Items Tagged with 'Peter Secchia'

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Street Talk: Parking lot party

High note.

June 30, 2017
As John Wheeler embarked on what likely will become a signature project on his résumé of developments that have changed Grand Rapids, a whole load of people showed up at the groundbreaking last week. Read More

30-mile trail project nears completion

Ottawa County Parks & Recreation Commission hopes to complete $41-million plan linking Grand Haven to Grand Rapids in five years.

May 19, 2017
In a few short years, West Michigan residents and visitors will be able to bike from Grand Haven to Grand Rapids making pit stops at parks and swim spots along the way. Read More

Another ‘crazy’ idea from Secchia; another win for the power of partnerships

May 19, 2017
To say that Kent County’s Millennium Park is connected to Lake Michigan might be considered a stretch of imagination or fantasy, or require proofs of the Grand River’s meandering path to the mouth of the Big Lake. Read More

Street Talk: Stage presence

Research hub.

January 27, 2017
One of the fun things about awards ceremonies where the winners are revealed at the event is the unscripted “acceptance” speeches from the honorees. Read More

Downtown welcomes statue of pioneering businesswoman

July 22, 2016
A historic businesswoman has been honored with a seven-foot statue in her image. Read More

Street Talk: No smoke and mirrors

Skating along.

May 27, 2016
As Sam Cummings said in the Business Journal’s page 1 story today on the real estate market, speculative office space just isn’t happening. Read More

Couples give $15M to MSU for downtown research center

May 9, 2016
The Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center project in downtown has received a $15-million injection from a pair of local couples. Read More

Partners commission documentary on President Ford

August 25, 2015
Gerald Ford’s legacy as the 38th president is getting a movie deal. Read More

Street Talk: The two-minute warning

Time away.

June 19, 2015
Thursday’s groundbreaking for the Grand Rapids Research Center (MSU nowhere in sight in that title) got the ball rolling on an $88.1 million development that is sure to change the makeup of downtown Grand Rapids in the years to come. Read More