A unique way to spend your vacation (or a weekend) is as a tourist in your own town. Treat it like a real vacation: unplug from email and try visiting places you’ve never been. And, for the ultimate vacation, check-in to a hotel in town. Plus, you’ll be able to try out a cozy spot to put up the in-laws when they come to town.
For Grand Rapids, Easter isn’t just a holiday weekend; it’s a sign that spring is coming. Say goodbye to snow tires and parkas and say hello to t-shirts and tulips (we’re looking at you, Holland). To help usher in equinox, we’ve compiled some of the tastiest Easter brunches for April 1 – and believe us, brunch isn’t something we joke about.
March 14 is known as Pi Day, which celebrates all things 3.14. To us, it sounds a lot more like PIE day, since math just confuses us – and makes us hungry.
Believe it or not, there is more to celebrate in Grand Rapids on St. Patrick’s Day than Irish on Ionia. Yes, most are boozy events — and yes, most are decked in the green. However, if you’re looking to avoid the craziness that is Ionia, then we have a few alternatives to help you celebrate all things Irish.
There are two types of people. Those who are here, and those that WANT to be here.
A Harvard Business Review article late last year highlighted a shocking discovery. Ninety percent of people don’t like to cook.
There’s something deeply romantic about wine, cheese and charcuterie. This simple but elegant spread can pose equally well as date night munchies or an appetizer to an indulgent meal.
While February 14 could be considered Cupid’s Super Bowl, Grand Rapids has plenty of options for the romantically inclined all year. Planning your next date night? Looking to cozy up with your partner? We’ve narrowed down the choices to these seven romantic spots in town.
With the excitement of the New Year behind us, and still two months to go until spring, it’s easy to feel blue in February. But, there’s plenty to do in Grand Rapids other than dream of warmer days. From painting to musicals, golf shows to car shows, we’ve compiled some of our favorite things to do this month.
Chef Jenna Arcidiacono is something of a culinary maestra. Her restaurant Amore Trattoria Italiana has been a West Michigan favorite for nearly nine years (and was recently named one of Grand Rapids Magazine’s top 10 restaurants in Grand Rapids in 2017). The only thing she’s known for more than her bright pink hair and electric personality is her fantastic Italian cooking.