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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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20 Monroe Live Is Looking To Hire 100+ People This Saturday

Good news if you’re hoping 2017 will bring you a new job opportunity! This Saturday brings a job fair with over 100 positions available, downtown...

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Apartments for the Middle Class Planned in Downtown Grand Rapids [Video]

There has been, and continues to be, a lot of construction for new apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids but for the most part they're either luxury apartments with a higher rent or apartments only available to low-income renters...

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Vote for Which Films will Play at Grand Rapids’ Movies in the Park 2017

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Movies in the Park Series returns in summer 2017!

What movies do you want see? Round one voting has started!

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Trespasser Spotted at the 20 Monroe Live Construction Site in Downtown Grand Rapids

We're going to need the world's smallest hard hat for this unlikely trespasser in Downtown GR.

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