Heritage Restaurant…A True Value Grand Rapids MI Restaurant!

It was a surprising large group which recently got together for a meet-up in Grand Rapids, MI. Loosely named, the ‘Lunch Bunch,’ the ladies ranged in age from the late thirties to the mid 70’s. I had been asked to join the group for a meal at the Heritage Restaurant in Grand Rapids, MI.

La Crave Restaurant…New Mediterranean Cuisine in Grand Rapids, MI!

Word of mouth is the most effective form of advertising. My recent experience in identifying this unique new restaurant was no exception. La Crave Restaurant was recommended to my by a friend who was sure I’d like it.

Since I was in Kentwood that afternoon, I decided to stop by the restaurant which is located in a small shopping plaza just west of Woodland Mall.

Downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan Restaurants…Renaissance in Fine Dining!

The last 20 years have witnessed a dramatic transformation of the downtown area of Grand Rapids, Mi.  Downtown Grand Rapids is one of Michigan’s best kept secrets!  An article in the Grand Rapids Magazine highlighted some of Grand Rapids, Michigan’s best kept secrets which included the following facts: You Can Live Tax Free in Grand Rapid’s Renaissance […]

Green Well…the Grand Rapids, MI Green Gourmet Restaurant!

SEARCH WEST MICHIGAN HOMES FOR SALE – Grand Rapids, MI Real Estate Statistics If you’re in Grand Rapids, Mi make sure you check out this new restaurant.  The Green Well, owned by the Essence Restaurant Group is located on 924 Cherry Street in Grand Rapids, Michigan, just a short walk from one of my other […]

Why Bikers & Walkers may be Key to Preserving Your Home & Neighborhood Housing Values!

In the past decade, many urban communities are witnessing a revival of alternative modes of transportation especially with regards to the use of bikes and ones own two feet. Walkability scores, defined as giving a value of 0-100 for the proximity of a neighborhood to destinations of interest, shopping, parks, schools, restaurants etc are becoming one way in which potential home owners are judging the suitability and attractiveness of particular homes and communities.

11 Reasons Why People Who Don’t Live in Grand Rapids, Michigan Should Wish They Did!

1. Small Town Comforts with a Big City Vibe… Location, Location, Location…Grand Rapids, MI is a city where you can bask on a pristine sandy white beach, kayak down a lazy river, take a horse-drawn carriage through a thriving down town area and tour a historic neighborhood all within one day.  In fact, all of this […]

Sietsema Orchard and Cider Mill…A unique farm to table experience!

Readers of this blog know that I love to discover unique dining experiences.  For me, food is about the experience, the taste and the aesthetics.  When visiting a new restaurant, I love to hear the ‘back story’ and find out the inspiration behind the food.  So, when I had the opportunity recently to attend a […]

ArtPrize 2011 Grand Rapids, MI …A Celebration of Art and Life!

ArtPrize ® defined… “ArtPrize® is a radically open competition. Open to any artist in the world who can find space. Open to anybody in Grand Rapids, Michigan who wants to create a venue. Open to a vote from anyone who attends.” The weather this fall has been mostly cooperative.  A perfect compliment to the colorful array […]