Last week shoppers milled about the cases and the aisles of the newly opened Gordon Food Service Store. They scanned prices and filled their carts with fresh produce, meats, cheeses and even made-to-order guacamole.
Whether you are looking for Gala, Honeycrisp or Golden Delicious apples, these four local orchards will help you stock up for the fall season, and they have plenty of family-friendly activities to keep you busy on a crisp Saturday afternoon.
Colby Roanhorse said he wanted to leave a “permanent trace on Grand Rapids,” and after participating in the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art’s “UICA Outside,” public arts initiative, he hasn’t left just a trace—he’s left a narrative.
Over the weekend, ArtPrize 10 announced the winners of $500,000 in prizes.
As fall brings crisp weather, fallen leaves and pumpkin spice lattes, turn your resting witch face upside down and enjoy autumn to its fullest. Sipping cider, celebrating Día de los Muertos and running away from zombies are just a handful of the fall-tastic events that the whole family can participate in this October.
In the spring, David Olson, a chef and finance consultant for the food & beverage industry who calls Caledonia home, traveled through Northern Africa, spending much of his time touring soup and spice markets and gathering inspiration for his own recipes. While you might expect Olson’s trip to garner fabulous food concoctions, it’s his Moroccan spice porter that has Grand Rapids salivating.
GR|MAG’s print sibling has a list of “Grand Rapids’ Top 5 Places to Watch the Game” this month. We thought we’d add a few of our own suggestions to the list.
Megan Galvin is a recent visual studies graduate from Grand Valley State University on a mission to remind us all to keep re-imagining the world. “I am interested in how and when people feel a sense of togetherness, and I want to investigate and celebrate that in my work,” she said.
A local husband and wife team has brought traditional Greek food to Grand Rapids. Eklectico Greek Kouzina, located in Alger Heights, has always been a dream of Andreas Papangelopoulos and his wife, Nicole Thrasher-Papangelopoulos.
If you are a fan of the AMC show “The Walking Dead” head to 20 Monroe Live on Sunday night for the season nine premiere. Looking for fun family activities this weekend? Frederik Meijer Gardens is hosting Family Fall Day. You can also enjoy classical music with the Grand Rapids Symphony, create your own artwork at the GRAM or check out several local food vendors making vegetarian and vegan treats at VegFest.