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Dive Bars to Check Out in Grand Rapids

The term “dive bar” has evolved in meaning over the years. What once meant an uncertain destination for many now points to an off the radar, unpretentious spot that serves great drinks and is full of local character. If you’re looking for a lesser-known option that’s not as mainstream, Grand Rapids…

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Grand Rapids Restaurants with Surprising Vegan Options

It's possible that no one in Grand Rapids knows more about vegan dining than Kolene Allen. She’s a leading voice in the Grand Rapids vegan community and an all-around vegan guru. Allen is continually updating her 4,800+ Facebook fans on Vegan Grand Rapids about new finds (like Justin’s peanut butter…

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Sample Exclusive Wines & More With This GR-Area Wine Tour

A new tour around Grand Rapids might be a perfect activity if you love wine and are looking for a fun way to spend time with friends or family. Raise a Glass Wine Tours is a new venture that chauffeurs guests around the greater Grand Rapids area for a luxury, one-of-a-kind local wine tour, beginning…

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Epic Grand Rapids Brunches According to Vegan GR

When it comes to one of the best meals of the week (brunch, of course), Grand Rapids’ vegan food scene is the (non-dairy) cream of the crop. Whether you’re looking for a diner-style spot, a super healthy bowl, or a greasy plate, Grand Rapids has it all. This list only scratches the surface of the…

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Epic Vegan Desserts in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids’ unique dining scene has garnered numerous recognitions, including being named Michigan’s Best Food City by Thrillist. Grand Rapids is home to hundreds of restaurants, many of which offer dining options to accommodate a wide variety of dietary restrictions and preferences. If you’re…

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Coffee Shops and Cafes with Outdoor Patios

Grand Rapids is home to numerous well-known cafes and coffee roasters, many of which open outdoor patios for warmer weather. Whether you’re looking for a small shop to grab a cup of coffee or a place to enjoy brunch with friends, you can easily find an ideal outdoor space to enjoy either. Experience…

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Grand RAPPids: Apps to Help Make Your Visit Awesome

“Where should I eat?” “What’s fun to do in Grand Rapids?” “Where do I park?” These questions don’t need to weigh you down when you’re adventuring around Grand Rapids. Each question can be quickly and easily answered through numerous mobile apps that aim to make your time in Grand Rapids as enjoyable…

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