Items Tagged with 'Ionia Avenue'


Parking panel approves pilot program for Ionia Avenue

Free spaces will be eliminated and a mobile app will be put into place.

October 9, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A heavily congested parking stretch along Ionia Avenue will be “in the zone” by the end of this year. Read More

Shootings put Arena District on edge

BarFly Ventures meeting with police and DGRI results in increased patrols.

June 20, 2014
The most prominent bar owner in the trendy Arena District in downtown Grand Rapids is putting pressure on police and DGRI, the city’s downtown business support organization, to prevent street violence from continuing amid the nightlife crowds there. Read More

New development on Ionia to get underway soon

Brookstone Capital will add new residences and retail downtown.

May 3, 2013
At its last meeting, the Grand Rapids Brownfield Redevelopment Authority unanimously approved an amended work plan to redevelop a vacant parcel at 240 Ionia Ave. SW and authorized a development and reimbursement agreement for the project being done by Brookstone Capital. Read More

Brookstone increases investment in project

City’s brownfield authority has had success with EPA grant program.

February 8, 2013
The Grand Rapids Brownfield Redevelopment Authority agreed last week to revise the brownfield plan for a new mixed-use project to be built on a vacant lot at the downtown corner of Ionia Avenue and Williams Street SW. Read More