Meet the new kids on the block. Grand Rapids has a blossoming culinary scene that continues to grow year over year. Increasingly, we’re seeing chefs take tasting expeditions to the regions their menu highlights, from the Basque Region of Spain to America’s low country coastline.
Want to get a jumpstart on your new year’s resolutions? Registration is now open for the Fifth Third River Bank Run.
Our sister publication Grand Rapids Magazine recently set out to find the city’s most Instagrammable cocktails. One of its finds is the Smoked Old Fashioned from Amway’s recently opened Rendezvous bar. The cocktail is a fun spin on the classic Old Fashioned, which it turns out, is the original cocktail.
American sculptor Beverly Pepper’s work will be on display at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park (FMG) beginning in February.
Celebrate the season with “Holiday Memories of Grand Rapids,” a television special combining interviews, photos, footage and more. Created by Fubble Entertainment’s Teresa Thome and Patrick Ziegler, this special, airing on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, documents the love and history of downtown Grand Rapids.
Looking forward to a long holiday weekend? So are we. If you’ve finished your Christmas shopping, decked your halls and have your holiday menu planned, head out and enjoy one of the many fun events taking place this weekend. You can also enjoy some holiday memories from the comfort of your own home this weekend.
Choreographer Brian Enos took on the classic Christmas tale, “A Christmas Carol,” for the first time this year and he is excited for audiences to see the final product, which debuts Thursday evening with a benefit performance for Ronald McDonald House.
Butcher’s Union is one of the hottest restaurants in town these days; even at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, the dining room is bustling. GR|MAG asked executive chef Alexis Rocha to share how he and his family will be spending the Christmas holiday and most importantly – what will be on their plates.
With a background as an educator and manager for a large cosmetics retailer, Melina Carreno Tobin decided it was time to open her own shop and focus on brands not readily available locally.
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.