Ocean fresh downtown

Real Seafood Company, 141 Lyon St. NW, opened in late May serving up “contemporary” seafood from across the globe.

City to host marketplace party

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

GRCC alumni, professors collaborate to support Ukrainian relief efforts

Community college professors and alumni are being featured in a poetry anthology, the proceeds of which will be donated to the International Rescue Committee. 

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.

GRCC students selected for Johns Hopkins graduate program

Three Grand Rapids Community College students were accepted to a five-month program at Johns Hopkins Schools of Medical Imaging. 

Teen entrepreneur lands Fresh Thyme deal

A Kalamazoo teen recently secured a retail deal for her small business.

GRAAHI to hold conversation on mental health

The Grand Rapids African American Health Institute will host the second event of its three-month community series.

Local animal shelter to host open house at new location

A no-kill cat shelter in Grand Rapids is inviting the public to tour its open house next month. 

Symphony names new assistant conductor

Grand Rapids Symphony has a new assistant conductor.

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.

‘Downton Shabby’ author returns to West Michigan

Holland-born actor and writer Hopwood DePree will make an appearance at Schuler Books in Grand Rapids. 

Sister cities gala to return after hiatus

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

BAMF off to quick start

Despite ongoing construction at MSU's Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building, Bold Advanced Medical Future (BAMF) Health already is off to a running start as one of the flagship tenants of the site.

Real estate market hits new heights

Is the Grand Rapids housing market the hottest it has ever been?

Partners to host second Justice 4 All Juneteenth Jam

A celebration of African American culture and history will be held downtown next month.

Students graduate with certificates of biliteracy

Forty-one Grand Rapids Public School students will graduate with a Seal of Biliteracy certification.

City to host kayaking activities this summer

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




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