It was not without some trepidation that I put on my sandals and headed to Electric Forest. It had been thirteen years since I last attended a music festival (Bonnaroo, in 2009); in that time, I had acquired a wife, two children, a house, and a monstrous dog, along with a comfortable ignorance and suspicion of much of modern music.
There is no question that West Michigan loves its foods and beverages and since 2008, the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival has been satisfying appetites… tens of thousands of them!
When COVID hit in March, before the Stay at Home order was even in place, one of the very first events to be cancelled was Festival of the Arts.
It’s that time of year again — the weather is getting crisp, the leaves are changing color and the brews taste just a little bit sweeter. Check out these upcoming events filled with food, music and plenty of delicious beer.
It’s an undeniable fact that over the past decade, comic book culture has exploded on a huge scale. No longer the fringe domain of the uncool, “nerd” culture has gone completely mainstream with the colossal success of blockbuster movies like The Avengers and award-winning TV series like The Walking Dead.
Halloween has become more than just a time for tricks and treats. It’s the end of a season, when autumn leaves give way to the ominous chill of brisk winter air lurking around the corner — we’ve found it’s the perfect time to get freaked, freak out others and otherwise embrace your inner freak. In the spirit of the season, we’ve compiled a quick list of some of the most scream-worthy scares and other fiendishly fun events held in honor of All Hallow’s Eve.