Beauty, Shopping, Travel

Spring Getaway Checklist

It’s time for a spring break getaway am I right? I just got back from Miami (stay tuned for a weekend getaway guide coming soon) and it was so nice to leave behind the snow and cold for some sand and sun. Before you head out on your spring getaway I’ve got a fun checklist of items to get you ready for your warm weather trip. Bon voyage! 1. Get a Fresh Cut & Color There’s nothing better than a…

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Valentine's Day Jasmine Wisz Couple Art
Events, Food & Drink

The 411 in the 616: Love is in the Air

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day this week! If you’re still looking for something to do check out the 411 in the 616 below. There are some great events, fun local links and my latest obsessions this…

Vero Beach Sunset

Weekend Getaway: Vero Beach, FL

I don’t know about you but this polar vortex has me dreaming of a day at the beach. If you’re starting to plan a warm weather getaway from Grand Rapids look no further than Vero Beach, FL. Vero Beach…

Grand Rapids Home
Events, Food & Drink

The 411 in the 616: Finally February

I can’t believe it’s finally February this week! Where did January go? I don’t know about you, but waking up to this snow on a Monday morning really has me dreaming of spring and warmer weather. As you start…

Saltie Girl Salmon Boston, MA
Travel, Uncategorized

Weekend Getaway: Boston, MA

Looking for a fun weekend getaway? Look no further and head over to Boston, MA! Traveling from Grand Rapids to Boston for a long weekend this winter was the perfect escape to enjoy some shopping, amazing seafood and soak…

Grand Rapids Butchers Union
Food & Drink

Best of 2017

Let’s recap some of the amazing places that opened in 2017. Looking back on last year we had some great additions to the restaurant scene and shopping. Here are a few of my favorite openings from 2017 and cheers…

The Southerner in Saugatuck Michigan
Events, Food & Drink

The 411 in the 616: Happy New Year

I’m back! I took a much needed break to reflect on some new intentions and goals for this new year, and I’m excited to show you what’s in store for The GR Guide. Thank you for your continued support…