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Looking for some festive trick or treat or options for your little ghost and goblins? Grand Rapids has you covered!Check out some of these frightfully kid-friendly haunts:The official trick or treating time for Grand Rapids is 10/31 from Dusk - 8pm.Door to Door trick or treating in neighborhoods ...
With ArtPrize X only 2 weeks away (Sept. 19-Oct. 7), we felt that a retrospective writing was necessary to reflect on some of the past winners of the coveted event. For those who don't know about ArtPrize, it is a Grand Rapids community-driven event that started by Rick DeVos in 2009. Coined as ...
Number 3 will surprise you!(no it won't)In no way should this be taken with any credibility, but more an introspective opportunity to ask yourself; is this guy onto something?Last summer, Grand Rapids was not the same. There were lots that were empty. Waiting.Eventually, cranes showed up. The new...
If you’re not in the mood for coffee or tea, we’ve got just the list for you: The best places to get hot chocolate in Grand Rapids. Another cold front means warm socks, heavy scarfs, and hot drinks. What could be nicer than a cup of hot chocolate on a below freezing day as it snows outside? Wheth...
This Friday, February 2nd is Ground Hog's Day. In case you didn't know, we celebrate it a little differently here in Michigan. Head on up to Howell, MI at the Howell Nature Center (or at least tune in as they air it live) while Woody the Woodchuck predicts an extended winter or an early spring fo...
Michigan winters can be cruel if you're not from here. We've currently got a brief reprieve of winter as we see temperatures in the high 30's and low 40's, but we're only about halfway through - IF the weather wants to cooperate and bring warm weather with the calendar. A little advice? Take vita...
The Grand Rapids Public Museum is hosting Breakfast with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus! Families will get to take home a printed picture, go on an elf hunt, see Let it Snow - the Museum's holiday themed planetariums show, and visit the Brain: The World Inside Your Head exhibit. Breakfast will includ...
If you just moved in and have no clue which box you put your pots and pans in, or maybe you are torn between your Aunt Mathilda's and Cousin Sue's and would rather just avoid the whole thing all together this year but a frozen Hungry Man is equally appalling...good news! GR does Thanksgiving, and...
Daylight Savings ends THIS SUNDAY at 2 AM! Don't forget about that extra hour of sleep this weekend and turn your clocks back!
Whether you've lived your entire life in Grand Rapids and have just moved from one side of town to the other, or you are new to the area, GR is rich with unique weekend getaways and staycations depending where you look. The Local Epicurean, described as Wild Food for Urban People, is a local and ...