Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids'


Job prospects looking better for new law students

Decreasing enrollment over last five years has created more openings.

August 28, 2015
Students entering law school this fall might have the best job prospects seen in the profession in a number of years. Read More

Street Talk: It’s all about the money

Gone fishin’.

August 28, 2015
With all the “top” lists on which Grand Rapids has appeared — and they are legion — it’s a couple of the “bottom” lists that are most troubling. Read More

City to update bike code

August 21, 2015
Grand Rapids city commissioners are set to hear public comments Tuesday, Sept. 8, regarding proposed text amendments to the city’s bicycle safety code. Read More

City looks to improve diversity on boards

Based on population figures, Grand Rapids’ mix is about 20 percent low.

August 21, 2015
Diversity on city of Grand Rapids boards and commissions is 20 percent below where it needs to be to reflect the local population, according to Ruth Kelly, Second Ward city commissioner. Read More

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

Inside Track: Creating meaningful public spaces for everyone

As Grand Rapids’ new Parks & Rec director, David Marquardt wants to be thoughtful about where funds will be spent.

August 14, 2015
David Marquardt is new to Grand Rapids. Read More

Car share program coming

August 14, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Before the first snowfall this winter, the Grand Rapids Parking Commission hopes to have a signed agreement with Enterprise CarShare for 10 cars to be located in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Neighborhood launches website

August 14, 2015
A Grand Rapids neighborhood recently launched a website that it hopes will help support the existing businesses, residents and organizations in the area, as well as attract newcomers. Read More

College campus set to reopen

August 13, 2015
After undergoing extensive renovations for more than seven months, a West Michigan-based university is welcoming students back to its Beltline Avenue location. Read More

Top 5 reasons to relocate downtown

August 12, 2015
Business is booming in downtown Grand Rapids, and there is no better way to get in on the excitement of Central Business District growth and development than locating your business in the middle of all the action. Read More