Category Archives: Michigan

The best Places to go on a first Date in Grand Rapids Mi

Grand Rapids, Michigan is an interesting place in that it has many of the elements of a large city but still with a town-like atmosphere. “GR” is the second largest city in Michigan, trailing only Detroit, which is on the other side of the state. People have to keep in mind that Grand Rapids is

An Overview on the Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids Mi

Every year, a grand festival is held in Grand Rapids, Michigan – the Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts. Considered one of the country’s most celebrated public art communities-Grand Rapids – celebrates that status. The festival is a testament to the city’s dedication to its love of art. Last year’s festival marked its 40th year,

Things to do with your Kids in the Winter in Grand Rapids Mi

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a veritable winter wonderland from December through March, a snow and ice playground for kids of all ages. There is so much to do in the winter: from ice skating to downhill and cross country skiing; sledding, tobogganing, and tubing to snowmobiling; and from catching a Griffins hockey game to exploring

A Guide to Biking in Grand Rapids Mi

Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a bicycle-friendly city. In 2002, Grand Rapids adopted a Master Plan that addressed the need for a balanced transportation network. The plan supports “bicycling as a means of transportation, recreation, physical fitness, and fun.” The City of Grand Rapids offers a bicycling map… “Bike GR: a Guide to Bicycling in and

Family Restaurants in Detroit

Big cities always have an array of restaurants from which to choose. Detroit is no different. Though it may have built up a pretty bad rep, Detroit really is a place where you can have fun with your family, especially dining at one of these Detroit restaurants. Nemo’s To catch a bite before a game,

Things to do with your Kids in the Winter in Grand Rapids Mi

If “the livin’ is easy” in summertime, life can be a challenge for kids who live in cold, snowy Grand Rapids, Michigan in the winter. But take heart, there ARE things to do with your kids in the winter, and Grand Rapids offers plenty of them. * Learn to ice skate. Grand Rapids offers several

Buddys Pizza Detroit

Buddy’s Pizza in Detroit may have been founded in the days long before “Super Size” entered the lexicon of restaurant-goers, but Buddy’s may as well have invented the term. Within ten seconds of taking your seat in Buddy’s, you know that you are in a place where the founders, owners, workers and patrons love food.

Motown Music Detroit Music

The history of music in Detroit is undeniably the richest in the field of music. The story of Motown founder Berry Gordy will live on forever. This is a man who borrowed $800 from his family and created a music, a sound, a studio, a star system, a traveling band of singers, musicians and session

Guide to Public Art in Grand Rapids Mi

One idea was all it took to change the future of an all-American city from blight to bright. When it looked like urban decay was beginning to creep into the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, one idea sparked a turn around. Today, the second largest city in the State of Michigan, Grand Rapids is one

A Visitors Guide to the Ford Rouge Center Dearborn Mi

Ford Rouge Center When you are visiting the Henry Ford Museum one other options is a visit to the Ford Rouge Center. The price of this visit is not included in the price of the $ combination ticket. The cost of the tour is $15 for adults and $11 for children. There is a bus