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Partners launch eco-friendly food truck pilot

July 11, 2018
A local Mexican restaurant is opening an eco-friendly “mobile food café” with a little help. Read More

Downtown parking shuffle continues

Most developers are reserving spaces only for their tenants and their customers.

July 6, 2018
Downtown Grand Rapids has thousands of new parking spaces in the works, but despite the private sector’s involvement, many developers are only building to suit the needs of their secured tenants. Read More

Downtown hosting World of Winter festival

February 9, 2018
Downtown Grand Rapids is kicking off an eight-day winter festival. Read More

Parking ban reversal may be too little, too late

March 31, 2017
Grand Rapids city commissioners responded to business community appeals last week, eliminating a Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. GR Forward plan banning construction of surface parking lots, which was implemented more than a year ago. Read More

Where do you draw the line?

Definition of downtown Grand Rapids’ boundaries depends on whom you ask.

June 27, 2016
(See map below and as seen on WZZM TV 13) Downtown Grand Rapids has official boundaries defined by various government entities, but perceptions continue to change as the city evolves. 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

$369M: Estimated economic impact of downtown movie theater project

April 13, 2016
A proposed downtown movie theater project's first phase could create a $369-million economic impact. Read More

Redesign of Calder Plaza picks up speed

Officials plan to keep it as an open gathering place in center of downtown.

February 19, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A conceptual design for reimagining one of Grand Rapids’ best-known downtown gathering spaces could be finalized this year. Read More

The Grand Strategy misses out on $200M

The plan to improve the Grand River watershed was not selected for HUD support.

January 29, 2016
A national program intended to provide funding for resilient housing and infrastructure projects to cities, counties and/or states that experienced major disasters between 2011 and 2013 has bypassed West Michigan. Read More

City adopts GR Forward amendment

The plan emphasizes the city’s relationship with the Grand River.

December 18, 2015
After nearly two years of preparation and public review, city commissioners last week adopted the GR Forward plan as an amendment to the city’s master plan last updated in 2002. Read More