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100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die

Grand Rapids, a booming city on the banks of the Grand River, has become a thriving center for education, medicine, culture, and the arts. As Michigan’s second largest city, it offers a treasure trove of attractions. With 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, you’ll see firsthand why this city is always topping the lists of the best places to visit. Residents and visitors alike will enjoy the picturesque Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. Where else will you find a twenty-four foot bronze horse first imagined by Leonardo DaVinci? Sports fans are in luck whether you want to participate in hiking and golf or cheer on the Grand Rapids Griffins hockey team at the Van Andel Arena. The vibrant downtown area, with its sweeping river views, plays host to fabulous festivals throughout the year, including ArtPrize. Also included are recommendations and insider’s tips for the best dining, live theater at the Civic, and visiting the prized carousel at the Public Museum. Authors and area residents Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm are excited to turn their love of the city into an invitation to a place that is not to be missed. With this indispensable guide, they’ll help you discover the very best of the best.

About the Authors:
Norma Lewis lived in the Grand Rapids area a total of nearly 25 years and now lives in nearby Grand Haven. This is her 15th book. Christine Nyholm worked as an online travel journalist before turning her attention to books. She is also based in Grand Haven and is excited about 100 Things to Do in Grand Rapids Before You Die, her second book.

Unique Eats and Eateries of Omaha

Omaha’s food landscape has grown from the old steak and potato days. Once known as the place to find great steak, nowadays you’re likely to find amazing vegetarian and fresh farm-to-table fare alongside the T-bones and ribeyes. Unique Eats and Eateries of Omaha pops open the top on a culinary scene that’s definitely not just for grandparents anymore. Explore the diverse dining options in Nebraska’s largest city, with recommendations for some of the best in local and international cuisine. Learn the stories of the geniuses behind the food, like internationally renowned chefs who have returned to Omaha for a slice of “The Good Life.” Try the burger at Block 16 dubbed the best in the world by Alton Brown. Tempt your taste buds at local gems like seasonally on point Dante, authentic Malara’s, or the extremely popular Runza. Whether it’s Nebraska’s first female James Beard nominee or a family that’s run their restaurant for generations, the personal touch of the talented chefs of Omaha has made it a true foodie destination. Co-authors Tim and Lisa Trudell make their living exploring, writing about, and eating all things Omaha. With this mouthwatering guide, they’ll take you on an exciting exploration of their hometown’s culinary tableau.

About the Authors:
Tim and Lisa Trudell co-authored 100 Things to Do in Omaha Before You Die, which explores Omaha’s attractions. The couple are the owners of the travel blog, The Walking Tourists, and live in southwest Omaha. Lisa was a travel professional for over 16 years. Tim Trudell was a journalist of local papers for several years and is currently the photographer, editor, and author of the blog. When not traveling, they love to continue to explore the unique areas of Omaha including their favorites of the Old Market, Benson, and Dundee. You can follow them at @100ThingsOmaha

Events & Updates

Book Signing

Join Toni Guagenti, author of 100 Things to Do in Virginia Beach Before You Die, Second Edition, for a book signing at Back Bay's Farmhouse Brewery (1805 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

— April 23, 2019

Book Signing

Join Toni Guagenti, author of 100 Things to Do in Virginia Beach Before You Die, Second Edition, for a book signing at Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum (1113 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

— April 27, 2019

Presentation

Join Steve Pick and Amanda E. Doyle, authors of St. Louis Sound: An Illustrated Timeline, for a presentation at St. Charles City-County Library, Kisker Road Branch (1000 Kisker Rd., St. Charles, MO 63304) from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

— April 27, 2019

Presentation

Join Valerie Battle Kienzle, author of What's With St. Louis?, Second Edition, for a presentation at the Missouri Civil War Museum (222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125) at 9:00 a.m.

— April 27, 2019

Author Event

Join Kath Usitalo, author of 100 Things to Do in Mackinac Island Before You Die, for an event at Leon and Lulu (96 W 14 Mile Rd., Clawson, MI 48017) from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

— April 28, 2019

Book Signing

Join Toni Guagenti, author of 100 Things to Do in Virginia Beach Before You Die, Second Edition, for a book signing at Cottage LunaSea Gift Store from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

— April 28, 2019

Book Signing

Join Steve Pick and Amanda E. Doyle, authors of St. Louis Sound: An Illustrated Timeline, for a book signing at Tick Tock Tavern (3459 Magnolia Ave., St. Louis, MO 63118) from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

— April 28, 2019

Author Event

Join Katie Vaughn, author of 100 Things to Do in Madison Before You Die, Second Edition, for a wine tasting, vineyard tour, and book signing at Fisher King Winery (1105 Laser St., Verona, WI 53593) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

— April 29, 2019

Presentation

Join Amanda Hunyar, author of St. Louis State Hospital: A 150-Year Journey Toward Hope for a presentation at St. Charles City-County Library, Middendorf-Kredell Branch (2750 State Hwy K, O'Fallon, MO 63368) from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

— April 30, 2019

Launch Party

Join Jenna Kashou, author of 100 Things to Do in Milwaukee Before You Die, Second Edition, for her book launch at The Ivy House (906 S Barclay St., Milwaukee, WI 53204) from 4 to 8 p.m.

— May 1, 2019

Book Signing

Join Sam Brown, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of Houston, for a book signing at Goodnight Charlie's (2531 Kuester, Houston, TX 77006) from 6 to 8 p.m.

— May 2, 2019

Book Signing

Join Sam Brown, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of Houston, for a book signing at Murder by the Book (2342 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005) from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

— May 4, 2019

Presentation

Join Katie Vaughn, author of 100 Things to Do in Madison Before You Die, Second Edition, for a presentation and book signing at Oregon Public Library (256 Brook St., Oregon, WI 53575) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

— May 4, 2019

Presentation

Join Larry Burns, author of Secret Inland Empire, for a presentation at Culver Center for the Arts (3834 Main St., Riverside, CA 92501) from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

— May 5, 2019

Book Signing

Join Sam Brown, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of Houston, for a book signing at River Oaks Bookstore (3720 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77098) from 3 to 5 p.m.

— May 11, 2019

Presentation

Join Paul Vachon, author of Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline, for a presentation at Pages Bookshop (19560 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48223) from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

— May 14, 2019

Author Event

Join Katie Vaughn, author of 100 Things to Do in Madison Before You Die, Second Edition, for a wine tasting and making your own bucket list at Toot + Kate's Winebar (109 S Main St., Verona, WI 53593) from 6 to 8 p.m.

— May 16, 2019

Presentation

Join Paul Vachon, author of Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline, for a presentation at Barnes and Noble (3120 Fairland Dr., Allen Park, MI 48101) from 1 to 3 p.m.

— May 18, 2019

Presentation

Join Adam Sawyer, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of Portland, Oregon, for a presentation at Lake Oswego Public Library (706 4th St., Oswego, OR 97034) from 7-8 p.m.

— May 21, 2019

Presentation

Join Adam Sawyer, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of Portland, OR, for a presentation at Lake Oswego Public Library (706 4th St., Lake Oswego, OR 97034) from 7 to 8 p.m.

— May 21, 2019

Author Event

Join Larry Burns, author of Secret Inland Empire, for the Annual Kewet Festival at the Malki Museum (11795 Malki Rd., Banning, CA) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

— May 26, 2019

Presentation

Join Paul Vachon, author of Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline, for a presentation at Paper Trial Book (414 S Washington, Royal Oak, MI 48067) from 1 to 3 p.m.

— June 1, 2019

Presentation

Join Paul Vachon, author of Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline, for a presentation at Barnes and Noble (2800 S Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307) from 1 to 3 p.m.

— June 8, 2019

Presentation

Join Paul Vachon, author of Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline, for a presentation at Clinton Macomb Public Library (40900 Romeo Plank Rd., Clinton Township, MI 48038) from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

— June 18, 2019

Presentation

Join Kath Usitalo, author of 100 Things to Do in Mackinac Island Before You Die, for a presentation at Hiawatha Sportsman's Club (Naubinway, MI 49762) from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

— July 17, 2019

Book Signing

Join Katie Vaughn, author of 100 Things to Do in Madison Before You Die, Second Edition, for a book signing at A Room of One's Own Bookstore (315 W Gorham St., Madison, WI 53703) from 1 to 3 p.m.

— July 20, 2019

Presentation

Join Larry Burns, author of Secret Inland Empire, for a presentation and book signing at Mission Inn Museum (3696 Main St., Riverside, CA 92501) from 2 to 3 p.m.

— September 21, 2019