Items Tagged with 'Rosalynn Bliss'


Street Talk: Something about Mary

Scoreboard watching.

October 14, 2016
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is now the fifth-largest independent rehabilitation hospital in the United States. Read More

Municipal nonprofit names Grand Rapids mayor board president

September 15, 2016
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss has been named board president of a statewide municipal nonprofit. Read More

Food truck ordinance around the corner

City ordinance would allow eateries more freedom to operate on public property downtown.

July 22, 2016
There’s now heavy legal energy moving behind Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss’s dream of having more food trucks in the downtown area. Read More

Grand Rapids gets its message out to states’ leaders

Panel discusses city’s strengths at annual meeting of lieutenant governors.

July 8, 2016
Local stakeholders got a chance to tell the country’s lieutenant governors how grand Grand Rapids is. Read More

Snyder names West Michigan leaders to lead poisoning board

July 5, 2016
A pair of West Michigan leaders will serve on a new board to develop a statewide strategy to prevent childhood exposure to lead. Read More

Business community reacts to Orlando attack

LGBTQ nightclub owners are paying more attention to security measures.

June 17, 2016
The mass shooting June 12 at a gay nightclub in Orlando is rippling all the way to the Grand Rapids business community. Read More

Street Talk: Defining downtown

State of the arts.

June 17, 2016
As Meijer Inc. and Rockford Construction announced plans to bring a small Meijer grocery store concept to the West Side of Grand Rapids, a discussion erupted online. Read More

Bliss sets ‘bold goals’ for business

New mayor identifies neighborhood and sustainability actions in first State of the City address.

February 5, 2016
The iconic 1892-built Harris Building at 111 S. Division Ave. housed another historic event last week as the first female mayor of Grand Rapids delivered the State of the City address for 2016. Read More

Can Grand Rapids taxpayers afford utopia?

February 5, 2016
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss set an optimistic tone in her first State of the City speech, including visions of a utopia unbridled by any budget constraints or concerns. Read More

Grand Rapidians can expect a changing landscape

2016 will bring leadership transitions and continued development.

December 25, 2015
The city of Grand Rapids is “ringing in the New Year” with a transition of leadership, as Rosalynn Bliss assumes the mayoral role Jan. 1, Dave Allen becomes Third Ward Commissioner, and Jon O’Connor takes on the role of a First Ward Commissioner. Read More