The holidays have arrived in West Michigan and there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate—whether you prefer markets, holiday concerts; annual performances that are practically traditions at this point; meals to enjoy together; brilliant holiday light displays; Chanukah, Kwanzaa and more.
In 2023, arts organizations are back on their feet and offering incredible seasons of art, conversations, fun and community involvement. This month, you can visit the theaters for big Broadway shows and intimate plays, listen to symphonies play the classics and modern pieces, and head to local museums for a variety of stunning art. Check it out.
On May 10 of this year, a beloved theatre arts practitioner, professor and director passed away. His name was Randy Wyatt, and besides acting as an indescribable force for positive good in his local community, he had also received renown as a regional playwright.
Everyone has hobbies, but none are quite as enthusiastic about roping in newcomers as the Gamer. These Grand Rapids experiences and shops revolve around groups of friend enjoying each other’s company over some arcade joysticks or a new boardgame. Welcome to the table.
More and more, people are turning to the wellness, naturopath and holistic lens to deal with their mental and physical health needs, along with how they simply live everyday life. You probably have a friend who swears by essential oils, crystals and organic food, and there are plenty of local gifts for them.
It’s cuffing season, which means people everywhere are feeling the urge to link up with a partner and stay cozy through the winter months.
Italian beef sandwiches are the past, the present, and the future. While this iconic dish has been a household name in Chicago for nearly a century, the popularity exploded with the success of The Bear, a Hulu show centered on an Italian beef shop.
It’s important to keep “aesthetic” top of mind when gifting anything to your influencer friend—especially if you want to end up in their stories, or better yet, their grid. Food, drinks, houseware, as long as it’s pleasing to the eye, you’re good to go.