Not exactly ‘ruffing’ it

There is a growing connection between pets and their owners and Fido & Stitch is catering to those "pawrents."

Flaky, tasty bakery bites

There’s often nothing like a fresh loaf of bread, and Nantucket Baking Company is certainly one of the best around when it comes to baked goods in Grand Rapids.

Every day’s a Holiday

When a bar wins Best Bar and Best Happy Hour, that place is doing something right for their clientele.

Blue Dog Tavern: Hot to Tot!

A lot of bars end up with a certain late-night crowd, but only one won Best Late Night Dining and Drinks.

Thank you for voting on the Best of Grand Rapids 2024!

You suggested the finalists, now choose the winners in the Best of Grand Rapids 2024. 

Best of the best: Ways we stay fit

We polled our readers and they told us the best places for keeping active and fit. Here are the results: 

Best of the best: Where we imbibe

Our readers were polled and chose these bars as the best places to imbibe in their favorite beers and/or cocktails: 

Best of the Best: Arts and Entertainment

Our readers chose the best in arts and entertainment. From live music venues and museums to artists and TV personalities, here are the winners: 

Best of the Best: Ways we say I love you

In honor of the upcoming Valentine's Day holiday, a subsection of our "Best of the best" features various gift ideas for that special someone as well as wedding venues, hotels and more. 

Best of the best: Retail

The results of our readers' survey in the retail category are in.

Best of the Best: Bands

It just so happens that Brena, the best Band in Grand Rapids, according to our readers' survey, features a keyboardist and lead singer, Craig Avery, from my neck of the woods.