Sports

Grand Rapids Drive Basketball

Grand Rapids Drive

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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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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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 Lakes Around Grand Rapids

Need to beat the heat of summer, but don’t want to make the drive Up North or to Lake Michigan? Need to relieve your mind and relax by the water? Never fear, for Grand Rapids is blessed with several inland lakes nearby that offer access to the general public. Join us as we hit the…

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Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

Written by Ryan Ogle Located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, the Van Andel Arena forever changed the entertainment options for West Michigan and has helped make Grand Rapids the city it is today. Opened in 1996, this highly-anticipated arena has hosted presidential campaigns, basketball games, arena football games, hockey games, wrestling matches, musical…

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