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ArtPrize names juried finalists

September 30, 2014
ArtPrize 2014 is one step closer to naming its juried winners. Read More

Logistics company ranks among 'Top 100'

September 29, 2014
A third-party logistics and cold storage provider has earned spots on a pair of “Top 100” rankings by industry trade publications. Read More

Kent approves airport authority concept

It is just the start of what some say may be a long, involved process.

September 26, 2014
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

West Michigan Tourist Association names director

September 26, 2014
A regional tourism nonprofit has hired a new director of image and branding. Read More

National transit conference schedules trip

September 25, 2014
Grand Rapids is in line to be a “transit-learning laboratory” for the nation’s top advocates for public transportation. Read More

ArtPrize is ready for you

The 19-day competition makes changes designed to enhance the discussion on contemporary art

September 19, 2014
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

ArtPrize is springboard to restaurants' busy season

Arena District enjoys 20 to 40 percent boost during event’s run.

September 19, 2014
(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

Varied venues add to ArtPrize's flair for the unusual

Forgotten basements, rooftops and the river are just some of this year’s sites.

September 19, 2014
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

Grand Rapids vies for 'Best Beer Town' title

September 19, 2014
The online poll that originally named Grand Rapids BeerCity, U.S.A. might be dead, but another one has popped up at one of the nation’s largest newspapers. Read More

John Mellencamp headlines downtown

September 18, 2014
Tickets to a hall-of-fame rocker’s Grand Rapids show go on sale Friday. Read More