The Grand Rapids Griffins kick off the 2018-19 season this month under the leadership of Ben Simon, who was named the team’s 11th head coach in June. But Simon is no stranger to Grand Rapids — he spent the last three seasons as assistant coach for the Griffins, helping lead the team to a Calder Cup title in 2017, and played for the team in the 2006-07 season.
Don’t miss out on all the great art that ArtPrize 10 has to offer! Instead, join one of GR’s many tour groups for a guided tour of this enormous event.
Although Grand Rapids is known as Beer City, USA, don’t let that fool you into thinking it doesn’t offer tasty margaritas, too! These five restaurants will not disappoint.
For WMCAT’s Dennis Grantz, teaching the arts is a labor of love.
After five years of serving the community as Parliament the Boutique, the locally focused boutique shop at 136 S. Division Ave. rebranded as Gemini Handmade in June.
Local favorites, hidden gems and must-see destinations in each of the city’s neighborhoods.
The Grand Rapids Ballet welcomed accomplished dancer, choreographer and artistic entrepreneur James Sofranko as its new artistic director on July 1. In this capacity, Sofranko will be responsible for all artistic direction and planning for the GR Ballet.
What better way to cool off on a hot summer day than with a bite — or bowl — of frozen yogurt?
Anne Marie Carson has an obvious soft spot in her heart for animals in need. “I’m kind of drawn to the pathetic creatures,” she said.
Award-winning illustrator and local design student Alana Fletcher is taking her artistic talents to new heights.