Items Tagged with 'Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.'


GR Forward plan moves forward

Public comment phase also will include approximately 10 neighborhood presentations.

August 14, 2015
The GR Forward draft plan is advancing, following a vote by the Grand Rapids City Commission last week. Read More

DDA proposes $9.7M budget

May 15, 2015
As part of the $9.7 million Downtown Development Authority budget proposed last week, Grand Rapidians could see makeovers of at least four underpasses, the conversion of part of Ionia Avenue NW to a bike-friendly street, and more green spaces. Read More

Downtown Grand Rapids names Movies in the Park

May 1, 2015
Get your popcorn ready, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., also known as DGRI, has announced its Movies in the Park lineup. Read More

Downtown civic agency creates summer 'experience' programs

April 30, 2015
Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., also known as DGRI, will officially launch four new “summer experience programs” on Friday. Read More

Downtown Development Authority changes grant process for events

April 14, 2015
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority is making changes to how it evaluates events after a request from one of its alliances to standardize its grant program for events. Read More

Downtown civic agency names chief outcomes officer

February 19, 2015
A former employee of Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration has taken a new leadership position at Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Read More

Nonprofit redevelops downtown bar building

February 13, 2015
A social services nonprofit that helps its underserved neighbors is beginning the process of transforming a former bar and grill downtown into its new home. Read More

Civic agency produces Valent Ice downtown

February 11, 2015
There will be more than 25 ice sculptures on display throughout downtown Grand Rapids this week. Read More

River at center of GR Forward’s plans

Organization identifies six goals, including creation of a true ‘downtown neighborhood.’

January 23, 2015
Following extensive public outreach efforts to gather feedback from all sectors of the Grand Rapids community, GR Forward presented an initial draft vision and set of six goals recently during a standing-room-only public forum. Read More

Real estate panel: 'Old' downtown inventory dries up

January 19, 2015
A panel of real estate leaders recently agreed that the inventory of rehab-able buildings in downtown Grand Rapids has essentially been depleted — after years of redevelopment projects. Read More