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GR{Know} | Grove Restaurant Will Be Reopening This Fall

Grove was one of the many of the Grand Rapids restaurants to be negatively affected by COVID 19. Now parent company, the Essence Restaurant Group, has announced it will be reopening in the fall.   Location | 919 Cherry St.  Updates | deeper focus on sustainable foods | REDESIGNED DINING ROOM | MODERN, PROGRESSIVE CUISINE This intimate, upscale restaurant closed its […]

GR{KNOW} | 4 Grand Rapids Diners You Must Try

It’s no secret that the dining options in Grand Rapids are e n d l e s s. One aspect we’d like to spotlight – local diners! Check out our mini guide featuring 4 Grand Rapids Diners you MUST try.   Dan’s Diner Location | 6503 28th St SE | Cascade Neighborhood Hours | TUES 8A – 2P | W […]

Grand New: The Commons Brings Retro Flair to Grand Rapids

When a restaurant looks like it could’ve been the backdrop for “That 70’s Show”,  you know you’re in for some fun! Located 547 Cherry St in the Oakwood apartment complex in Heritage Hill, The Commons is a restaurant and lounge that transports you back in time; with wood paneling and retro tv’s. The Commons definitely has a nostalgic feel that will have you curling […]

Grand New: Poke Toki

If you’re familiar with poke, then you’ll be happy to know that there’s a new poke shop in town! Poke Toki is now serving customers, via soft opening hours, at 5150 Northland DR NE – Northland/Beltline at Plainfield. Not familiar with the delicious Hawaiian dish? Well, poke (pronounced “POKE-KAY”) features raw, diced, marinated fish tossed with rice, vegetables and sauces. […]

Danzón Cubano Opens Today in Grand Rapids

As GR continues to expand, local businesses emerge that integrate different ethnicities, cultures and backgrounds. Today will represent a milestone in this melting pot as its first and only authentic Cuban restaurant will open its doors. Find out more about Danzón Cubano and what it has to offer.  If you are adventurous in your alcohol selection, you will love Danzón […]

Grand New: Medical Mile Gastropub and Rooftop Bar Coming Soon

As Grand Rapids continues to grow, new businesses are opening throughout the area. Among these will be a new gastropub, The Friesian. This restaurant, complete with patio and rooftop bar, is set to be built at the site of the ‘Lord’s Chapel’ (720 Michigan Street), a building in the Miracle Mile that has been standing vacant for some time. Find out […]

New Hotel Mertens to Open Rooftop Lounge by August 2018

The New Hotel Mertens has long been a popular, upscale hotel and eatery in the Grand Rapids area. Its first-floor restaurant is now expanding as a lounge will be opening on the ninth floor of the building by August of this year.  Restaurant founder and director, Anthony Tangorra announced that the new 40 seat expansion will be named, “Haute at […]

Grand New: Go Java Opens Second Location

The Go Java coffee shop has been a favorite stop for Grand Rapids residents for over six years. Recently, the shop had some exciting news as it announced the opening of its second location, Go Java Coffee West on Bridge St.  Anyone who walks into the Go Java Coffee Shop will be immediately taken by its homey and inviting appearance. […]

Biggest Sandwiches in Grand Rapids REVEALED

Sandwiches are pretty great.  That’s a statement I think is safe to say not many would dare argue against.  But what’s better than a sandwich you might ask? Well, I’ll tell ya…A GIANT SANDWICH! If you’re sick and tired of normal-sized sandwiches and are on the lookout for the best GIANT SANDWICH this city has to offer than you’ve come […]

Grand New: Wyoming area gets a new brewery

West Michigan’s craft beer business just keeps growing! Wyoming, more specifically Wyoming Park, is welcoming it’s newest addition which will be opening for business today, March 26, 2018 at 2356 Porter St. SW. Find out more about what you can expect from TwoGuys Brewing… The concept for TwoGuys Brewing has been in the works for some time now. Owner and […]