Frederik Meijer Gardens

Ralston and friends bringing summer to a close at Frederick Meijer Gardens this Tuesday night

by (jtstoner)

Submitted 08-27-2012 under OPINION

Local folk musician Ralston Bowles has been a leading figure in the Tuesday Evening Music Club, a summer concert series at the Frederick Meijer Gardens' 1900-seat outdoor amphitheater, since its inception. The event showcases locally grown...

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So this is Grand Rapids: Summertime

by (kcaralis)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under VOICES

When I was planning this article I thought I’d explore and try to experience Grand Rapids’ summer. “They’ll have forgotten all these great places in town,” I thought. “They’ll love the reminder!” I...

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Exotic and Interesting: Orchid Show on display this weekend

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-25-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Just when you thought January could not be any more grey, cold or unpredictable, the Grand Valley Orchid Society and the Frederik Meijer Gardens offer up a bright breath of beauty with the 14th annual orchid show. The show is held in the Grand Room...

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Brilliant Orchids Brighten West Michigan Winter

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-17-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

There are few plants that are as heartbreakingly beautiful as orchids. And few plants are as heartbreaking as an orchid. A nice ordinary orchid from Meijer or a garden store will set you back about $15-$25 and serious orchid collectors consider...

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