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Leon & Son wine shop opens in East Hills

A husband-and-wife team has opened a wine shop in Grand Rapids.
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Jonny B’z is closing

Jonny B'z is making way for a new restaurant.
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Stroll among ‘Chrysanthemums & More’

Meijer Gardens is springing into fall.
Grand Rapids Symphony outdoor concert

Our top Weekend Picks

This weekend features an outdoor concert on the West Side. And much more.
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French restaurant re-launches

The French bistro inside a downtown hotel has been re-imagined.
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The Grand Woods Lounge is planning another location

The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids plans to open a second location in West Michigan.
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Get Founders’ KBS all year

Founders Brewing Co. is a making a big change.
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Max’s South Seas Hideaway schedules opening

A new "tropical paradise" is opening soon in downtown Grand Rapids.
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Lace up your roller skates

You can skate to the groove of fast-moving tunes downtown this week.
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MLK Park is hosting the African American Art & Music Festival

The “boundless artistic contributions of African-Americans” will be on display this weekend.
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Celebrate the harvest at Apple Fest

It’s apple time in West Michigan.
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Funny Girls are sharing their ‘search history’

A new local comedy show is ready for the stage.

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Leon & Son wine shop opens in East Hills

A husband-and-wife team has opened a wine shop in Grand Rapids.

Jonny B’z is closing

Jonny B'z is making way for a new restaurant.

French restaurant re-launches

The French bistro inside a downtown hotel has been re-imagined.

The Grand Woods Lounge is planning another location

The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids plans to open a second location in West Michigan.

Stemming the tide of violence against women

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When she brought her baby daughter home from the hospital in 2009, Tara Jones was a college student strapped with thousands of dollars of debt and could barely make ends meet for herself.

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Grand Valley State University is gaining a fresh perspective with new President Philomena V. Mantella.

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If you’re feeling upset or stressed, many people would suggest a quiet walk or a few deep breaths.

Expo goes from baby … to beyond

The first-ever Grand Rapids Baby and Beyond Expo is this weekend.

European Wax Center moves into Grand Rapids

European Wax Center has opened its first West Michigan location.

Heights Yoga Project opening on West Side

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Designing today’s neighborhood pub

Before it became The Friesian Gastro Pub, the building at 720 Michigan St. NE was four walls of eroding concrete and a dirt floor. That didn’t stop the owners from envisioning a fresh addition to the Midtown Corridor, but they did need direction.

Stroll among ‘Chrysanthemums & More’

Meijer Gardens is springing into fall.

Our top Weekend Picks

This weekend features an outdoor concert on the West Side. And much more.

Lace up your roller skates

You can skate to the groove of fast-moving tunes downtown this week.

MLK Park is hosting the African American Art & Music Festival

The “boundless artistic contributions of African-Americans” will be on display this weekend.

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