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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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ArtPrize

Are you an up-and-coming amateur artist and need a venue to show the world your talent? Maybe you are planning a visit to Grand Rapids and are wondering what the best time to visit would be? Look no further than visiting Grand Rapids during ArtPrize. Taking place in September and October since 2009, this non-traditional […]

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20 Monroe Live

20 Monroe Live

Grand Rapids’ newest music venue is something to behold. Featuring stunning Art Deco-style architecture and a top-of-the-line sound system, 20 Monroe Live is sure to provide a unique and intimate experience while viewing your favorite musical act. Take a seat and listen up to what we have to share about Grand Rapids’ newest performance venue. […]

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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Part of living is such a great city like Grand Rapids has to do with great hospitals with great reputations. The Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is one of the best around! Offering more than 40 uniques pediatric specialties, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is one of the leading children’s hospitals in the United States. Operated by […]

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Meyer May House

Step back into time with us to one of world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie-style masterpieces, the Meyer May House. One of Grand Rapids’ cultural treasures, this house from 1908 was meticulously restored to its original condition with generous funds from the Steelcase Corporation. Join us as we share our favorite things about the Meyer […]

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Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

Whether you want to see the largest replica of Leonardo da Vinci’s horse, spend some time in an arid, desert environment in January, experience the peace and tranquility of a Japanese Garden or see a top-rated musical act in beautiful surroundings, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is a must-visit attraction for all ages. Join […]

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John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids

Monkeys, lemurs, polar bears, oh my! Located on the West Side of Grand Rapids, the John Ball Zoo spans 140 acres. The zoo is a West Michigan landmark, and has been around for over 125 years. There is truly something for children, teens, adults and seniors at the zoo. Join us as we take you […]

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