Grand Rapids has turned up on a lot of Top 10 lists lately.  The latest?  It's putting GR at #9 on the list of cities with affordable healthcare. says GR residents live several years longer, on average, than half the nation's population and that the quality of our health-care is better than most cities a lot larger. They also talk about our fantastic downtown revitalization, our recreation opportunities, museums, craft brew destinations and more.

The say that area residents "residents spend 31 percent less on health-care costs than the average American. A total of 12 local hospitals, three of which hold national rankings, serve the Grand Rapids area. These hospitals compete for patients, which lowers medical expenses. Residents also benefit from a high number of primary care physicians and dentists."

It's good to be loved, isn't it?