Matthew Makowski is a professional storyteller, comic book aficionado, proud husband, purveyor of positivity, and local tourist who loves promoting the awesomeness of Grand Rapids for Experience Grand Rapids. Away from his writing, Matthew enjoys burying his nose in comic books, cosplaying for charity as Captain America with The League of Enchantment, volunteering at Humane Society of West Michigan, exploring West Michigan with his beautiful wife, and sipping White Russians with his corgi, The Dude, by his side. You can follow his adventures on social media @MightyMattyMak.
ArtPrize® changed the landscape of the art scene in Grand Rapids when it became the world’s largest open, independently organized international art competition in 2008. Each fall, artists and art... Read More ›
The 10th annual Restaurant Week GR (RWGR) is officially underway in Grand Rapids through August 18, so it’s time to “Taste the City.” RWGR now has more than 70 participants. However, there are a few... Read More ›
Here’s the scoop: Grand Rapids is the cherry on top of the vibrant West Michigan ice cream scene. Don’t just take our word for it though. Hundreds of locals recently weighed in on some of their... Read More ›