Dynamic Variation:

Downtown Walking Tour

This ten-block downtown walking tour covers less than three-quarters of a mile - but it takes you all the way from Berlin to Vietnam! Start at the Grand Rapids Public Museum to experience history made…

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Tulip Time

May 17-15, 2022 The Holland Tulip Time Festival is a little different this year – but there are still millions of tulips in bloom all around this lakeshore city in early May. You don’t even have to…

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St. Patrick's Day

Did you know that people from Ireland were among the first immigrants to this area? They came here in the early 19th century to help dig canals along the Grand River. So Irish heritage is Grand Rapids…

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Grand Rapids Waters Offer Plenty of Opportunity

Spring fishing. What’s not to like? The air is clear and cool and birds are often singing. Fish are hungry and readily take bait, lures and flies. It’s a time brimming with excitement for Grand Rapids…

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Irish Pubs of Grand Rapids

Some years ago, I discovered the smooth, delicious spirit that is Irish Whiskey. Since then, I’ve sipped a number of them. Fortunately for me, Grand Rapids has plenty of Irish Pubs where I can sample…

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Local GR Shops to Help Refresh Your Home

Spring is almost in the air, and for many people, that means it’s time to start tackling the spring cleaning to-do list. This time of year is not only an opportunity to dust, vacuum, sweep and mop…

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10 Seriously Funny Facts About LaughFest

Gilda’s LaughFest debuted in 2011 in Grand Rapids as the first-ever community-wide comedy festival in the nation. Every year, internationally-renowned comedians and local talent tickle the funny bones…

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