Cannonsburg expands tubing lanes, adds brunch

The Cedar Lounge has always been a great place to relax after a day on the slopes, but now skiers and observers alike will be able to fuel up before hitting the slopes with a new brunch menu.
Wally’s Treasures Antique Mall records

Antique mall opens on 28th Street

A new treasure trove of antique and vintage goods is now open in town.

World of Winter festival gets people out and about

What does Grand Rapids have in common with Anchorage, Alaska and Aspen, Colorado? All three cities host festivals that made the “10 Most Epic U.S. Winter Festivals Worth Braving The Cold For” list.
Break Room Therapy

Let It All out in the ‘Break Room’

A new kind of “break room” is coming to a Grand Rapids suburb.
Woodland Mall a west wing entrance

Woodland Mall opens new west wing

Woodland Mall has unveiled its new west wing.
Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation hosted Wag 'n' Wade in 2017.

Dog Days of Summer: City Hosts Dog Pool Party

Before the city shuts down its public pools for the summer its hosting one last hoorah—for pooches.

People and Places: breast cancer art exhibit and opening of bohemian astrology store

Personal breast cancer stories to illustrate difficult battle, and The 12th House offers handmade astrology-themed items from local Grand Rapids artists.
Calder Plaza parklet rendering

Calder Plaza is Adding a Parklet

More parklets are popping up around downtown, and a new concept is coming to Calder Plaza.

New UICA Exhibit Explores Chicago Race Riot of 1919

“Warm Water: New Works by Charles Edward Williams” opens this weekend at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art.

Tilted Tulip to host grand opening party

The Tilted Tulip, located at 4300 Plainfield Ave NE Suite E, will be hosting a grand opening event from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17.
East Grand Rapids

East Grand Rapids Named Best Place to Live in Michigan

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.

Still time for Six tix

The six wives of Henry VIII, some of whom he had beheaded, tell the story of their lives, post mortem, of course.

Transforming downtown

Cranes flood the skyline as Grand Rapids undergoes more investment.
Rosa Parks Circle ice rink opens for the season on Friday, Nov. 24.

Hit the Ice Rink at Rosa Parks Circle

Ice skating season at Rosa Parks Circle kicks off tonight at 5 p.m.
Dr. Drew Lanham

Dr. Drew Lanham Shares His Experience as a “Rare Bird”

Ornithologist, conservationist and distinguished professor at Clemson University, Dr. J. Drew Lanham’s passion for the natural world began as a boy growing up in Edgefield County, South Carolina.

Local author spotlight: Emma Palova

If you are looking for a book to curl up with this month, local author Emma Palova recently released her memoir, “Greenwich Meridian.”
Michigan International Auto Show at DeVos Place.

Michigan International Auto Show Pulls Into Downtown

While Detroit might be Motor City, Grand Rapids certainly has played its part in making auto history and this weekend the city will take center stage as the location of the Michigan International Auto Show.

Calling All Artists: UICA Holiday Artists Market

With less than six months until Christmas, the UICA is asking for applicants to participate in this year’s Holiday Artists Market.

Explore Your Sense Of Outdoor Adventure Indoors At Terra Firma Bouldering

Southeast of the heart of downtown sits a 10,000-square-foot facility that many would consider a rock climber’s dream.
Photo courtesy of Red Flannel Tree Farm

Trim A Tree from One of These 7 West Michigan Christmas Tree Farms

According to the Michigan Ag Council, Michigan is the third largest Christmas tree industry in the nation, harvesting approximately three million Christmas trees each year. So it’s no surprise that the Grand Rapids area has plenty of places to cut or buy your own fresh tree.




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