forward to the institution’s annual Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World which will be on display from November 20 […]

The Tinsel, Treats and Trolley Event Returns to Ada Township Nov. 30

Photo courtesy of Grand Rapids Kids The holiday season is coming to Grand Rapids and it’s time to start marking your calendars for some exciting community events.  One event you should add to your schedule is Tinsel, Treats and Trolleys which will be taking place in the Ada Township on November 30 from 5:30-9:00 PM. Find out more about what […]