Items Tagged with 'Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.'


River work, downtown core top DDA budget

Panel is in fourth year of following GR Forward plan for improvements.

May 10, 2019
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority is moving forward on significant capital improvement projects, including the reconstruction of Calder Plaza, according to its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020. Read More

Paintings of 'Rad American Women' are coming downtown

March 8, 2019
Portraits of female leaders will soon start popping up downtown. Read More

Grand Rapids bus stops getting $1.5M makeover

January 18, 2019
Grand Rapids is rolling out all the stops for public transit users. Read More

Grand Rapids reveals $40M River for All plans

November 2, 2018
Final plans have been revealed for $40 million in park developments around the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

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