Items Tagged with 'Downtown Alliance'


Downtown Alliance says adieu to staff

September 9, 2013
The Downtown Alliance will pay tribute to two longtime downtown advocates on Monday night — and then bid both a fond farewell. Read More

Downtown Alliance executive director departs

August 21, 2013
After a dozen years of serving as a successful downtown advocate and even becoming a reliable fixture in the district in her own right, Sharon Evoy is leaving her long-held position as executive director of the Downtown Alliance. Read More

The size of the DID board will grow

Another downtown organization will soon fade away.

August 16, 2013
As part of its transition into Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., the Downtown Improvement District is likely to increase its board membership this fall. Read More

Grandwich spreads downtown

July 22, 2013
Nearly 30 downtown and neighboring restaurants will create sandwiches to compete for the 2013 Grandwich title. Read More

New downtown entity takes shape

March 22, 2013
After at least a year in the making, it apparently won’t be long before Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. becomes the new organization for the Downtown Development Authority, Downtown Alliance and Downtown Improvement District. Read More

Downtown Alliance praises 13 award winners for investments

November 15, 2012
The Downtown Alliance named Derek Coppess as its Emerging Entrepreneur at its annual meeting Thursday. Coppess was one of 13 winners in the organization’s Making Downtown Great Awards, a bi-annual event that recognizes exceptional accomplishments from the ongoing investments that are being made in the district. Read More