According to the Michigan Ag Council, Michigan is the third largest Christmas tree industry in the nation, harvesting approximately three million Christmas trees each year. So it’s no surprise that the Grand Rapids area has plenty of places to cut or buy your own fresh tree.
In case your momma didn’t teach you the festive fine arts, we thought we’d show you how it’s done. Short of owning an elf, this is how you achieve maximum holiday spirit.
A little over a year ago, firefighters responded to a building engulfed in flames. Rising Grinds, a café set to open in Spring 2017, had suddenly caught fire and burned to the ground.
Local author and GR|MAG contributor Pat Evans will host a series of talks throughout December on the history of beer in Grand Rapids.
Gray Skies Distillery is set to release its first aged whiskey on a large scale, but not without some controversy.
The Uptown neighborhood in Grand Rapids is getting ready for the holidays with a special shopping event on Thursday.
After six years, the Crooked Goose in Standale is closing its doors, but the restaurant space won’t be empty for long.
Perhaps the city’s most renowned beer is released today.
Grand Rapids is all decked out for the holidays and a series of trolley tours will help you glimpse all the best decorations.
For 29 years, the annual UICA Holiday Artists Market has been helping shoppers find the perfect holiday gifts for everyone on their Christmas list.