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Grand Rapids Childrens Museum

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

Did you know there is a fun place right in our backyards where children can play and learn at the same time? You may have guessed it – we are referring to the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. Maybe you need a new place to take your children, or maybe you are young-at-heart and are looking […]

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Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Rapids Public Museum

Want to see what Grand Rapids was like in the 1890s? Having an urge to see our sky as it was hundreds of years ago? Look no further than the Grand Rapids Public Museum. This beloved institution moved into its current location in 1994 after a generous donation from Jay Van Andel. Come with us […]

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Grand Rapids Drive

Grand Rapids Drive Basketball

Want to see some professional basketball, but don’t want to travel to Detroit or Chicago? Don’t fret – Grand Rapids is home to an NBA Development League team, the Grand Rapids Drive. So lace up your sneakers, air up the basketball, grab a sweatband and follow us as we take you inside Grand Rapids’ newest […]

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Great Mexican Food in Grand Rapids

Great Mexican Food in Grand Rapids

Looking for some juicy, charred carne asada? How about some marinated al pastor? When it comes to Mexican food, Grand Rapids has some great eateries. You have to know where to look to find these gems. Luckily, we have completed some field research and will give you our picks for Grand Rapids’ best authentic Mexican […]

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New Restaurants & pubs in Grand Rapids

New Restaurants & Pubs in Grand Rapids

Feeling like you have tried all the restaurants & pubs in Grand Rapids? Looking for something new? Lucky for you, there are new restaurants popping up all over Grand Rapids, further solidifying our reputation as a ‘foodie” destination. Come with us as we sample some of Grand Rapids’ best new restaurants. THE SOVENGARD – 443 […]

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Grand Rapids Griffins

Grand Rapids Griffins

Celebrating their 21st season, our beloved minor league hockey team, the Grand Rapids Griffins are currently in the race for their second Calder Cup. They currently lead the San Jose Barracuda 2-1 in the Western Conference Finals. Grab a stick, net and puck and come with us as we take a look at the history […]

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Blandford Nature Center

Blandford Nature Center

Looking to reconnect with nature on over 140 acres, but you don’t want to travel hours away? Look no further than Blandford Nature Center. Started by a 17-acre donation by the Blandford family and curated Dr. Mary Jane Dockeray, Blandford Nature Center was born in the 1950s on Grand Rapids’ Northwest Side. Grab a set […]

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Grand Rapids Art Museum

Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM)

At over 100 years old, the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) has helped Grand Rapids become an art powerhouse. The museum’s collection received an upgrade when they were moved to the GRAM’s new, state-of-the art LEED Gold facility about 10 years ago. The GRAM is the first art museum in the world to attain the […]

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West Michigan Whitecaps

West Michigan Whitecaps

Celebrating their 24th season, the Detroit Tigers-affiliated farm club, the West Michigan Whitecaps, play right here in Grand Rapids at Fifth Third Park. Join us as we remember the good times and recount the history of our beloved West Michigan Whitecaps. Based on a long dream of bringing minor league baseball back to Grand Rapids […]

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Best Coffee in Grand Rapids

Best Coffee in Grand Rapids

Want to know where to find the best coffee in Grand Rapids? When the weather gets cold and the skies get gray, there is no better place to go than a warm, inviting coffee shop for a shot of caffeine. Grand Rapids has some superb, independently-run coffee shops that will serve you up a fantastic […]

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