Photography Workshop – How to take the BEST cell phone photos!

Having a $5,000 camera doesn’t do you any good if it’s at home. The best camera is the one you have on you, most often that’s our cell phone. Join us at the studio for a workshop to take the best photos with the resources you have available. [ WHAT TO BRING ] Cell phone

Reading Together

A big way to help your kids be ready for Kindergarten and learn to read is to read with them, so for National Reading Month, we’re having an event about literacy and reading together! We’ll have activities, giveaways, resources, and light refreshments. Giveaways: • Get a reading buddy! – Everyone who attends will receive a stuffed animal so their child […]

GR{KNOW} | 8th Annual Live Museum During Black History Month At Woodland Mall

For the eighth year, Woodland Mall is partnering with New Hope Baptist Church for their unique “live museum” event to celebrate the lives of important African American figures. The “live museum” will be taking place on Saturday, February 29 from 2-5 PM. This event features actors portraying notable African American individuals who have made significant contributions to the world of sports, […]

Our 20 Favorite Projects in GR for 2020 (A Letter)

Ionia Avenue looking from the new Residence Inn under construction   Dear family, friends and loved ones near and far, Happy New Year! It’s once again that time of year to give you an update on the exciting new projects going on around town, and of course, our favorites! Our little city continues to grow and bloom and there are […]

GR{KNOW} | 2019 Uptown Holiday Shop Hop

The “most wonderful time of the year” is upon us which means shopping season is kicked into high gear. If you are working on scratching the names off of your holiday list, the Grand Rapids Uptown Holiday Shop Hop is an event you won’t want to miss. Learn more about this year’s event highlights.  Date & Time | Thursday, December […]

GR{KNOW} | Everything You Need To Know About Walker Ice and Fitness Center This Holiday Season

The holidays are in full swing and there’s nothing like winter sports to get us in the mood to enjoy the festivities. Grand Rapids residents are fortunate to have Walker Ice and Fitness Center as a place where they can ice skate, work out, play sports and socialize with members of their community. Read on to find out more about […]

#GRANDNEW | New Waterfront Concert Series In Grand Haven

In West Michigan we take full advantage of all that summer has to offer. The Summer Sessions Waterfront Concert Series coming to Grand Haven is expected to take the concert experience {and season} to another level. Event | Summer Sessions | Waterfront Concert Series Location | Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium | 1 N. Harbor Drive, Grand Haven, MI 49417 When | […]

Family Fun | 4 Walker/Standale Events That Should Be On Your Radar This Summer

Walker/Standale are one in the same. This suburb located just west of Grand Rapids, is a vibrant community known for being a terrific place to live, work and grow. This summer, the city will be hosting several exciting events. Read on for a complete lineup of what’s to come. June 10 | Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival: Hosted by the Kent District […]

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. […]

Light Up Downtown

We invite you to Light Up Downtown together as a community with Mayor Bliss, Santa Claus and many special guests! 5:00 PM Starting @ Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Celebrate the Breton Village Holiday Train Pet the Reindeer from Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farm Play with the Sled Dogs of Team Evergreen Kennel Holiday songs performed by Grand Rapids Caroling Company […]