Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


Rideshare app debuts Wednesday

Grand Rapids will be the first market for SteadyFare, which has $700K in seed money.

May 27, 2016
James Matthews believes he has a better idea for a ridesharing mobile phone application. Read More

Meijer Gardens wins national Award of Excellence

May 27, 2016
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has been honored by a national organization for its commitment to education and the environment. Read More

Grand Rapids commute drives homebuyers

May 27, 2016
A recent real estate report highlights that the average commute time in Grand Rapids is below the national average, which is a factor, along with the market’s relatively affordable homes, in attracting new residents and creating a housing "shortage." Read More

LPGA tournament names celebrities for pro-am

May 24, 2016
A collection of celebrities will play with professional golfers at a country club in the area next month. Read More

LPGA tournament awards sponsor exemption

May 19, 2016
A major golf tournament in the area has awarded a sponsor exemption to a Michigan native who started playing the sport when she was 15. Read More

Downtown Grand Rapids names Movies in the Park lineup

May 17, 2016
Break out the popcorn, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. has announced its summer Movies in the Park lineup. Read More

Detroit looking to attract GR retailers

Developer of Little Caesars Arena and District Detroit will tout 180K square feet at ICSC show.

May 13, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) There could be a little bit of Grand Rapids in Detroit before long. Read More

Meijer Gardens hires architecture firm for re-envisioning and expansion

May 13, 2016
After an international search that began a year ago with more than 60 firms, Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has hired an architecture firm to “re-envision” and expand its facilities. Read More

Auto auctioneer sells business

May 12, 2016
An auto auctioneer in the area has sold his business to a national auto auction firm. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks as No. 6 'most-expensive' hotel market in Midwest

May 9, 2016
A survey of hotels in the Midwest found that Grand Rapids is the sixth “most-expensive destination" in the region. Read More