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Travel & Tourism
Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging
It is just the start of what some say may be a long, involved process.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners has given unanimous approval to the general concept of an airport authority being established to govern Gerald R. Ford International Airport instead of the current county board-appointed Aeronautics Board of Kent County. Read More
The 19-day competition makes changes designed to enhance the discussion on contemporary art
Massive throngs of people will descend on Grand Rapids this week when the sixth annual ArtPrize begins its 19-day stay in downtown as artists compete for $560,000 in prizes. Read More
Arena District enjoys 20 to 40 percent boost during event’s run.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With nearly 400,000 more people spending time in downtown Grand Rapids than normal, ArtPrize is a boon to area hotels, restaurants and bars. Read More
Forgotten basements, rooftops and the river are just some of this year’s sites.
A lot of focus is put on the art during ArtPrize — and rightly so — but venues might be just as important in the long run. Read More