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There’s no doubt that Grand Rapids is known for its award-winning craft beer. While many cities across the United States have burgeoning beer scenes, Grand Rapids has been voted “Beer City, USA” twice
Celebrating history means celebrating the people, traditions, cultures, and of course, food! We are commemorating Black History Month by featuring Grand Rapids’ black food culture and by shining a
We’ve tracked down four podcasts produced in Grand Rapids that highlight locals, share stories about life’s trajectory, promote community involvement, and so much more. These podcasts are extremely
Between concerts, skating rinks, recreation trails, bars, dancing, movie theaters, and sports contests, nightly events are happening in Grand Rapids almost daily. And trust us, attending these events
With more than 6,000 breweries across the United States, it is no secret taprooms are becoming a community hub. Some use breweries to sit down and relax after a day’s work — many business deals have
Whether you’re trying to reach your New Year’s fitness goals, looking to adopt a new hobby, or simply looking to explore the beautiful city of Grand Rapids, joining one of the local community running
Snowshoeing has been around for almost as long as civilizations have interacted with deep snow. Historians believe snowshoeing traces its roots back 6,000 years to Central Asia and were necessities
There are numerous events that honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day – January 15, 2018 – and throughout the rest of the month right here in West Michigan. Dr. King was a social
As if beer wasn’t reason enough to visit some of the great breweries of Grand Rapids, many of them offer a superb selection of music. We’ve asked Grand Rapids area breweries about their live music
‘Tis the season for family coming to town! It can be hectic to host loved ones over the holidays, especially when it comes to planning an activity for the whole family. Lucky for you (and, well, all
Wine lovers of Grand Rapids, rejoice! As you know, there’s no better indulgence than a nice bottle of wine around the holidays (and every other time of year). A good wine is a perfect addition to your
Grand Rapids shines year round with its proximity to gorgeous beaches, burgeoning food scene, and incomparable craft beer and liquor offerings, and winter is no exception. From downtown to surrounding
The temperatures in West Michigan are dropping outside, meaning it’s the season for staying cozy and warm inside. Whether it’s the food, drinks, or atmosphere, there are many Grand Rapids eateries to
Holiday school breaks are the perfect time to spend with family and friends while exploring Grand Rapids. If you want to get your family and guests out of the house and away from the television, there
A visit to Grand Rapids with children doesn’t mean the adults have to miss out on beer, one of the region’s biggest draws. Most of the city’s dozens of breweries more than welcome young guests and
For kids and families living with sensory challenges, outings can be hard. New places, unexpected crowds, loud noises, or bright lights can all trigger anxiety and unwanted reactions. Many families
Grand Rapids is no stranger to talented individuals working and living in the area. Beer City, USA has a flourishing network of artisans who craft everything from clothing to jewelry, to beautiful