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Clothing, accessories and décor

A popular downtown destination known for bringing together small businesses, food, and entrepreneurship will host a Vintage and Handmade Marketplace.

Summer fun awaits at GRPM

The Grand Rapids Public Museum invites visitors to a summer brimming with discovery and excitement.

15th Annual Meijer State Games

West Michigan is set to host the 15th Annual Meijer State Games of Michigan at various West Michigan venues, starting Friday, June 21.

Serious summer reads

As temperatures soar outside, the pace of life slows down, providing a rare opportunity for reflection and relaxation.

Rare corpse flower bloom on display

A gigantic flower that smells like rotting flesh is currently on view at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, but only for a limited time. 

Homegrown Juneteenth comedy screens tonight!

The made-in-Grand Rapids Juneteenth comedy "Block Party" (2022) will screen on Wednesday, June 19 at Wealthy Theatre as part of a community summer series presented by Baxter United! 

Recipe: Traditional Tacos

Looking for an easy homemade taco recipe? Traditional tacos start with corn tortillas, easy to find at any grocery store.

Electric Forest: Are you ready?

Thousands flock to Rothbury each summer for the multi-genre festival that is Electric Forest, which takes place June 20-23 this year.

Capturing that hibachi feel

While you won’t get shrimp tossed at you, Lucky Sushi Cafe in Grand Haven has the freshly grilled meat, noodles, and rice to capture the “hibachi” feel.

Farmhouse anchored in her story

Tucked off a winding gravel road in Ada sits Orchard House, a newly constructed farmhouse layered with history and remnants of a bygone era.

Girls Gotta Golf

The morning dew laid sweetly on the luscious lawns and fairways, which go on forever at the beautiful Blythefield Hills Country Club.

Update: Boil Water Advisory Canceled

At approximately 3:15 a.m. this morning (June 13), Grand Rapids Water System crews responded to a water main break in Southeast Grand Rapids.

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Recipe: Traditional Tacos

Looking for an easy homemade taco recipe? Traditional tacos start with corn tortillas, easy to find at any grocery store.

GR’s top tacos auténticos’

While there's nothing wrong with adding shredded lettuce, cheddar, and sour cream to your homemade taco, authentic Mexican tacos highlight the natural flavors of the basic ingredients and are more traditional in presentation.

Flights of Flavor celebrating with giveaway

Grand Rapids’ innovative promotion, Flights of Flavor, has brought a new dimension to the dining experience, offering a delightful way for food enthusiasts to sample a variety of dishes and beverages from local restaurants.

Restaurant with vibes that ooze cool

When it’s an adventure just to find the front door, you know the restaurant is going to be amazing.

Mounds of Evidence

The ancient burial mounds in the Grand Rapids area offer a poignant glimpse into the Indigenous Peoples who once flourished in the region.

Entrepreneur drops the royal tea

Andrea Jenkins is one of those people who just doesn't stop.

A Filipino full circle

When Jackie Canamo and Ace Marasigan first met at a Filipino restaurant in Detroit back in 2005, they never would have imagined that moment would come full circle nearly 20 years later with the opening of their own eatery.

Ciders, Perries and Pommeliers 

On Saturday, May 18 more than 30 of Michigan's 192 hard cideries will be slinging scrumptious samples to the sound of live music at Cider Fest 2024. 

Farmhouse anchored in her story

Tucked off a winding gravel road in Ada sits Orchard House, a newly constructed farmhouse layered with history and remnants of a bygone era.

Small town in the big city

Talk to anyone who lives in Alger Heights and one of the first words out of their mouth is “walkability.”

Too darn hot?

Even though it doesn't officially arrive until June 21, it's feeling a bit like Summer already.

The Pollening

It sounds like the description of a horror movie. For some people, when the trees, grass, and weeds start to release their pollen and fungi send out their spores, it can certainly feel like it.

Homegrown Juneteenth comedy screens tonight!

The made-in-Grand Rapids Juneteenth comedy "Block Party" (2022) will screen on Wednesday, June 19 at Wealthy Theatre as part of a community summer series presented by Baxter United! 

7 Summery Things To Do This Weekend

Looking for exciting activities to spice up your West Michigan weekend? While it's not officially summer yet, we've got you covered with a curated list of the hottest events happening in the city and on the outskirts.

Feast of the Strawberry Moon and other springtime celebrations

The 18th century comes to life with two days of historical reenactments, demonstrations, and musical performances centered around the 1700s.

2024 Memorial Day Weekend Guide

Parades, parties, and places to visit are in abundance this Memorial Day weekend in Michigan, offering a plethora of activities for everyone. From honoring veterans with heartfelt ceremonies to enjoying live music and delicious food, communities across the state are celebrating in style.

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