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The 2016-17 Grand Rapids Magazine City Guide is your ultimate sourcebook for fun in the city!

This annual mid-summer supplement features resources on the arts, entertainment, recreation and dining — the sights, sounds, flavors and personalities that make this town unique. 

In this issue, Grand Rapidians answered the question: Why we love our city? The responses from young and old alike were thoughtful and sometimes surprising as people praised the city’s sense of community and culture of giving back. Read all the
stories in this City Guide issue that also includes the complete list of “Best of GR” readers’ poll winners in 100 categories. 

To order your copy of the 2016-17 Grand Rapids Magazine City Guide, contact our circulation department at (616) 459-4545
or by email at The City Guide sells for $4.95 each (by mail $7). Special bulk discounts are
available for orders exceeding 25 copies. This is a special publication that you’ll want to read and save all year!

Why we love Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Magazine asked dozens of local residents to tell us what they love about their city and their vision of the future.
Compiled by Grand Rapids Magazine Staff

Hundreds of Restaurants, Nightclubs, Music, Theaters, Galleries and More!
New in this issue: Our restaurant listings now grouped by location

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