Exciting news for coffee and baked-good lovers, two adored local businesses are partnering on a new project. Squibb Coffee and Rise Authentic Baking Co. are collaborating to open a new space this winter.
October is now well underway; meaning so is the 30 Days 30 Dollars challenge. Created by Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB), the 30 Days 30 Dollars challenge aims to bring awareness and money to black-owned businesses in Grand Rapids throughout the month of October.
GR|MAG’s print sibling has a list of “Grand Rapids’ Top 5 Places to Watch the Game” this month. We thought we’d add a few of our own suggestions to the list.
A local husband and wife team has brought traditional Greek food to Grand Rapids. Eklectico Greek Kouzina, located in Alger Heights, has always been a dream of Andreas Papangelopoulos and his wife, Nicole Thrasher-Papangelopoulos.
Local and beloved chef, Jenna Arcidiacono, will be featured on the Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games” this Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 9 p.m.
Put these five fun activities on your calendar for October.
ArtPrize is back, which means so is SiTE:LAB. After taking a year hiatus from ArtPrize to regroup, president and director Paul Amenta said it’s good to be back, though he hasn’t fully made the transition from work to play.
In honor of ArtPrize 10, Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts (UICA) moved its exhibition beyond the galleries and into the community with “UICA Outside.” The exhibition features public projects in three different neighborhoods: West Side, Creston and Baxter. Kimberly LaVon, a printmaker and graphic designer, was chosen as the artist to create a large-scale work in the Baxter neighborhood.