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John Mellencamp headlines downtown

September 18, 2014
Tickets to a hall-of-fame rocker’s Grand Rapids show go on sale tomorrow. Read More

Fred’s last gift to Lena

At a cost of $22 million, Japanese garden combines spectacular use of horticulture and sculpture.

September 12, 2014
Tranquility and space is at the heart of the new Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More

ArtPrize makes national 100 best list

September 12, 2014
Don’t be surprised to see tour buses rolling into downtown Grand Rapids for ArtPrize 2015, or even ArtPrize 2014, which begins Sept. 24. Read More

Eastown is takin’ it to the streets

September 11, 2014
The Eastown Street Fair celebrates its 41st anniversary on Saturday. Read More

Ford museum exhibits '9/11 Never Forget'

September 9, 2014
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is hosting a special 9/11 exhibit this week. 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

Marina anchors used-boat sale

September 1, 2014
As the summer season comes to a close, a lakeshore pier is preparing to host a used-boat sale before owners store their vessels for the winter. Read More

Hispanic Festival celebrates heritage downtown

August 31, 2014
The Hispanic Festival will energize downtown for two days this weekend. Read More

Startup maps brewery shuttle

August 29, 2014
Grand Rapids beer has created another business. Read More

Roadwork takes Labor Day off

August 29, 2014
Labor Day travelers will be glad to learn most road construction around the state will be on hiatus during the holiday weekend. Read More