Once Valerie Burkholder retired early this spring, after working for 28 years, she decided to follow her lifelong dream of opening a bookstore.
A new boardwalk and 87-acres of athletic fields will be the main draws at Huff Park. The 45-year-old park reopens today following $2.1 million in renovations and upgrades.
Today marks the one year anniversary of GR|MAG and I wanted to take a minute to thank all of you for reading GR|MAG and subscribing to our weekly e-newsletter. It is wonderful to see the response to the publication.
With less than six months until Christmas, the UICA is asking for applicants to participate in this year’s Holiday Artists Market.
David Marquardt, City of Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation director, said the portion of the Grand River running through downtown Grand Rapids is going to look like “nothing anyone anticipates.”
Best friends since the third grade, Amy Calvert and Kristy Dipiazza started a business together simply out of need.
Newcomer on the scene, Nestology Shop + Studio, is in bloom and ready to show GR how deep its roots go in terms of community, creativity and attention to the planet.
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.
As car companies race to perfect the autonomous vehicle of the future, many people are wondering what challenges those driverless cars might present to cities.
A few years ago, Jim Torrey started reaching out to new breweries in Grand Rapids offering his woodworking services. “I started cold-calling them on Facebook and asking to make their cheeseboards and beer flights.”