Dynamic Variation:

Grand Rapids Art, Galleries & Sculptures

Grand Rapids Art, Galleries & Sculptures Grand Rapids is home to one of the nation's most influential colleges of art & design - so it's no wonder many local galleries specialize in West Michigan…

Read More

Grand Rapids Murals

Grand Rapids art doesn't just live in the museums, but on the buildings that are the foundation of the city. Area murals have been the projects of individual artist expressing themselves, others have…

Read More

Free Music Events

You don’t need to buy a ticket to enjoy great live music in Grand Rapids – various venues around town host free concerts throughout the year. From no-cover-charge bars to outdoor summer festivals…

Read More

Calder

La Grande Vitesse at Calder Plaza What’s bright red, weighs 42 tons and has been a popular Grand Rapids photo spot for five decades? It’s called La Grande Vitesse – a French phrase that translates to…

Read More

Historic Homes

The lumber and furniture industries fueled great fortunes in Grand Rapids during the 19th and early 20th centuries - and many of our historic homes reflect the excess of those lavish times. Heritage…

Read More

Bridges

The rivers that criss-cross Grand Rapids and West Michigan were integral to the region's explosive growth in the 19th century- especially after bridges were built to traverse the waters. Here are a…

Read More

These Grand Rapids-Area Spots Starred in Feature Films

It’s not uncommon for celebrities to visit the city of Grand Rapids, whether making appearances during annual events like LaughFest or Grand Rapids Comic-Con, stopping by to perform at Van Andel Arena…

Read More

Visiting Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in the Winter

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is an iconic tourist destination in Grand Rapids. When springtime hits, people flutter to Meijer Gardens to see the largest temporary butterfly exhibit in the…

Read More

Find Handmade Gifts at These Grand Rapids' Artisan Shops

Grand Rapids is no stranger to talented individuals working and living in the area. Beer City, USA has a flourishing network of artisans who craft everything from clothing to jewelry, to beautiful…

Read More