Travel & Tourism

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Startup maps brewery shuttle

August 29, 2014
Grand Rapids beer has created another business. Read More

Roadwork takes Labor Day off

August 29, 2014
Labor Day travelers will be glad to learn most road construction around the state will be on hiatus during the holiday weekend. Read More

Amtrak extends summer schedule

August 28, 2014
As Amtrak finishes infrastructure improvement work in West Michigan, it has extended its summer train schedule through September. Read More

ArtPrize award celebrates diversity

August 27, 2014
A new award will honor diversity at this year’s ArtPrize. Read More

Hostel to open in Grand Rapids next year

August 26, 2014
A 150-year-old Victorian home located in the Creston neighborhood on Grand Rapids’ northeast side will become the city’s first hostel come 2015. Read More

Silver Line set to roll Monday

Rapid CEO predicts new transit service will ‘run as smoothly as possible.’

August 22, 2014
The result of 11 years of planning will be out in the open in Greater Grand Rapids on Monday with the start of The Rapid transit authority’s $39 million Silver Line, a “bus rapid transit” or BRT service operating much like a light rail line, but at a much lower cost to build. Read More

Metro Cruise rolls into 28th Street

August 21, 2014
A 100-foot red carpet is getting rolled out on Friday night for vintage cars. Read More

Global travel company checks in for long-term stay

August 18, 2014
An Amsterdam-based travel website is extending its commitment to the West Michigan market. Read More

Uber ridesharing service off to great start in GR

There is a slight concern about having enough drivers to meet the demand.

August 15, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Uber, the mobile-app-based personal driving service that rolled out in Grand Rapids three weeks ago, is off to a great start in the city. Read More

Smooth jazz slides into downtown

August 15, 2014
Visitors to downtown Grand Rapids will be accompanied by smooth music this weekend. Read More