Over 8,000 athletes will compete throughout Grand Rapids this weekend as part of the State Games of Michigan. The Creston neighborhood is celebrating with its second annual Best of Creston bash. And, you can take a minute to contemplate the vast solar system at Veen Observatory. That’s not all! Take a peek at this weekend’s Top Picks and plan your weekend.
Nicole Aunapu Mann, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps, was one of eight candidates selected for future space missions in 2013. She completed the training in 2015 and is now qualified for assignment.
Grand Rapids musician Dan Rickabus has been playing music for over 17 years. He has been the drummer for indie folk pop rock band The Crane Wives for almost eight years, a bandmate and producer for Michigan Earthworks musicians Seth Bernard, and performs with Gifts and Creatures, and an instrumental band, Public Access.
We hope the luck of the Irish is with you this weekend! Whether you are looking to celebrate with a mug of green beer or not, we’ve got you covered.
A concert under the stars may sound like a difficult experience to pull off during the winter season in Michigan. That’s why the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium at the Grand Rapids Public Museum has opened its doors, giving audiences the ability to appreciate the beauty of music and the wonder of the cosmos no matter what the weather is like outside.
The local band hi-ker is a self-producing, experimental indie and collage pop trio.
A downtown museum is extending its hours to better accommodate guests.
After a successful first season last year, Concerts Under the Stars return to the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium this month.
GR|MAG can’t think of a better pairing than beer and donuts and thankfully, neither can the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
Thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? GR|MAG asked its contributors to share something they are looking forward to trying or checking out in Grand Rapids in 2018. Feel free to steal their ideas or share your own in the comments.