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List of Roads Closed and Parking Meters Unavailable During Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts is Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 in downtown Grand Rapids.

Thousands will enjoy music, food and the arts this weekend, but Festival also brings multiple road closings in Grand Rapids.

See when and where roads will be closed and parking will be restricted this weekend in Grand Rapids.

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Michigan High School Football Finals – Schedule, Tickets, Parking, TV and More

Lowell, Zeeland West, West Catholic and Muskegon Catholic Central will play for a football state championship at Ford Field in Detroit this weekend!

View the schedule, get ticket information, see where to watch on TV, and more.

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Parking at ArtPrize

Over 440,000 people visited ArtPrize in 2014. ArtPrize helps to make navigating the crowds easier with options for those traveling by bike or bus, but alternative transportation is not always an option.

Check our guide to parking in Grand Rapids during ArtPrize.

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Artem Portnoy/ThinkStock
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Where to Park for the Amway Family Fireworks in Downtown Grand Rapids [Maps]

Coming downtown on July 4th doesn't have to be scary! There are lots of places to park, and here's a helpful guide on where they are, and a map to help you find them!

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Grand Rapids’ Odd/Even Parking Enforcement to Begin November 1

The City of Grand Rapids and the Grand Rapids Police Department announced Thursday that they will begin enforcing Odd/Even Parking rules on November 1. The enforcement will last until April 1, 2015.

This enforcement does not apply to all streets in Grand Rapids.

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ArtPrize 2014: ArtPrize Offers Free Bicycle Valet Parking

Tens of thousands of people are expected to visit downtown Grand Rapids to tour ArtPrize exhibits duration of the competition. That makes finding a place to park a vehicle a little bit difficult at times, even if it's only a bicycle.

But this year ArtPrize has an option for bikes. Valet parking.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock
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Grand Rapids Listed Among Cities with ‘Awful Parking’

Is Grand Rapids a victim of poor parking planning?

Some people think so.

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lincolnblues, flickr
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Parking At ArtPrize – ArtPrize Spotlight 2013

ArtPrize brings a lot of excitement to Grand Rapids!

ArtPrize also brings a lot of cars.

Read our guide to parking at ArtPrize 2013.

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smitty42, flickr
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Park Free At Grand Rapids Parking Ramps Through December 31, 2012

Eight downtown Grand Rapids parking ramps have joined with 24 Grand Rapids businesses to provide free parking through December 31, 2012.

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johne777, Flickr
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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Parking And Transportation

Visiting ArtPrize is fun, but the crowds and traffic can be a lot to deal with.  Knowing where to go and how to get around town can help maximize the time you spend downtown at ArtPrize.

View our guide to parking and transportation and make the most of ArtPrize 2012.

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$1,000,000 for a Parking Place?

Parking in downtown Grand Rapids isn't really tough at all.  Especially for us downtown workers.  We're used to it, and the cost.

Now I know there are a lot of folks who think downtown is a scary place, too many people, maybe congested, and it has the horror of having to pay for parking.

Come on...it's not that bad, and, it's very affordable especially when you compare it to other cities, aka Large cities.

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Should Parking Be Free At Celebration Cinema Downtown Grand Rapids?

I hadn't thought about parking much but when I was on mlive.com this morning the headline caught my eye.  Lots of people who live in the downtown Grand Rapids area were pretty excited to learn about the potential of Celebration Cinema opening up a movie theater and entertainment venue on Ionia just south of the Van Andel Arena...

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