What's going on in Grand Rapids? A lot. No seriously. Check it out for yourself!
“A Grand Investment” is an ongoing series exploring the business landscape of Grand Rapids. Michigan’s fastest growing metro area and one of the nation’s strongest economies, Grand Rapids is fueled by a creative, collaborative spirit that generates global, national and entrepreneurial investment. This series highlights leading sectors of the local economy and underscores the city’s suitability for innovation-focused meetings.
A Grand Rapids-based organization has taken a local program statewide to inspire, equip and celebrate companies that...Experience Grand Rapids
TripAdvisor Rentals Blog named Grand Rapids one of the '7 Midwest Cities that are Absolutely Worth Exploring'.
CNN Travel named Grand Rapids one of the '15 best beer cities around the world'. Read the full article here.
Grand Rapids was named one of the '16 Incredibly Romantic Getaways in the Midwest' by TripAdvisor because of outdoor activities like paddle boarding and picturesque places like Frederik Meijer Gardens
Insider named Grand Rapids one of 'The 30 most popular destinations for millennials in 2019'. Click here to read the full article.
LendingTree named Grand Rapids the #2 best city for new small businesses.
Vegan blogger Ashley Hubbard from Wild Hearted visited Grand Rapids to experience all the amazing vegan options there are throughout the city. She comprised a list of her favorite vegan-friendly
Dan Allen has been away from Grand Rapids for 20 years. He returned in 2019 to explore the transformed city and it's LGBTQ offerings. Click here to learn why West Michigan 'proved more exciting,
Jen Ruiz of Jen an a Jet Plane visited Grand Rapids and mapped out the best restaurants and 12 fun things to do in GR. Check out both blog posts below: The Best Restaurants in Grand Rapids,
Click here to read the West Michigan weekend itinerary created by Travel + Leisure.
Rachel-Jean Firchau of 'Rachel Off Duty' visited Grand Rapids and was beyond surprised by what she discovered of this 'sleeper city'. Learn more about her click here.
Liz Della Croce of The Lemon Bowl wrote 'The Ultimate Travel Guide' for Grand Rapids, and especially highlighted the food scene. Click here for the full blog post.
Mikkel of Sometimes Home visited Grand Rapids and documented her journey through the food scene. Click here to learn about her favorite spots to chow-down!
A blogger from Food Travelist came to Grand Rapids to explore the food scene. Click here to learn about where she went and what she thought of the local grub.
Kelly Rizzo from the blog Eat. Travel. Rock. visited Grand Rapids to explore the food, music, and beer scene. Click here to check out her full post.
Igee Okafur, a fashion and lifestyle blogger, visited Grand Rapids in partnership with Pure Michigan to explore the city. Click here for his list of places to eat and visit in Grand Rapids as well as
Francesca from The Working Mom's Travels visited Grand Rapids with a friend to explore the food scene. Click here for the full blog post.
Art is an integral part of Grand Rapids’ history. Today, our thriving art scene includes intimate galleries like LaFontsee Galleries, as well as bigger venues like the Grand Rapids Art Museum. We’re
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
Every year, thousands of visitors and locals enjoy the sights and sounds of Grand Rapids’ robust downtown area and surrounding neighborhoods. Grand Rapids and those who own and operate its diverse
Even though the temperature is dropping, there’s no need to run indoors. There are a number of restaurants, coffee shops, and breweries near Grand Rapids that have the perfect outdoor patio spaces to
Grand Rapids is home to many locally owned and operated LGBTQ+ businesses, and there are more than you might think. The city is becoming a destination to live and work for people of all ages and
Several bars and distilleries in Grand Rapids have elevated the standard gin and tonic (G&T) by using local or house-made spirits and adding a variety of botanicals and other spices to create a unique
Want to celebrate Halloween all month long? That’s entirely possible with the large variety of events going on this October in Grand Rapids. We’ve broken down the events by activity and age range so
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
A Grand Rapids-based organization has taken a local program statewide to inspire, equip and celebrate companies that create high-quality jobs, stronger communities and a healthier Great Lakes region.
Grand Rapids was first dubbed Beer City USA in 2012. Since then, its reputation, and the reason for it, has only grown. Experts and readers of USA Today voted Grand Rapids number one on a list of 10