Posts Tagged ‘grand rapids’

East Hills: A Neighborhood Guide

While most people consider Eastown to be Grand Rapids’ quirkiest and hippest neighborhood, an area just west has been slowly gaining traction as the city’s coolest neighborhood. Join Blu House Properties as we explore Grand Rapids’ coolest neighborhood: East Hills.   While East Hills doesn’t have the notoriety that Eastown does, it definitely has boundaries…

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Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

Grand Rapids Childrens 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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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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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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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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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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Best Pizza in Grand Rapids

Sauce. Crust. Cheese. No matter what your favorite topping are, all pizzas are judged on the right amount of zesty tomato sauce, freshly shredded cheese and the right amount of chewiness and crispness in the crust. Forget the chains, this post recognizes the local establishments around town that make traditional pizza in a deck oven…

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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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5 Great Farm to Table Restaurants in Grand Rapids

It should be refreshing to know that there are restaurants out there that work directly with local farmers to produce quality meals at an affordable price. The farm to table movement is much needed in today’s fast-paced, always growing, always moving world. Grand Rapids is lucky to have some great places to eat that embrace…

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Weekend Events – March 30th to April 2

So many great things happening this weekend! Couple things to take note of – Wealthy Theater is holding the GRLAFF. If you’re a pet lover, we expect to see you at the Pet Expo. We also have the Griffin’s fundraiser for the kitties. All great events, hope you have a great weekend! Friday – Mar 31,…

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