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One Last Fling: 10 Ideas for Memorable Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties in Grand Rapids

Congratulations to the soon-to-be married couple! So many of my friends (and now my friends’ children) have tied the knot in Grand Rapids, and for good reason. Our setting, with plenty of outdoor space and a thriving riverfront, and our countless and varied venues, are gorgeous any time of year. But whether you’re getting married next month or next year, first you’ll want to host a Bachelor or Bachelorette party. Using one or a combination of the following ideas, Grand Rapids will deliver one to remember…

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Resolutions to Keep During Your Next Trip to Grand Rapids

Many people kick off the new year with resolutions to get healthier, save money, or learn new things while others eschew the entire notion. As a busy mom, one of my resolutions is to turn “I wish” into “I will” when it comes to fun, family activities. Regardless of where your other hopes are at the…

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A Visit to Listening Room: Tips for a Night of Live Music

I’ve been to plenty of concerts in plenty of venues in my time – everything from student unions to professional sports stadiums. And while they were all great performances, I’ve never had a musical experience like I did when I attended a show at the Listening Room, on the second floor of Studio Park…

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Grand Rapids' West Side Music Scene

If you follow the Grand Rapids Music Trail, eventually you'll cross the Grand River and venture to the West Side. This neighborhood, especially the Bridge Street area, has seen a boom in popularity and growth. It's also home Grand Rapids' community radio station, WYCE 88.1FM, which moved its studios…

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Your Guide to the Grand Rapids Pride Festival

If you have never been to Grand Rapids Pride Festival, you’ll want to check it out on Saturday, June 15 from noon to 10 PM at Calder Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids. One of the largest one-day events in Grand Rapids, the festival continues to grow in popularity each year. In fact, there were more…

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