Items Tagged with 'Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.'


City approves finance pact with DGRI

The Grand Rapids comptroller objected on legal reasons but was overruled.

April 18, 2014
A financial agreement between the city of Grand Rapids and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. has been approved by the city commission, despite objections by city comptroller Sara Vander Werff. Read More

Downtown names winner of shopping contest

December 31, 2013
He did his Christmas shopping downtown — and tonight he’ll have a memorable New Year’s Eve because of that. Read More

Parklets may take over parking spaces this spring

December 20, 2013
Grand Rapids may see its first parklets greening up downtown come spring. Read More

Downtown picks Window Wonderland winners

December 16, 2013
The voting public chose three Kendall College of Art and Design students as winners of the downtown Window Wonderland art competition for the holidays. Read More

Downtown shoppers enter for New Year’s Eve prize

December 10, 2013
It’s much more than small business Saturday. It’s more like small business December — at least for business owners downtown. Read More

City doesn’t need a Trojan horse among leaders

November 8, 2013
The Business Journal is increasingly curious regarding operations of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Read More

Allocation gets lost in the translation

Grand Action gets a seat at the table, and nearly four dozen more will have a say.

November 1, 2013
The two city officials on the Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. board of advisors were puzzled last week at how the organization’s costs were allocated. Read More

Downtown reaches international Pinnacle for ArtPrize

October 25, 2013
An international award has put downtown Grand Rapids on the global map. Read More

Forecast halts outdoor movie downtown

October 25, 2013
No need to bring toast or rice downtown tonight. Read More

Downtown Plan moves forward

Board agrees on makeup of advisory group that will help select a consultant.

October 11, 2013
The proposals are in, and members of the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority agreed last week on the composition of a volunteer committee that will recommend a consultant to conduct the board’s latest research piece: its Downtown Plan. Read More