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Window Wonderland designs downtown storefronts

December 18, 2014
A college and a civic agency have helped change the look of window shopping downtown this year. Read More

Civic agency produces downtown Speaker Series

November 18, 2014
After a successful first year, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. will host a second year of its popular Speaker Series, which focuses on downtown development topics. Read More

On-street concierge service gets second year

Downtown’s safety ambassadors generated more than 250,000 contacts during inaugural run.

November 14, 2014
The $300,000 on-street concierge program that launched last year in Grand Rapids is here to stay. Read More

GR Forward is now open for business

Temporary information center will solicit opinions on how region should grow.

October 17, 2014
Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. has opened its temporary GR Forward Open House center in downtown Grand Rapids, where the public can learn about plans for the future of downtown as well as the Grand River corridor and GR Public Schools Museum School and Innovation Central High. Read More

Life in the fast lane might be two-wheeled in the future

Grand Rapids is going all out to increase use of bicycles in place of cars.

October 17, 2014
The word is out from Grand Rapids City Hall to all motorists: As of Nov. 1, don’t even think of parking in any of the new bicycle-only lanes on the streets. Read More

Bar group opens 'parklets'

August 5, 2014
A restaurant group is planning to unveil three “parklets” downtown this week. Read More

Grandwich names 'Sandwich of the Year'

August 1, 2014
Grand Rapids has its fourth Grandwich. Read More

Street Talk: We are all pawns in this game of chess

Twister assist.

July 18, 2014
Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. has put a giant, outdoor chess set in front of the Grand Rapids Art Museum for free public use in an effort to “encourage urban recreation.” Read More

Grandwich bites into contenders

July 9, 2014
Time to eat some sandwiches. Read More

Downtown plan about to start rolling

Downtown GR Inc. will begin seeking input from the public.

May 23, 2014
Come June 5 and 6, Grand Rapids will begin hearing about the new Downtown Plan process, which includes everybody being invited to contribute their thoughts and opinions on what downtown Grand Rapids should be like. Read More