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Street Talk: Save the planet

Natural immersion.

September 20, 2019
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is upping the ante when it comes to sustainability. Read More

City adopts four-year strategic plan

Covering fiscal years 2020 to 2023, vision includes ‘the opportunity for a high quality of life for all.’

April 12, 2019
The Grand Rapids City Commission last week voted unanimously to adopt a four-year strategic plan for the city. The plan covers fiscal years 2020 to 2023 and includes the organization’s values, vision and mission. Read More

Honors college names mayor endowed chair

March 19, 2019
A local honors college has a new Frederik Meijer Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Read More

City reports $187M in new private investment

Commitments expected to generate $364,000 in city tax revenue.

February 15, 2019
The city of Grand Rapids’ Economic Development Department on Feb. 12 reported to the city’s Economic Development Project Team on the commitments from businesses that received approval for various city incentive programs during calendar year 2018. Read More

Forum stresses urgency of greener events in West Michigan

Experience GR, city leaders say creating a ‘sustainable events culture’ will draw more convention revenue.

January 4, 2019
A recent panel of leaders said fostering a safe, accessible and eco-friendly downtown should be top priority if Grand Rapids wants to grow its convention revenue. Read More

GR pilot establishes rental help

City, housing commission aims to help renters overcome housing barriers.

September 28, 2018
While the city of Grand Rapids irons out the kinks in Housing NOW!, the city, along with the Grand Rapids Housing Commission, are opening doors to hopeful, low-income renters by establishing a two-year pilot for a Rental Assistance Center. Read More

Street Talk: Well-being as a priority

Leadership leads.

September 21, 2018
Priority Health is working to help clients address overall well-being rather than wellness alone. Read More

Street Talk: Throwing some shade

Fiscal fitness.

September 14, 2018
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority has approved funding to Friends of Grand Rapids Parks in an effort to add 50 more trees to the downtown cityscape. Read More

Rich DeVos leaves a legacy of 'stewardship'

Family, community leaders say Amway co-founder used his wealth and knowledge for the betterment of Grand Rapids.

September 7, 2018
It would be hard to make it through a day in West Michigan without seeing evidence of Richard M. DeVos’ presence. Read More

GR joins national program

City is one of a dozen that will collaborate on improving residents’ economic opportunity.

August 31, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids will be one of 12 U.S. cities to join the National League of Cities in a pilot study to improve residents’ health and equity. Read More