Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Announces the Opening of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture Garden

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has long been a haven for art and nature. In their efforts to consistently provide a new experience for Grand Rapids locals, they have just announced the opening of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture Garden. Find out more about what you can expect when you visit. The Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture […]

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 […]

Third Annual Cider Week Comes to Grand Rapids May 12-18

Raise your glasses Grand Rapids – it’s Cider Week! Get to know your local cideries and explore innovative flavors with unique pairings, while engaging in cider related activities all over the city. If you are planning on attending, here are some of the things you can look forward to. When | Sunday, May 12, 2019 – Saturday, May 18, 2019 […]

The 1st Annual Michigan Kombucha Festival Comes to Grand Rapids May 18

  There’s a #GRANDNEW event coming to Grand Rapids featuring all things Kombucha. This slightly alcoholic fermented green or black tea drink is growing in popularity due to it’s ability to provide a buzz, as well as potential health benefits. Sounds like a win-win to us! If you’re a fan of this drink, you will want to attend the 1st Annual […]

Cooper’s Hawk Winery Coming Soon to Kentwood Area

Pinkies up Beer City, a new winery is coming to town! The Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is known for bringing a Napa Valley wine experience to locations all over the United States. This Chicago-based winery has recently announced plans to open their first West Michigan location at 4515 28th St. SE in Kentwood (the former location of Paulina’s Mexican […]

Beer, Racing, & Shopping Carts – Urban Miditarod

You may have heard of the Iditarod races that take place on the snowy banks of Alaska. But a Miditarod? Taking place in Grand Rapids? In the middle of summer? If this sounds silly to you, that’s exactly what it is! Read on to find out more about this event that will be taking place on August 4th right here […]

Grand New: Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery Moves to New Location in Ada Township

Those that are fans of the Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery are in for some good news. The brewery will be moving to a new, larger location in Ada Village on May 11, 2018. This will be part of the Ada Village redevelopment project, providing a sense of renewal to the community. Read on to find out more about what is planned […]

Fun Indoor Activities for Chilly Days in Grand Rapids

This post is sponsored by Greenridge Realty, West Michigan’s go-to organization for those looking to buy or sell. Have Real Estate questions? Contact Greenridge Realty.  Has the cold weather got you down? Well, don’t feel too bad. If you’re in the Grand Rapids area, there are still tons of cool things to do while staying nice and warm. The winter months can be just […]

Unique and Spooky Fall Events

This post is sponsored by Greenridge Realty, West Michigan’s go-to organization for those looking to buy or sell. Have Real Estate questions? Contact Greenridge Realty. Be honest, you’re a little underwhelmed by traditional fall activities and you’re looking to “pumpkin” spice it up (see what we did there). From zombies to treetop terrors and musicals, we found unique and uniquely spooky events to fill your fall […]

2017 Trick-or-Treat Times

Here’s the list of local trick-or-treat times for Grand Rapids and West Michigan. Halloween falls on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. For more Halloween events, check out grnow.com/halloween. Ada: Does not set a time Allegan: Oct. 31, 5 – 8 p.m. Allendale: Oct. 31, 6-8pm Belding: Oct. 31, open house at fire dept., 6-8 p.m. Belmont:  6 – 8 p.m. Byron Township: Unofficial 5-8pm Caledonia […]