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Grand Rapids Symphony Returning to Carnegie Hall
Nearly 12 years ago, the Grand Rapids Symphony capped off its 75th anniversary season with a trip to the Big Apple and a concert in New York City’s Carnegie Hall. New York Times critic Bernard Holland, noting the enthusiastic reception for the orchestra in the 2,800-seat hall, began his review with,…
Baseball is Back and Special Whitecaps Tickets go on Sale Today
The countdown is on for the 2017 baseball season! The first signs of spring are appearing in the baseball world, as pitchers and catchers reported for spring training yesterday, and the Whitecaps front office is getting ready to put tickets on sale for the 24th season of baseball at Fifth Third Ball…
Jazz Legend Freddy Cole Coming to Town
Jazz fans rejoice! Freddy Cole is coming to town, and it's going to be a knock-out concert.
Presented by the 2016-2017 Chemical Bank Series, Freddy Cole will bring his suave, elegant jazz to the Van Singel Fine Arts Center Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm.
West Michigan Golf Show This Weekend in Grand Rapids
It's hard to believe, but the 29th Annual West Michigan Golf Show with hundreds of exhibits from courses and resorts to clubs and merchandise, is this weekend in downtown Grand Rapids at DeVos Place. With fabulous door prizes, free golf lessons, clinics, and the Treetops Par-3 Challenge (actual golf…
Another New Restaurant Opens in Grand Rapids and it’s a Gem
I had the pleasure of "hanging out" with two of my favorite people Thursday night. Executive Chef and partner, Eric Chaitin and his partner, Jim Bultema, have opened the new Matchbox Diner & Drinks restaurant, formerly the Brandywine, on Lake Drive in Eastown, and it's…
New Art Exhibition at Meijer Gardens Like Nothing Before
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s premier botanic and sculpture experiences, is opening a landmark exhibition featuring internationally renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei. Opening on January 27, 2017, Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State is the first of its …
Fan Favorite Food Contest is ON With the Whitecaps
Before the first pitch of Spring Training flies (just four weeks away!) the West Michigan Whitecaps, along with their partner Zeeland Food Services, Inc., makers of Zoye Premium Vegetable Oil, are looking for the next star on the Fifth Third Ballpark menu! Whitecaps fans can submit ideas for what ne…

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