Travel & Tourism

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Fireworks light up downtown

July 1, 2016
Downtown will celebrate Independence Day tomorrow with the Amway Family Fireworks event. Read More

Museum names executive director

June 27, 2016
A long-time volunteer and board member is the new executive director of a museum downtown. Read More

Where do you draw the line?

Definition of downtown Grand Rapids’ boundaries depends on whom you ask.

June 27, 2016
(See map below and as seen on WZZM TV 13) Downtown Grand Rapids has official boundaries defined by various government entities, but perceptions continue to change as the city evolves. Read More

Developer plans 42-story highrise downtown

June 23, 2016
A developer is proposing to make its mark on the skyline downtown. Read More

Downtown hosts Japanese animation expo

June 22, 2016
Downtown is scheduled to host thousands of visitors this weekend for an expo on Japanese animation, film and art. Read More

LPGA tournament raises $850K for hunger relief

June 20, 2016
A major golf tournament in the area has raised $850,000 for a retailer's hunger-relief program. Read More

Uber names top destinations in Grand Rapids

June 16, 2016
Grand Rapidians have been hitching rides from Uber since July 2014, when the ride service debuted here. Read More

‘Ford is doing well’ in revamped museum

Gala and grand reopening shine new light on presidential legacy.

June 3, 2016
This week the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum reopens, promising visitors a “brand new museum.” Read More

Festival of the Arts kicks off downtown

June 3, 2016
You can already smell the wafting aromas from food vendors lining downtown streets at the Festival of the Arts. Read More

Hotel completes $3M makeover

June 2, 2016
A hotel in town just off a major retail corridor has finished a comprehensive $3-million “cosmetic” renovation. Read More