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Silver Line set to roll Monday

Rapid CEO predicts new transit service will ‘run as smoothly as possible.’

August 22, 2014
The result of 11 years of planning will be out in the open in Greater Grand Rapids today with the start of The Rapid transit authority’s $39 million Silver Line, a “bus rapid transit” or BRT service operating much like a light rail line, but at a much lower cost to build. Read More

Metro Cruise rolls into 28th Street

August 21, 2014
A 100-foot red carpet is getting rolled out on Friday night for vintage cars. Read More

Global travel company checks in for long-term stay

August 18, 2014
An Amsterdam-based travel website is extending its commitment to the West Michigan market. Read More

Uber ridesharing service off to great start in GR

There is a slight concern about having enough drivers to meet the demand.

August 15, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Uber, the mobile-app-based personal driving service that rolled out in Grand Rapids three weeks ago, is off to a great start in the city. Read More

Smooth jazz slides into downtown

August 15, 2014
Visitors to downtown Grand Rapids will be accompanied by smooth music this weekend. Read More

Restaurant Week heats up

August 14, 2014
The 5th Annual Restaurant Week Grand Rapids kicked off Wednesday night, allowing the public to sample three-course meals for $28 at more than 60 area restaurants. Read More

Ferris wheel meets windmill at new attraction

August 14, 2014
An amusement park attraction paired with a traditional Dutch power source opens Friday on the lakeshore. Read More

Beer regatta flows into Grand River

August 12, 2014
Grand Rapids hosts the first national rowing event ever in Michigan that will mix with one of the city’s proudest industries beginning Thursday at Riverside Park. Read More

Inn brews auction

August 11, 2014
An inn with a microbrewery and bowling alley is being auctioned off online on Tuesday. Read More

Creston MDOT project earns accolades

August 11, 2014
The Michigan Department of Transportation was one of seven state transportation agencies recognized recently for innovative and efficient transportation projects. Read More