Arts & Entertainment

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Local businesses strike Pokémon gold

Game blending digital and real worlds comes with promise — and pitfalls.

July 22, 2016
Pokémon Go? Yes, as a business community we have to talk about it, because — well, believe it or not, it’s making local businesses money. Read More

Downtown welcomes statue of pioneering businesswoman

July 22, 2016
A historic businesswoman has been honored with a seven-foot statue in her image. Read More

Indoor trampoline park enters market

July 20, 2016
A new trampoline park is bouncing into a 30,000-square-foot vacancy in town. Read More

Producer premieres TV pilot on 'hunt' for craft beer

July 20, 2016
A local producer will premiere a TV pilot in town on Thursday night that features one of Grand Rapids’ most-prized products. Read More

Publisher offers nonprofit grants

July 18, 2016
Nonprofits in the area have the opportunity to apply for a grant from a publisher. Read More

Downtown hosts national Scottish Highland dance championships

July 13, 2016
Downtown is welcoming nearly 400 dancers this week who are part of a national dance competition. Read More

Arts nonprofit launches public phase of $1.1M campaign

July 12, 2016
An arts nonprofit in the area is giving the public an opportunity to support its $1.1-million fundraising campaign, which will go toward renovating its new home. Read More

Cars & Coffee drives into downtown

July 8, 2016
A pair of local car enthusiasts with more than 40 years of experience in the auto industry are hosting a free car show downtown on Saturday. Read More

Fifth Third Ballpark aims to increase capacity for concert-goers

July 6, 2016
Fifth Third Ballpark may be increasing its capacity by thousands to host a superstar rapper from Detroit. Read More

Executive named for downtown venues

July 6, 2016
There’s a new assistant general manager for a trio of venues downtown. Read More