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From monthly visits to Mary Free Bed’s children’s floor to special appearances at Fifth Third Ballpark, Relay for Life, Gilda’s Club events and more, the Cosplay Crusaders are using their superpowers to lift kids’ spirits across Grand Rapids.
Chef Clark Frain is excited to bring contemporary Italian cuisine, including crudo offerings, which means raw in Italian, to downtown Grand Rapids.
It’s free! The Grand Rapids Public Museum, or GRPM, is waving its general admission fee on Sunday, July 16 and inviting the community to explore its permanent exhibits.
Fans of pho can rejoice; a new Vietnamese restaurant planning to open later this summer will serve up heaping bowls of the delicious soup as well as a handful of other Vietnamese favorites.
On a Friday morning in June, West Michigan Whitecaps pitcher Trent Szkutnik was up early packing lunches for Meals on Wheels recipients. Szkutnik, along with fellow players Spenser Watkins and Zac Houston, delivered the meals to senior citizens in Grandville.
The Grand Rapids Public Library’s GR Reads program focuses on more than getting people to pick up a book. The program is designed as a community building opportunity with a variety of events spanning the summer.
John Ball Zoo is getting a new resident later this summer.
Recently launched walking tours centered on downtown history give residents and visitors an excuse to take a stroll through Grand Rapids this summer.