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ArtPrize award celebrates diversity

August 27, 2014
A new award will honor diversity at this year’s ArtPrize. Read More

Grand Cocktail bartenders create winning concoctions

August 25, 2014
Food wasn’t the only focus of Restaurant Week, as this year’s theme was pairing dishes with beverages. Read More

Tinkerers gathering in Grand Rapids

Mini Maker Faire involves 70 groups of ‘innovative thinkers and makers.’

August 22, 2014
A collection of creative thinkers, tinkerers and makers will come together Saturday and Sunday at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Read More

ArtPrize names real estate sponsor

August 22, 2014
The world’s largest art prize has named its real estate sponsor for 2014. Read More

Backyard Bourbon BBQ smokes downtown

August 22, 2014
The B.O.B. is hosting its Backyard Bourbon BBQ on Saturday. Read More

Metro Cruise rolls into 28th Street

August 21, 2014
A 100-foot red carpet is getting rolled out on Friday night for vintage cars. Read More

Jimmy Carter visits downtown

August 21, 2014
| By AP
Former President Jimmy Carter is visiting downtown Grand Rapids for a lecture and book signing. Read More

Expensive beef, less boozing, beautiful barns

A food service veteran deals with continuous change in the wedding reception business.

August 15, 2014
Catering professional Tom Doyle, a former long-time partner in the Brann restaurant chain and the new owner of Distinctive Catering by Brann’s, deals with a lot of change and challenges in what people want for their wedding receptions. Read More

Smooth jazz slides into downtown

August 15, 2014
Visitors to downtown Grand Rapids will be accompanied by smooth music this weekend. Read More

Ferris wheel meets windmill at new attraction

August 14, 2014
An amusement park attraction paired with a traditional Dutch power source opens Friday on the lakeshore. Read More