Matthew Makowski is a professional storyteller, positivity promoter, and local tourist who loves sharing the awesomeness of Grand Rapids for Experience Grand Rapids. Away from his work, Matthew enjoys burying his nose in a good comic book, cosplaying for charity as Captain America with The League of Enchantment, and exploring West Michigan with his wife, son, and far-out corgi, The Dude.
Michiganders are crazy. Why? Because we willingly endure cold winter days for months in order to reach the invigorating warmth of the summer sun. It's unnecessary, however, to wait until the balmy... Read More ›
There are several locally-owned coffee shops in the Grand Rapids area that can help keep you energized throughout the day. But, perhaps you’ve just clocked out of work after a long day or you’re a... Read More ›
During a time when there has been an increased emphasis on enjoying the great outdoors, Kent County offers a variety of parks and hiking trails for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels. In fact, the Kent... Read More ›
We all have days when we want to dine on a dish that provides a little extra sense of comfort. For some that might be ordering pizza, a cheeseburger, or mac n’ cheese, while for others, sweet treats... Read More ›