GR|MAG had the opportunity to talk with Jenny Kinne, the new owner of Books & Mortar, about her transition from employee to owner as well as her goals for the store, thoughts on the uniqueness of independent bookstores and some of her favorite reads.
Calling all breakfast food enthusiasts! November 28 is National French Toast Day, and GR|Mag has rounded up some of the most delicious varieties in Grand Rapids for you to indulge in. Grab a friend and make a brunch date to celebrate this classic breakfast staple.
Transforming lives and restoring hope in the Heartside community, Dégagé Ministries is a Christ-centered, non-profit organization that offers valuable programming and services to homeless and disadvantaged individuals in Grand Rapids. To commemorate its impact on the community, the ministry is hosting this year’s “Celebrate Dégagé.”
Inspired by birds and their migratory patterns, local artist Nick Nortier created a mural at Creston Market that serves as a metaphor for immigration, refuge and community.
For ArtPrize this year, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts is presenting “UICA Outside”—an exhibition that moves beyond the gallery and out into the Grand Rapids community.
Today is National Dog Day and we’re here to give you some fun ideas to celebrate the occasion with your four-legged friends.
Grand Rapids will be seeing some new arts education opportunities for older adults thanks to a grant awarded to the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) to support the launch of new programming to serve the community.
With the help of a $1 million grant from the Wege Foundation, the Grand Rapids Symphony is creating a 21st-century orchestra to serve not only classical music lovers but the community as a whole.
National Hamburger Day is coming up on May 28, and nothing says summertime like a big, juicy hamburger. GR|Mag has rounded up a list of 14 delicious burger offerings from local restaurants to help you celebrate this favorite menu item.
Celebrate all things Star Wars on May 4 with these fun events taking place around Grand Rapids.