While February 14 could be considered Cupid’s Super Bowl, Grand Rapids has plenty of options for the romantically inclined all year. Planning your next date night? Looking to cozy up with your partner? We’ve narrowed down the choices to these seven romantic spots in town.
We’ve put together an itinerary for a weekend getaway in Grand Rapids — or a staycation if you want to experience your city like a tourist.
Woodland Mall has unveiled its new west wing.
There are two types of people. Those who are here, and those that WANT to be here.
A new treasure trove of antique and vintage goods is now open in town.
Un-decorating you Christmas tree is decidedly less enjoyable than decorating it for the holidays. But, alas, it must be done. Once you’ve packed away your favorite ornaments and strands of flickering lights, what do you do with the tree?
Grand Rapids is widely acclaimed for its medical community — the doctors and researchers doing groundbreaking work right here in our city — and we wanted to make sure the city also is known for the quality of its nurses.
East Grand Rapids is the “best city to live” in Michigan, according to a report on the best cities to live in each state by 24/7 Wall Street and posted by USA Today last week.
One of Grand Rapids’ most photographed landmarks is undergoing a makeover.
A unique way to spend your vacation (or a weekend) is as a tourist in your own town. Treat it like a real vacation: unplug from email and try visiting places you’ve never been. And, for the ultimate vacation, check-in to a hotel in town. Plus, you’ll be able to try out a cozy spot to put up the in-laws when they come to town.
A footwear brand is repurposing its local sandal repair factory to produce face masks and other protective equipment during the new coronavirus pandemic.
The first West Michigan store by the outdoor retailer REI is opening on 28th Street.
Before the city shuts down its public pools for the summer its hosting one last hoorah—for pooches.
Whether you’ll be heading out on Black Friday or enjoying the solitude of shopping from home on Cyber Monday, don’t forget to pick up some winter gear for those in need. Several area nonprofits are collecting winter clothing for their clients and patrons.
A city in the region is considered one of the nation’s best lakefront "beach towns."
A new sculpture downtown depicts the three Grand Rapids women who helped develop the whooping cough vaccine.
A new kind of “break room” is coming to a Grand Rapids suburb.
Mr. Sandman might be out of a job. The legendary figure who’s been putting people to sleep and bringing good dreams has some competition in town with a woman who’s got her own bag of tricks for overnight fun and rest, and she’s a hit with the kids.
More than 700,000 people visit Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park’s 158-acre park each year to attend concerts, view its indoor and outdoor gardens, sculpture galleries, permanent sculpture collection and use the learning center, café and meeting rooms, among other features.
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, birthrates are expected to remain consistent in 2020, and thankfully, Rona is not yet a popular baby name.