It's not the holidays without the Nutcracker and this is the best year yet! Dec. 12-14 &19-21. ...more
Lonely Planet named Grand Rapids and the Lake Michigan Gold Coast the #1 place to visit in 2014! ...more
Grab your friends, sisters, mother or daughter and escape for a girls-only weekend in Grand Rapids! ...more
Experience Grand Rapids where guys can be guys. Enjoy beer and the great outdoors! ...more
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Bright Autumn leaves, jack-o-lanterns, and mums are giving way to one of the best days of the year: Thanksgiving. Last year, I wrote about a locally-sourced from scratch Thanksgiving. Your cornucopia ...more
Grand Rapids Griffins
Grand Rapids is alive with team sporting events all year long. In winter, hockey is the rage headlined by the Grand Rapids Griffins. In warmer seasons, West Michigan Whitecaps, an affiliate of the Detroit Tigers baseball team, creates a lively environment for families including mascots and wonderful food. And, every May, one of the top 25K sports events, Fifth Third River Bank Run, hosts thousands of runners from around the world.
Perennial contenders for the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball crown. The school fields a nationally ranked cross-country team and top-rated women's basketball team. For ticket information, call (616) 526-6282. MORE >>