For most people with public speaking anxiety, the idea of performing stand up comedy in front of a room of people would be a no go, but Nardos Osterhart saw stand up as a great way to overcome her fears.
Laurel Gaut might have one of the most fun jobs in Grand Rapids. Gaut is in charge of the Butterflies are Blooming exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
Hudsonville Ice Cream is always looking for new flavors to please the taste buds, often looking at restaurant dessert menus, industry trade shows and trend data as well as social media feedback from customers for its inspiration. But recently, the company’s flavor scientists traveled back in time for its newest flavor.
The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre (GRCT) is building suspense with the announcement of its 2018-2019 season. That’s because the theater said it cannot share one of the musicals on its roster for the upcoming year due to the agreement that allowed it to land the coveted musical.
Don Myers had amassed a comic book collection of 30,000 issues when his college-age kids began encouraging him to do something more with his hobby, specifically, to open a comic book store.
While Broadway Grand Rapids announced its 2018-2019 season this morning, the bigger news might be the announcement that “Hamilton” will come to Grand Rapids for the organization’s 2019-2020 season.
After their successful 2016 Grammy award-winning self-titled debut album, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn set to work on a follow-up. Released in October 2017, “Echo in the Valley” once again sees the couple showing off their skills with the banjo.
Muriel Zandstra first met Armand Merizon in 1962 when she was attending college. She lived next door to his family and took care of the children when their parents were out. The pair developed a lifelong friendship and she became a champion of his work and preserving his legacy.
Former Grand Rapids resident and Calvin College graduate Paul Schrader returns to Grand Rapids next week to premiere his most recent film, “First Reformed.”
If you have friends coming for a visit or colleagues from out of state in town for the week, there’s a visitor’s guide available to help them see all that Grand Rapids has to offer.