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YUMMY! San Chez is Opening a Second Location in Downtown G.R.

By the end of the year, you'll have another restaurant to choose from in Downtown Grand Rapids. As if trying to decide where to eat downtown wasn't already hard enough with all the amazing options...

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What’s This Parking Trickery Happening Downtown Grand Rapids?

Man, the city is doing whatever to get money… or at least I hope it’s the city and not an elaborate scam since I haven’t seen any major news of these signs becoming a thing...

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Woman Dies After Falling From Downtown GR Parking Structure

Our station is downtown across from the GRAM in Grand Rapids, and when I arrived at the office on Saturday evening just after 5pm, I was met with GRPD, the fire department and an ambulance outside of the Louis-Campau parking garage...

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Grand Rapids Decides NOT To Ban Surface Parking Lots Downtown

THANK GOD!

Yeah, I said it in all caps because THANK GOD Grand Rapids won’t be banning new surface parking lots downtown now.

Late last year, the city released part of the GR Forward Plan which said that we should ban new surface parking lots...

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courtesy City of Grand Rapids
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Finally, They’re Going To Fix Michigan Street This Spring

It’s about time! Fox17 is reporting that Michigan Street in Downtown Grand Rapids could start getting fixed as early as next week!

If you’ve driven along Michigan Street, you’ve probably noticed it’s one of the WORST streets in West Michigan, well unless you’re also talking about 131 or M-6, but for the Van Andel Institute and all the medical centers to be located on Michigan, it’s surprising how bad of shape the road is in...

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Spend Valentine’s Day in Grand Rapids with these Fun Date Ideas!

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and if you're still trying to figure out plans, here's a guide to help you get started.

It doesn't matter if you're single, in a relationship or just looking for something different to do, a lot of places around Grand Rapids have something for everyone...

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‘Movies in the Park’ Will Cater More to Families This Summer

Starting this summer, Movies in the Park will have earlier show times.

The Downtown Development Authority approved a three-year contract with a Kentwood company that will provide a brighter screen which will allow for movies to start before it gets dark...

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The State of Downtown Grand Rapids in 2017 is Awesome

Just in case you need a reminder about how great downtown Grand Rapids is, here are some videos for you to enjoy. Including one that talks about the importance of the riverfront.

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Founders Wants to Put a Giant Flag on Top of its Building

Founders Brewing Company is requesting to put an American flag on top of its building to attract customers but it exceeds the city's zoning laws.

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McKay Tower Downtown Grand Rapids Wants Your Lighting Design

Have you ever looked at the McKay Tower in Downtown Grand Rapids, and wished you could pick the lighting display on top?

Now’s your chance...

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Elliott’s News is Closing in Downtown Grand Rapids

Elliott's News, a staple of downtown Grand Rapids for over forty years, will be closing its doors for good in January 2017.

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Ice Skating at Rosa Parks Circle Starts Friday!

We have officially entered the month of December and that means a bunch of winter activities to look forward to.

Ice skating is obviously one of the favorites and this Friday, 12/2, ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids will open for the season...

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