In recent years parking downtown has become a greater challenge. On the one hand, that’s an indication of the positive growth the city is experiencing, but on the other, it can be a major headache when you are trying to enjoy this new nightlife, retail, and other downtown activities.
Books & Mortar is beginning a second chapter. Two years after opening the business, the founders of the neighborhood bookstore, Jonathan Shotwell and Christopher Roe, announced earlier this week via email that they’ve sold the store to Jenny Kinne.
Why curl up on the couch to watch your favorite Halloween films when you could partake in these spooky showings?
Upgrades at three Grand Rapids city parks have been completed. On Thursday, the City of Grand Rapids and area residents celebrated the reopening of Mooney, Cheseboro and Ottawa Hills Parks.
James Sofranko joined the Grand Rapids Ballet in July after first being announced as the organization’s new artistic director back in January. This month, he has his first opportunity to really introduce himself to Grand […]
Last week shoppers milled about the cases and the aisles of the newly opened Gordon Food Service Store. They scanned prices and filled their carts with fresh produce, meats, cheeses and even made-to-order guacamole.
Whether you are looking for Gala, Honeycrisp or Golden Delicious apples, these four local orchards will help you stock up for the fall season, and they have plenty of family-friendly activities to keep you busy on a crisp Saturday afternoon.
Over the weekend, ArtPrize 10 announced the winners of $500,000 in prizes.
In the spring, David Olson, a chef and finance consultant for the food & beverage industry who calls Caledonia home, traveled through Northern Africa, spending much of his time touring soup and spice markets and gathering inspiration for his own recipes. While you might expect Olson’s trip to garner fabulous food concoctions, it’s his Moroccan spice porter that has Grand Rapids salivating.
Whether you are vegan or vegetarian or just interested in how to eat a healthy plant-based diet, Grand Rapids VegFest is for you. Taking place on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the DeltaPlex, Grand Rapids VegFest features cooking demonstrations, speakers, a plethora of local vendors and, of course, food.