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Grand Rapids Guide

find your perfect neighborhood

Your Simple Local Guide


Alger Heights

This family-friendly neighborhood is known for its community events and block parties. 

Featured Spots

Brass Ring Brewing, The Old Goat, Reinspired Treasures, Making Thyme Kitchen, Tacos Don Betos, Seymour Branch Library, & the Kroc Center



This neighborhood has a mix of an urban and suburban feel. Many homes are known for their character-infused starter homes, ranging from small to large.

Featured Spots

Little Lucy's Cafe, Graydon's Crossing, Rex Lounge, Quinn and Tuites Irish Pub, Riverside Park, ChooChoo Grill, & Kent County Country Club 


East Hills/Eastown

The area has become a mecca of trendy coffee shops, restaurants, shops, artisan fairs & events -- and known for its funky and artsy feel. 

Featured Spots

Outside Coffee Company, Donkey Taqueria, The Winchester, Terra GR, Wolfgang's, Harmony, Early Bird Cafe

& Rebel GR


Heritage Hill

Usually thought of as a historic residential neighborhood, Heritage Hill boasts its fair share of businesses and restaurants. Stop by for the colorful unique houses, and stay for the views of downtown Grand Rapids.

Featured Spots

Lyon Street Cafe, Martha's Vineyard, The Commons, Nantucket Baking Company.



Home to many starter-homes and a plethora of bars and restaurants, Midtown is a dream neighborhood. It is also located very close to downtown, only a short bike ride away!

Featured Spots

Madcap Coffee Company, 7 Monks Taproom, Logan's Alley, Birch Lodge, Duke's Bar, Houseman Field, 


Westside Connection

Whether it is inside dining or outdoor recreation, Westside Connection has what you are looking for. There are a variety of different house styles here, so there is something for everyone. 

Featured Spots

Sandy's Donuts, Westside Social, Blanford Nature Center, Richmond Park, Westsider Cafe.


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