The finalist voting on the Best of Grand Rapids 2024 has begun!

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.

Where to satisfy your sweet tooth

Readers voted for the "Best of Grand Rapids" in several categories, from restaurants to services. According to our readers, here are the best places to satisfy your sweet tooth in Grand Rapids:

Best of the Best: Services

The results of our reader survey are in. Here are our reader's top picks for service providers in Grand Rapids:

Best of the Best: Food & Restaurants

Each year, Grand Rapids Magazine asks readers to select the "best of" in several categories. The winners in the food/restaurant category are as follows: 

Everyday gems

Grand Rapids is full of incredible restaurants of all types, far too many to list in the pages of Grand Rapids Magazine.