With Music in the Stacks 2017 coming to a close, The Bootstrap Boys will perform a special holiday set as the final act of the year on Dec. 21 at the downtown Grand Rapids Public Library.
Basque Country is nestled in the north of Spain near the western border of France. The autonomous community sits at the foot of the Bay of Biscay and celebrates a culinary culture that’s unique to mainstream exported Spanish cuisine.
Last week’s snow fall might not have been on everyone’s Christmas wish list, but for area skiers and snowboarders, it brought an early gift, Cannonsburg Ski Lodge was able to open ahead of Christmas this year.
Ever wonder what Grand Rapids’ chefs do for the holidays? GR|MAG spoke with chef Jenna Arcidiacono, of Amore Trattoria Italiana, to find out what she’ll be cooking this year.
Families will come together for action, adventure, and an opportunity to support the children’s programs of Hospice of Michigan at the premiere of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”—at both Celebration! Cinema North in Grand Rapids and the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.
Jessica Smith has long dreamed of opening a retail store in Grand Rapids. “I have dreamed of opening a women’s boutique for twenty years, but the timing just wasn’t ever right,” the former Global Infusion manager said.
Matchbox Diner and Drinks owner and executive chef Eric Chaitin knows the Grand Rapids food scene better than most. Originally from the North Shore of Chicago, he served as the executive chef at Rose’s on Reeds Lake and later at the Watermark Country Club. He’s since snapped up West Michigan favorites like Ottawa Beach Inn in Holland and the dockside Mermaid Bar and Grill in Saugatuck.
A few miles west of the heart of downtown sits a new hidden gem for active entertainment enthusiasts. Battle GR is a tactical laser tag experience unlike any other.
While it’s not the first restaurant to offer poke bowls in Grand Rapids, Wikiwiki Poke Shop is the first to put the popular Hawaiian cuisine front and center on its menu.
Tis the season for ugly sweaters, Christmas cheer – and lightsabers? This weekend is comprised of musical entertainment, visits from Kris Kringle and the opening of the newest installment of a famous movie saga.