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?
It’s summer, which means finding ways to get the kids out of the house before they drive you crazy (is it September yet?!) A productive way to keep them busy and engaged during their summer vacation is camp.
With our city racking up accolades like “Best Town for Mountain Biking,” it’s no surprise that Grand Rapids has plenty of bike shops where you can find your next bike — or ride in for a seasonal tune-up.
If you think you know Mexican food, think again. MeXo brings pre-Hispanic, Mesoamerican cuisine (think before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors to Mexico) to Grand Rapids in a way that still says 2018.
In the April print issue of Grand Rapids Magazine, we ran a piece on places to satisfy your late-night munchies, like Lucky Luciano’s Pizza, Menna’s Joint and Yesterdog. But with so many late-night options in town we couldn’t include them all in the piece. Instead, we’ve added a few more of our favorites below for the next time you’re cruising for food after 10 p.m.
This year’s reigning champ of the Battle of the West is Jeremy Williams of the Lumber Baron bar, at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, for his cocktail named, “The Spyglass.
April showers (or snow?!) bring May flowers — but when you live in Grand Rapids, it can feel like the May flowers will never come. To cheer up your gray spring days, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite comfort foods. From mac and cheese to cookies, waffles to soup — by the time you eat your way through the list, you’ll be ready for our long-awaited summer.
Having just opened up a tasting room in Grand Rapids earlier this year, we chatted with Brengman Brothers’ winemaker, Maggie Thompson, to learn more about their wine and the blossoming Michigan wine culture.
If you’re looking for a convenient way get your hands on local produce while supporting local farmers, try out Grand Rapids’ Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs or produce delivery services.
We all know that Grand Rapids is a midwest hipster haven, but now the world knows, too. According to MoveHub’s annual International Hipster Index, Grand Rapids rings in at No. 28 (out of 446 cities).