Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


Downtown partners on Christmas tree

November 30, 2015
Downtown Grand Rapids will celebrate the lighting of its Christmas tree this Thursday at Rosa Parks Circle. Read More

Downtown hosts statewide farming conference

November 30, 2015
More than 1,500 farmers from around Michigan will gather in Grand Rapids this week for a three-day conference. Read More

Special lane designations would increase mass transit efficiency

Bill seeks approval to construct BRT lanes on Michigan highways.

LANSING — A new bill to allow local transit agencies to construct Bus Rapid Transit lanes on state highways would make mass transit more efficient, advocates say. Read More

Meijer Gardens exhibits 'Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World'

November 27, 2015
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is ready to take visitors on a trip around the world this holiday season. Read More

Consultant calls street planning disjointed

City needs to establish an integrated multimodal network with performance metrics.

November 20, 2015
Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, a San Francisco-based international firm specializing in developing transportation systems, presented its early findings from a recently completed Gap Analysis of Grand Rapids Vital Streets to the Grand Rapids City Commission during its Committee of the Whole meeting. Read More

Hospitality industry names WAVE winners

November 20, 2015
Eight hospitality professionals have been recognized for excellence at a special awards celebration. Read More

Freight broker rolls into market

November 20, 2015
A freight brokerage from Ohio is planning to open a new sales office in the area that will create 75 jobs. Read More

Santa Parade marches through downtown

November 19, 2015
Santa is coming to town to kick off the holiday season on Saturday. Read More

Downtown hotel names director of event management

November 16, 2015
A downtown hotel has a new director of event management. Read More

Iconic Christmas movie takes the stage

November 16, 2015
An iconic Christmas movie will take the stage this holiday season — as a musical. Read More