City to host marketplace party

Grand Rapids will host a park party in celebration of this year’s neighborhood summit.

School of Rock hosts grand opening

A locally owned and operated music school is inviting the public to its grand opening. 

Ottawa Hills neighborhood hosts annual garden tour, celebrates centennial

A horticultural tour will return to a historic neighborhood this weekend.

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre hosts children’s learning program

A community theater launched a new education initiative. 

Accessible kayak launch opens at Riverside Park

Grand Rapids’ first accessible kayak and canoe launch now is available for use.

Grand Rapids Gold find new home

The local G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets found a new venue, following the closure of the DeltaPlex.

Sister cities gala to return after hiatus

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, an annual celebration will return in June.

City to host kayaking activities this summer

Grand Rapids will host Grand River kayaking excursions and free kayaking demos this summer.

City to host eighth annual neighborhood summit

The Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit will return to its traditional one-day format for 2022.

Movie theater reopens

The pandemic did a number on movie theaters (and the movie industry as a whole), but an area movie house is rising from the ashes.

Partners build new city playground at Mulick Park

The city of Grand Rapids partnered with the Junior League of Grand Rapids and Sinclair Recreation to build a new playground over the weekend.

Farmers market to open for 100th season

The oldest farmers market in West Michigan will celebrate 100 years when it opens next month.

Fulton Street Farmers Market to host rummage sale

A local farmers market will have a spring rummage sale.

Third Thursdays invites tourists, locals to explore downtown

Avenue for the Arts will preview its new monthly downtown event this week. 

Zoo to construct new habitat

John Ball Zoo will construct a new pygmy hippo habitat.

Studio to host sustainability summit and plant swap

A coworking space in Grand Rapids is set to host its first quarterly market event of the year.

Downtown boutique to celebrate grand opening

A new lifestyle and home boutique will have its grand opening later this month.

DGRI receives grant for Grand River transformation

A Grand River transformation project is underway thanks to the recent state infrastructure plan.

GRAM director transitioning out

Following more than a decade at the helm of the Grand Rapids Art Museum, Dana Friis-Hansen announced he will leave his role as director and CEO at the beginning of next year.

Nature’s ReLeaf opens on GR’s West Side

A family-owned and -operated cannabis dispensary recently celebrated the grand opening of its first Grand Rapids location.




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