Free Things to do in Grand Rapids

Who doesn’t love saving some money? Here’s a list on some of the activities you can enjoy around Grand Rapids without breaking the bank!   Did you know you have visit the Grand Rapids Art Museum on Tuesdays from 10am-5pm or Thursdays nights from 5-9 FOR FREE? So come check out the galleries and beautiful

Meijer Gardens Summer Concerts Announced

Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Schedule It’s that time of year again! Here is this years Grand Rapids summer concert guide. June 6 – Tears for Fears June 8 – An evening with The Monkees June 12 – America June 13 – Of Monsters and Men June 15 – Ziggy Marley June 17 – Tedeschi Trucks

Downtown Movie Theater

Downtown Grand Rapids Movie Theater  Theater, Shops and Living Spaces.. This new Project is expected to bring the local economy into the next phase. If more people are going downtown, that means more people will be stopping at local restaurants and bars, increasing sales.  The theater is expected to bring in more that 200,000 people

Social Kitchen & Bar

Social Kitchen & Bar – New Downtown Grand Rapids Restaurant   There’s a new restaurant and bar opening next week! Located in the downtown market, Social Kitchen & Bar has a gritty urban feel thanks to the decor scavenged from old houses and factories. Plans for the restaurant were announced more than a year ago, and

How to Spend Your Spring “Staycation”

  Spring Break Ideas for Kids (and Everyone Else) Although some of these are kids or family oriented, many of them will appeal to just about all of us (nature hike at Blandford, anyone?). The Great Outdoors Hike a trail at Blandford Nature Center. For just $3 a person (free for members), your whole family

Grand Rapids Gourmet Restaurant Guide

Check out the full article at http://bit.ly/1U2bErC Donkey Taqueria An authentic, wallet-friendly Mexican eater, Donkey Taqueria is housed in a converted 1920s service station on Grand Rapids’ Wealthy Street. Opened by restauranteur Paul Lee in 2013, Donkey grew out of Lee’s food truck business. Everything from the salsa verde to the guacamole is prepared on-site by chef

Valent-ICE Festival This Weekend

Valent-ICE is an annual festival celebrating winter and love in Downtown Grand Rapids. This FREE EVENT is organized around Valentine’s Day, the festival features live ice carving, a walking tour of whimsical ice art, ice skating and other snowy season fun.   February 12: – Unveiling of 50+ Ice sculptures Downtown (12-7pm) – Bubbles on

New Downtown Boutique for Dogs

  Has anyone else noticed the new dog boutique that opened on Monroe Center? It’s called Fido & Stitch and they just celebrated their one-month anniversary of opening up in downtown Grand Rapids. This canine sanctuary is a one-stop-shop for dog owners featuring a wide range of food, toys and a grooming salon. Located in

Maru Sushi Opening New West Side Concept

  If you’re a sushi fan, then here’s some great news: Rockford construction announced today that Ando, a new Asian restaurant will take the last retail space located on the Grand Rapids west side corner of Bridge St., Northwest and Turner Avenue. The menu is inspired by a mix of Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean cuisine.

Changes Coming to The B.O.B.

Big Plans for The B.O.B. We all know The BOB as that fun place to grab a drink on the weekend, listen to live music, grab dinner or catch a comedy show. Currently you may be noticing some construction going on around the building. ORion Construction and the Gilmore Collection are building a tower in