Contact Us
grand rapids

grand rapids

Michael Flippo/ThinkStock
Michael Flippo/ThinkStock
[

Byron Center Survey Focuses on Racial Equity and Neighborhood Change

VoiceGR is an annual survey conducted by researchers at Grand Valley State University’s Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy.

Johnson Center at GVSU has announced that the VoiceGR survey is expanding to include surveys for Byron Center and Muskegon this year with an emphasis on questions focusing on racial equity and neighborhood change.

Read More

Coldwell Banker Ajs (Casc) via Realtor.com
Coldwell Banker Ajs (Casc) via Realtor.com
[

The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Grand Rapids That You Probably Can’t Afford

We all have dreams of winning the Powerball jackpot and buying a new, spacious home in a great area of town. Maybe with a view of a lake.

Well, if you've achieved the winning the Powerball dream, and you're looking for that home in Grand Rapids, we've found it - the most expensive home for sale in Grand Rapids. 

Read More

Yan Lev/ThinkStock
Yan Lev/ThinkStock
[

New GVSU Bicycle Repair Stations in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids bicyclists have a few more places to work on their bikes thanks to four new bicycle repair stations installed by Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids.

Read More

nyul/ThinkStock
nyul/ThinkStock
[

Tanger Outlets Reveals Map and Directory of New Grand Rapids Mall

West Michigan shoppers can start planning their first trip to Tanger Outlets in Byron Township.

Tanger Outlets has released a map and directory of the new mall.

Read More

Win McNamee/Getty Images
Win McNamee/Getty Images
[

King and Queen of the Netherlands Visit Grand Rapids [Photos]

The king and queen of the Netherlands, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, visited Grand Rapids today as part of their 3-day tour of the United States.

View a recap of today's visit.

Read More

Courtesy of Sundance Institute/Jakob Ihre
Courtesy of Sundance Institute/Jakob Ihre
[

‘The End of the Tour’ Releases First Trailer [Video]

The End of the Tour was filmed in Grand Rapids in 2014.

The movie is set for limited release on July 31, but it has already generated Oscar buzz at Sundance Film Festival and other premieres.

Today's trailer is the first look at The End of the Tour for the general public.

Read More

Photo Courtesy of Amway
Photo Courtesy of Amway
[

Amway Family Fireworks Return to Downtown Grand Rapids July 4th

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies on July 4 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

The 2015 event marks the fifth year of Amway’s title sponsorship of the annual fireworks display.

Read More

Downtown Market
Downtown Market
[

Outdoor Farmers Market Opens Saturday at Grand Rapids Downtown Market

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market opens the Outdoor Farmers Market for the third season this Saturday, May 23, at 9AM.

Read More

Pink Tie Guys
Pink Tie Guys
[

Pink Tie Guys Annual Fundraiser to Fight Breast Cancer is Thursday in Grand Rapids

The Pink Tie Guys is an exclusive group of men committed to raising awareness of how breast cancer impacts the total family.

The group meets once per year. This year's meeting is at Reserve Wine & Food in Grand Rapids on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. - Midnight.

Read More

Claudio Villa/Getty Images
Claudio Villa/Getty Images
[

West Michigan Schools Awarded for Being Prepared for Cardiac Emergencies

122 Michigan schools have been awarded the MI HEARTSafe School designation which recognizes schools that are prepared to respond to cardiac emergencies.

West Michigan schools recognized include schools in Belmont, Cedar Springs, Coopersville, Fennville, Grand Rapids, Rockford, Wyoming, and more.

Read More

Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott
Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott
[

Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry Night Is On Menu Thursday at The Bistro [Sponsored]

The Bistro at the Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott is celebrating medical and pharmaceutical professionals with a special Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry Night this Thursday.

Socialize with other medical and pharmaceutical professionals from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT Thursday (March 26) at The Bistro, 11 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids.

Read More

Matt Milhouse/Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse/Townsquare Media
[

SiTE:LAB Taking Over Three Acres in Grand Rapids for Rumsey Street Project [Video]

SiTE:LAB is an all-volunteer organization which creates temporary site-specific art. Its venues at ArtPrize have been award-winning.

Now, SiTE:LAB is set to begin a two-year project with the City of Grand Rapids and Habitat for Humanity of Kent County called the Rumsey Street Project.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for The River's Loyal Listeners Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The River's Loyal Listeners Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.