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5 Exciting Things to do in West Michigan this weekend

Looking for something fun to do in Grand Rapids this weekend? Here are five events you won't want to miss, starting tonight!

It’s Swingtime!

Summer is in the air, my friends, and all is right in the world.

Mobil GR to extend parking enforcement hours

The City of Grand Rapids announced it will extend hours of enforcement for paid on-street parking. 

Community Kickback event seeks sponsors

For more than half a century, the Baxter Community Center has dedicated itself to serving the Baxter neighborhood with a range of essential services and activities.

Go for the flowers, stay for the stories

A historic B&B is one of many Holland homes that opened its gardens to visitors during the annual Holland Garden Club Garden Walk in June.

Beer City Open for Pickleball

Hey, local sports fans! Ready for the ultimate midsummer day out? Head over to the Beer City Open in downtown Grand Rapids.

‘MJ’ premieres in Michigan

"MJ" has thrilled sold-out crowds on Broadway, in cities across North America, and in London’s West End.

Berry Exciting: Seven Seasonal U-Pick Blueberry Patches to Explore!

Michigan is home to over 20,000 acres of blueberry farms, and the U-Pick experience is a summer highlight.

A Patriotic Painter

As we celebrate our independence this season, a local residential painter is celebrating the success of opening a franchise, his story the embodiment of the American Dream.

Recipe: Red, White and Blueberry Burrata Dip

Looking for something special to take to a backyard barbecue or picnic this Fourth of July? This red, white and blue appetizer is a star spangled treat!

Celebrate with a Bang!

The Fourth of July is a time for families to come together, celebrate, and create lasting memories.

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Berry Exciting: Seven Seasonal U-Pick Blueberry Patches to Explore!

Michigan is home to over 20,000 acres of blueberry farms, and the U-Pick experience is a summer highlight.

Recipe: Red, White and Blueberry Burrata Dip

Looking for something special to take to a backyard barbecue or picnic this Fourth of July? This red, white and blue appetizer is a star spangled treat!

Art of the Burger

Hark! My adventures have brought me to a Grand Rapids food truck treasure: Lost Art Burger!

Epicurean escape on Lake Macatawa

This spring, my girlfriend Val and I ventured over to tiptoe past the “tulip troopers” who were representing from all over the world, as usual, and thankfully!

It’s Swingtime!

Summer is in the air, my friends, and all is right in the world.

Beer City Open for Pickleball

Hey, local sports fans! Ready for the ultimate midsummer day out? Head over to the Beer City Open in downtown Grand Rapids.

Something good to say

Local author Ashlee Eiland is celebrating the recent release of her third title, “Say Good: Speaking Across Hot Topics, Complex Relationships, and Tense Situations.”

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.

A Patriotic Painter

As we celebrate our independence this season, a local residential painter is celebrating the success of opening a franchise, his story the embodiment of the American Dream.

Curated solutions for summertime skincare

Summer means more sun-soaked skin.

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.”

5 Exciting Things to do in West Michigan this weekend

Looking for something fun to do in Grand Rapids this weekend? Here are five events you won't want to miss, starting tonight!

‘MJ’ premieres in Michigan

"MJ" has thrilled sold-out crowds on Broadway, in cities across North America, and in London’s West End.

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.

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