On Wednesday, Aug. 2, Julianne Vanden Wyngaard will climb 112 stairs to perform the last concert of Grand Valley State University’s International Carillon Concert Series for the summer at the Beckering Carillon – Pew Grand Rapids Campus. The series continues, however, on GVSU’s Allendale campus each Sunday through Aug. 20.
Logan’s Alley is hosting its Barking Lot Party today. Customers are invited to bring their dog and enjoy music, games and dog-centric activities.
A new craft ice cream business is about to launch in coffee shops and restaurants around the city.
A new executive chef is taking over Vander Mill’s kitchen.
Start your weekend early. There are several events to choose from this weekend and two of our top picks are tonight! So get out and enjoy the city.
New restaurant Noco Provisions celebrates its grand opening tomorrow.
Earlier this year, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss announced “Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big” as the 2017 Mayor’s Book of the Year. Now, Books and Mortar is hosting a book discussion in partnership with Local First to talk about the book and how Grand Rapids can become a “small giant.”
All great stories start in someone’s garage or basement. Companies are born, rock bands are formed and long-held dreams find a pulse. It’s the same thing for Rhoda Klomega, founder of Delasie, a clothing brand with an African element utilizing meaningful fabrics.
The Horseshoe Smokehouse in Grand Rapids served its last barbecue last week.
Big Willy’s Italian Beef is bringing Chicago to Eastown.