Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


ArtPrize paints rosy economic picture

Ninth iteration of art competition creates estimated $33 million in local economic impact.

April 20, 2018
The largest art festival in Grand Rapids continues to have a great effect on the local economy. Read More

Downtown restaurant converts to French cuisine

April 20, 2018
The menu at a downtown restaurant has changed. Read More

Beer brand opening bar at Ford airport

April 20, 2018
A beer brand is opening a bar in the pre-security area of Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Ford airport reports best-ever month

April 17, 2018
Last month was the busiest month in the history of Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Inn wins case over hot coals on beach

April 16, 2018
| By AP
ARCADIA — The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a century-old inn in a lawsuit over hot coals on a Lake Michigan beach. Read More

ArtPrize appoints executive director

April 12, 2018
ArtPrize has named a new leader. Read More

Meijer Gardens reveals lineup of summer concerts

April 12, 2018
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has revealed its full concert lineup for the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens. Read More

Downtown museum exhibits 'In Step with Betty Ford'

April 9, 2018
To celebrate the 100th birthday of former first lady Betty Ford, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is displaying some of the historical items she left behind. Read More

Feds boost funding for Grand River restoration

April 5, 2018
| By AP
Federal funding is expected to help with the construction of a proposed river barrier aimed at controlling sea lamprey access into the Grand River. Read More

Downtown festival names first director

April 2, 2018
A long-time downtown arts festival has its first executive director. Read More