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See the full list of Best of the West Nightlife & Activities readers picks, plus Revue's Associate Editor Josh Veal discusses the results.

Revue’s ‘Best of the West’ 2016 Winners: Arts & Music

Written by Revue Readers | Friday, 29 July 2016 19:35 |

Here are the results in Arts & Music categories of the inaugural Best of the West Awards, as well as a few staff picks.

Revue’s ‘Best of the West’ 2016 Winners: Drinking

Written by Joe Boomgaard | Friday, 29 July 2016 18:02 |

Revue beer czar Joe Boomgaard analyzes our Best of the West drinking winners, and provides his own editor's picks.

Revue’s ‘Best of the West’ 2016 Winners: Dining

Written by Troy Reimink | Friday, 29 July 2016 16:36 |

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!

Michigan Road Trips: Roads worth traveling

Written by Joe Boomgaard | Friday, 29 July 2016 10:40 |

Any road trip that’s worth a damn must include roads that are fun to drive. 

And if we’re being honest, we need to drop this bombshell: Despite being the state that put America on wheels, Michigan has precious few engaging roads for the discerning driver. Here are three worthy and engaging “drivers’ roads” around Michigan that will get your heart racing, whether you’re piloting a capable sportscar or just a mundane family truckster.

Michigan Road Trips: A guide to visiting the state’s hidden gems

Written by REVUE Staff | Friday, 29 July 2016 10:33 |

This summer, resist the urge to sit in your air-conditioned abode. Get out of town and hit the highway before the roads are iced over once again. 

To get you started, Revue’s staff offers up some of our favorite off-the-beaten-path destinations outside of West Michigan.

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