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When It's Time to Escape

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:00
Red, yellow, green, blue: Look around to find your clues ... It's January. It's typically dreary—the month when the sky, pavement and landscape seem to share an ominous dull-grey hue. Thus it would make sense that when you read the headline, you surmised this would be about sunny getaways or mad snow sport adventures. Read more...
Humane Society of West Michigan (HSWM) is exceptionally proud to announce a record-breaking number of adoptions in 2015! By the year's end, 3,038 animals had been matched with their new families and found their forever homes. This is a significant increase over adoptions in 2014, with an additional 676 adoptions taking place in 2015. This year 1,153 dogs and puppies, 1,776 cats and kittens, 70 rabbits and 39 other small animals were adopted from HSWM and welcomed home by individuals and families in our community. Read more...

The Auto Show is Coming to Grand Rapids!

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 07:16
For nearly 20 years, the Michigan International Auto Show has featured the latest makes, models and manufacturers gathered in one large showroom inside DeVos Place. The 2016 event runs January 28 through 31. Read more...

Newcomb Pottery Enterprise at the GRAM

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 07:10
Newcomb Pottery is considered one of the most significant collections of American art pottery of the 20th century. Each piece is critically acclaimed and highly coveted. Read more...

Seth Meyers to Headline LaughFest

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 00:00
Gilda's LaughFest, the nation's first-ever communitywide festival of laughter, will be held in 2016 from March 10 – 20. The event will include Seth Meyers, performing during Gilda's Club Grand Rapids Signature Event, and Kathy Griffin, Marlon Wayans, a diverse range of artists that are new to the festival and some returning past favorites. Read more...

Andy Warhol’s 'Marilyn' Given to GRAM

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 00:00
Guests attending the Grand Rapids Art Museum's annual member meeting were in for a surprise ending: At the conclusion of the formal business meeting, guests were escorted to the first-floor Secchia Lobby area to witness the unveiling of an iconic print from one of America's most noted artists. The print is a recent donation to the GRAM from an anonymous benefactor. Read more...

Celebrate Heroes in Our Midst

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 00:00
Heroes walk among us, every day. Komen Michigan's Powerfully Pink event will spotlight Michigan superheroes. Read more...

Spring Lake Hosts Holiday Book Bash

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 00:00
The third annual Holiday Book Bash will be hosted at Seven Steps Up in Spring Lake, on December 3, 2015. Shop and schmooze in the eclectic setting of a renovated 1919 Masonic Temple. Read more...

Drama All Around!

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 00:00
Whether you are a fan of jazz, rock, or classical music, the works of Shakespeare, or the work of South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone (who wrote The Book of Mormon), West Michigan offers theatrical productions for every taste. Take a look and explore your dramatic side! Read more...

Get Hoppy!

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 00:00
Tap into the holiday season in style at the 8th Annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival, November 19 – 21. The Midwest's largest tasting event offers 1,500-plus beverages for sampling. Read more...