Laurel Gaut might have one of the most fun jobs in Grand Rapids. Gaut is in charge of the Butterflies are Blooming exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
Hudsonville Ice Cream is always looking for new flavors to please the taste buds, often looking at restaurant dessert menus, industry trade shows and trend data as well as social media feedback from customers for its inspiration. But recently, the company’s flavor scientists traveled back in time for its newest flavor.
A Harvard Business Review article late last year highlighted a shocking discovery. Ninety percent of people don’t like to cook.
Gina Ferwerda believes “meals are memories.” Her favorite saying reads, “Recipes are simple ingredients and directions. It’s not until you make a memory, that they truly become meals.”
The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre (GRCT) is building suspense with the announcement of its 2018-2019 season. That’s because the theater said it cannot share one of the musicals on its roster for the upcoming year due to the agreement that allowed it to land the coveted musical.
Dig out your swim trunks this weekend. You read that right. Grand Rapidians will take a dip to raise money for the Special Olympics. You can also bundle up for the annual outdoor Winter Beer Festival.
The life of a candle shop owner means your trash never smells bad.
“I mean literally, it never stinks,” says Jill Bromley-Sung, owner of Wax Poetic Candle Bar, who also comes away smelling pretty nice herself.
Don Myers had amassed a comic book collection of 30,000 issues when his college-age kids began encouraging him to do something more with his hobby, specifically, to open a comic book store.
When Megan Rader, the owner of Kula Yoga first heard of Buti Yoga from her student Brittney Nawara last year, she laughed. “Wait, is this yoga that’s all about your butt? I am not interested…”
While Broadway Grand Rapids announced its 2018-2019 season this morning, the bigger news might be the announcement that “Hamilton” will come to Grand Rapids for the organization’s 2019-2020 season.