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The 411 in the 616: Hello Fall

I hope you had a wonderful Labor Day weekend! I can’t believe summer is over, and fall has arrived with this chilly morning and temps in the 60s. Don’t get me wrong I’m excited for all things pumpkin and apple, but those who know me well understand that summer is my absolute favorite season and I’m not quite ready to say goodbye to these warm days. To make the most of these cool days I’ve got a new 411 in the 616 filled with some great events, local links and my latest obsessions this week. I hope you have a wonderful week!

Grand Rapids, MIchiganEvents:


Get your home decked out for Fall at Everlasting Blooms Fall Re-Opening on Tuesday, September 5 from 10 AM – 5 PM.

Treat yourself to some Waffle Nachos at Frosty Boy Grand Rapids or Frosty Boy Rockford on Tuesday, September 5 from 2-9 PM.

If you love beer and running don’t miss the Beer Run at Cannonsburg with Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon and New Holland Brewing on Tuesday, September 5 from 6:30-9:30 PM.


Take a Napportunity with Comfort Research and Big Joe on Wednesday, September 6 from 11 AM – 1 PM at Rosa Parks Circle and take a nap during your lunch hour while raising money for i understand.

Update your Fall wardrobe with some stylish items from Marie La Mode at their Buy LIVE on Wednesday, September 6 from 6-9 PM.

Don’t miss the Align & Shine Kickoff Party with The Daily Method Barre and Cycle Studio Eastown on Wednesday, September 6 from 6-8 PM.


Grab your friends and head to Long Road Distillers on Thursday, September 7 from 4-11 PM for where you can enjoy a burger, boilermaker and bottomless fries for $15.

Cheers to Frances Jaye celebrating their 5 year anniversary on Thursday, September 7 from 6-9 PM. Stop by for complimentary drinks and snacks along with 25 % off your entire purchase (excluding Shinola)!

Madcap, Coffee, Grand RapidsFriday:

Don’t miss the Isaia Made-To-Measure Event at A.K. RIKK’S on September 8-9.

Soak up these nice nights with Movies in Heartside Park with Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. on Friday, September 8 from 6 PM – 12 AM and see Selena and The Bodyguard.


Celebrate Oktoberfest with Atwater Brewery from September 9-10 and enjoy German-style beer, food and games.

Stop by the 44th Annual Eastown Streetfair with the Eastown Community Association on Saturday, September 9 from 9 AM – 9 PM for local food, music and art.

Congrats to Lennon & Willow Boutique on their grand opening this Saturday, September 9 from 10 AM – 5 PM! Stop in for amazing giveaways, door prizes and great shopping.

Cheers to Perrin Brewing on their 5 year anniversary! Join them on Saturday, September 9 from 4-11 PM for some food from local food trucks, live music and outdoor games.


Try brunch from some local food trucks with GR loves Food Trucks and Fulton Street Artisans Market on Sunday, September 10 from 11 AM – 3 PM.

The Found Cottage Grand RapidsLocal Links:

Loving these nautical inspired ideas for my home on Wendling & Boyd.

I can’t get enough of these prints from Brave Girl Design.

I have my eye on this jacket for Fall from Cloth & Cabin.

My Latest Obsession This Week:

Morning coffee from Madcap on Fulton

Shopping for Fall at The Found Cottage

I love this Michigander wood sign from Brush & Timber

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