With only about half a year of warmer outdoor weather, we Grand Rapidians have to take advantage of every nice day and soak up the sunny rays. What better way to enjoy Pure Michigan summer than kayaking down the Grand River or peddling along your favorite bike trail?
A West Michigan beach topped USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Poll.
West Michigan artist Michael Peoples’ iconic, candy-colored art pieces that take on the form of everyday objects are hard to miss. Perhaps you remember the ducks that scaled the walls of the UICA above the upper-level staircase or the gnomes that marched in a line at the Kendall College of Art and Design a couple ArtPrize’s ago.
While others designing their dream home envision open floor plans, vaulted ceilings and that longed-for room designated solely for their hobby, landscape designer Amy Squires did her dreaming a little differently: her perfect home began with planning landscapes and gardens, with the home built around them.
Soon, more than 1,600 participants will bike through West Michigan for the sixth annual MSU Gran Fondo.
Two hundred children will receive free bike helmets from the Grand Rapids Griffins during two events being held this month.
Summer concert series GRAM on the Green returns on July 12 with a terrific lineup.
Chances are your summer calendar is filling up fast. But just in case, we wanted to give you a list of fun activities you can enjoy this summer in and around Grand Rapids. Enjoy our suggestions and share some of your own in the comments.
Calling all artists, creative spirits, and innovative thinkers – Muse GR is a new, interactive art gallery that will be a blank canvas for all your artistic endeavors. Combining photography, art, education, and community events, Muse GR was founded to inspire and invite artists to learn from one another and collaborate with other creatives around West Michigan.
From festivals to performing arts, this weekend in Grand Rapids is off the charts. You can also help make the community a little greener by joining the Plaster Creek Stewards on Thursday for a replanting project.