Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Whitewater'


Nonprofit vies for river restoration project

August 12, 2015
A national nonprofit is seeking the job of managing the Grand River restoration project through its implementation phase. Read More

Street Talk: Going with the flow

The Golden Shoe.

May 8, 2015
The Grand River restoration bandwagon keeps picking up passengers. Read More

Both public and private river development use served by city action

March 27, 2015
Grand Rapids city commissioners approved what amounts to a giant step toward Grand River development for recreational use, even as some business owners in the development community and its supporting occupations regard the action as a public entity intrusion for prime property enhancements, providing an equally enhanced tax base. Read More

Whitewater project keeps flowing

Project engineer says he sees ‘nothing that should stop it.’

January 16, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids Whitewater is taking another step forward in its efforts to restore the rapids of the Grand River. Read More

Grand River should be the ‘gem’ of the city

Group embarks on preliminary engineering and design work that would restore the rapids.

October 24, 2014
“How can you make Grand Rapids suck a little less?” Read More

Study: Grand River restoration creates up to $20M annual impact

September 8, 2014
Grand Rapids Whitewater revealed details Monday on the economic impact of restoring the “jewel of the river,” with all signs pointing to conservative estimates. Read More

Report says Grand River restoration ROI is quick

Developers could have permit drawings ready within a year.

September 8, 2014
Grand Rapids Whitewater has taken a large step toward proving the validity of restoring the Grand River’s rapids in the city’s downtown with today’s release of an Anderson Economic Group study. Read More

Economic development flows through river restoration

September 8, 2014
Grand Rapids Business Journal reporters and editors have listened to more than a few ideas, business plans or pleas to report a story so action might be prompted. Read More

Grand River restoration flows to preliminary plan

November 22, 2013
It might be time to add a kayak to your holiday wish list. Read More

Feds back restoring rapids to Grand River

May 10, 2013
| By AP
The expansion of a program for restoring and improving urban waterways nationwide is expected to boost efforts to restore rapids to the Grand River in Grand Rapids. Read More