The old adage, “write what you know” served Eric Scott Johnson and Eric Machiela well. The pair recently completed Camp Manna, a coming of age film that takes place at an Evangelical Christian summer camp.
Lamont Montrell Arrington took home this year’s first place award in the Kent County Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition for his poem “Niggas in Paradise.” The piece is a reflection on the “harsh realities” of the African American experience.
Veterans Memorial Park reopens on Wednesday following the city of Grand Rapids’ annual Memorial Day Parade.
Russo’s International Market announced the closure of its downtown Grand Rapids location on Friday after just over eight months in operation.
Breaking out the grill this weekend? Let us help you impress your friends. GR|MAG spoke with local pitmaster Shane Draper, of Grilla Grills, to compile a list of his top grilling tips.
Contemporary sculptor Masayuki Koorida’s work, “Existence,” already sits among the eight-acre Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden, but now, visitors can see a full exhibit of his work.
Aberdeen Park is the latest in a series of Grand Rapids parks to reopen following renovations.
If you’re plotting out your window boxes and flower beds this weekend, Romence Gardens has some tips and tricks to help ensure you purchase the right plants for your yard.
Jordan Fisher first dreamed of opening a flower shop several years ago, but he was unable to find the right location and his career ended up taking him and his wife, Faten Fisher, to Seattle for two years.
After receiving a new hip, Damion Parker began thinking about making a career change. A security police officer for 13 years, Parker said he began considering that “carrying a gun, wearing a bulletproof vest, and being in potentially violent situations daily needed to change.”