Urban adventures

Cranes in the sky always are a good sign for a city and Grand Rapids is lucky to be boasting these pillars of investment.

Curtain call

The performing arts stages around Grand Rapids are likely to look a little empty this fall.

Neighborhood pride

While summer may not be over quite yet, our thoughts are turning to the start of the school year.

Summer in the city

Summer might look a little different this year, but that didn’t stop us from putting together our annual City Guide.

Grand Rapids’ new normal

As I write this, Grand Rapids is not the bustling city I’ve come to know. Instead, COVID-19 has turned our city into a town where families are sequestered at home, and there still is much inequality within our city. 

Innovative health care

Technological innovations are changing everything from patient care to drug research.

Discover hidden treasures of Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is full of tucked-away places and cool history, and this month, we uncover some great destinations that typically fly under the radar.

Restaurants offer special ‘experience’

Selecting the city's best restaurants gets harder every year.

Celebrate love

Love is in the air with our February weddings issue.
Charlsie Dewey, left, Bill Steffen

New year, new magazine

By now, you’ve probably noticed this issue of Grand Rapids Magazine looks a bit different.
Thanksgiving meal table

Holidays are fast approaching

It’s the start of the holiday season, and we want to help you impress your house-guests by sharing some recipes from local chefs, as well as some beautiful tablescapes that might inspire your own holiday table.
fall leaves downtown Grand Rapids

Falling in love with fall

A couple of months ago, we asked Grand Rapids Magazine readers, “What season is the best time to enjoy Grand Rapids?” The overwhelming response was fall.
movie theater seats

So many shows, so little time

One of the best things about living in Grand Rapids is the city’s vibrant arts community. September is an exciting time because many of the community’s finest performing arts organizations kick off their seasons, from the ballet to the symphony to the theater.




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