Travel & Tourism

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ARTICLES

Mobility tops list of BLM’s priorities

Report identifies state’s automotive legacy as a building block for prosperity.

February 12, 2016
This year’s roadmap to building a successful state shifts into gear as it looks to growth and stability and opportunities as a potential leading mobility state. Read More

City turns to data analytics for parking

Tech firm Smarking will help analyze patterns and make long-term decisions.

February 12, 2016
The city is looking at ways to outsmart potential parking problems by using real-time data analytics and predictive modeling. Read More

GVSU-to-downtown bus line picks up $57M from feds

February 10, 2016
A transportation project planned for Grand Rapids has received $57 million from the federal government. Read More

ArtPrize calls for 'ambitious' public art ideas

February 10, 2016
ArtPrize has announced a new grant program that will support “large” and “ambitious” public art entries for ArtPrize 2016. Read More

Sports commission hosts Kirk Gibson for fundraiser

February 9, 2016
A Detroit Tigers legend will headline a Grand Rapids event this spring. Read More

County residents quick to order snowplow help

February 8, 2016
Compared to other U.S. counties, Kent County residents are ready to pay for snowplowing services after seeing a small amount of snow accumulate. Read More

Hotelier plans hotel near mall

February 5, 2016
A new hotel could be going up near a mall in the area. Read More

Golf tournament wins seven LPGA awards

February 4, 2016
The Grand Rapids area hosted one of the best golf tournaments of 2015. Read More

Presidential museum schedules reopening after $13M facelift

Second-floor renovation and expanded learning center top list of changes.

January 29, 2016
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum promises a completely new experience for visitors when it reopens later this year. Read More

A love story earns top Newsmaker honors

Fred and Lena Meijer’s vision makes West Michigan a destination.

January 29, 2016
Standing before a sold-out audience on the very site being honored, David Hooker told a love story. Read More