Oh, Christmas Tree!

The City of Grand Rapids officially kicks off the holiday season Friday, Dec. 2 with the annual Christmas tree lighting.

Griffins Teddy Bear Toss on Friday

A Teddy Bear Toss takes place during Friday's home game against the Manitoba Moose, Nov. 25.

Turkey Trot seeks participants

The Grand Rapids Turkey Trot presented by Blue Care Network returns for its 30th year on Thursday, Nov. 24. 

The B.O.B. resurrected

Many Grand Rapidians were devastated when the Big Old Building, or the B.O.B., closed last December.
234 Market apartments Grand Rapids exterior

Report: GR rentals maintain below-average vacancy rate

A new report on vacancy rates underscores a competitive market for residential rental units in Grand Rapids.

Arbor Circle to cut ribbon on new courtyard

A nonprofit plans to celebrate a newly renovated outdoor space and mural. 

Commission Night Out meetings to return

City commission meetings will take to Grand Rapids neighborhoods once again.

Grand Rapids ranks among cities with best residential views

A new list highlighted Grand Rapids as a place to be for homes with the best views.

City to celebrate new outdoor fitness court

A collaboration between Priority Health and the city of Grand Rapids is bringing an outdoor fitness center to the city. 

Neighborhoods to host activities for National Night Out

Grand Rapids residents are invited to participate in a national community event.

Hammock grove, butterfly garden added to city park

A new recreational space in Grand Rapids offers a blend of nature, art and leisure.

Whole Foods to celebrate grand opening

A supermarket chain soon will open its doors in Kentwood.

Climbing walls now open at city park

Bouldering enthusiasts in Grand Rapids now can enjoy access to climbing within the city, thanks to a new installation.

Ocean fresh downtown

Real Seafood Company, 141 Lyon St. NW, opened in late May serving up “contemporary” seafood from across the globe.

City to host marketplace party

Grand Rapids will host a park party in celebration of this year’s neighborhood summit.

School of Rock hosts grand opening

A locally owned and operated music school is inviting the public to its grand opening. 

Ottawa Hills neighborhood hosts annual garden tour, celebrates centennial

A horticultural tour will return to a historic neighborhood this weekend.

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre hosts children’s learning program

A community theater launched a new education initiative. 

Accessible kayak launch opens at Riverside Park

Grand Rapids’ first accessible kayak and canoe launch now is available for use.

Grand Rapids Gold find new home

The local G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets found a new venue, following the closure of the DeltaPlex.




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