The Style Issue is back for round two. This year, Revue talked to seven of West Michigan’s fashion experts, asking what inspires them, what’s in right now and what they’re passionate about in life. We also talked shop with five more local creatives and trendsetters and feature a roundup of the hottest items from West Michigan clothing and accessory stores.
One of Grand Rapids’ latest restaurants, The Sovengard, is taking a cue from the New Nordic movement — with a Scandinavian-influenced, local, “hyper-seasonal” menu despite cold climates for farming much of the year. Revue sat down with Chef Patrick Conrade and founder Rick Muschiana to see how the experiment is faring.
With ArtPrize, a growing creative class, plenty of jobs and still-affordable space where artists can create, Grand Rapids would seem to be on the verge of an artistic renaissance. So why are the city’s artists so worried about their future?
Here are the results in People & Services categories of the inaugural Best of the West Awards, as well as a few staff picks.
See the full list of Best of the West Nightlife & Activities readers picks, plus Revue's Associate Editor Josh Veal discusses the results.
Here are the results in Arts & Music categories of the inaugural Best of the West Awards, as well as a few staff picks.
Revue dining writer Troy Reimink provides his own hot takes of our Best of the West dining and drinking winners. Plus: the full winners list from readers and staff picks!
The votes are in. Revue’s inaugural Best of the West poll came to a close on June 25, meaning we’ve had a month to tally the ballots and analyze the results.
We asked anyone and everyone passionate about West Michigan to vote for their favorite local establishments and/or people in 127 categories, from New Restaurant and Best Bartender to Farmers’ Market and Best Record Store. Find out who won!
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