Rosa Parks Circle

Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 18

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-18-2020 under NEWS

MHSAA moves Michigan high school football to spring The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) announced Friday it will move the 2020 fall football season to spring 2021, due to football's higher risk for spreading COVID-19. The move...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 4

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer strengthens enforcement of Michigan face covering, capacity orders Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive directive on Tuesday to ensure enforcement of her COVID-19 response orders, including Michigan's face covering requirement...

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Imagining a world where love is the way

by (shaykraley)

Submitted 06-05-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

It was a mere 51 years ago that Mildred and Richard Loving, an African American woman and white man, inadvertently and indelibly changed the landscape of love when they fought all the way to the Supreme Court for their right to be married. On June...

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'Light Up Downtown' this Friday with WYCE, City of Grand Rapids, DGRI

by (WYCE)

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

WYCE 88.1FM, West Michigan’s Community Radio Station, will be heard throughout the winter season in downtown Grand Rapids. This Friday, December 2, 2016 is the kickoff to the holiday season with “Light Up Downtown” taking place at...

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Join in viewings of ArtPrize Awards Ceremony

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 10-07-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Halfway through the last week of ArtPrize Seven, excitement is building to the final Awards Ceremony and the announcement of the winners of both the Juror and Public Vote prize winners. The ceremony will be held on Friday, October 9 at 8 p.m at the...

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Go Orange on WOOD TV with Feeding America West Michigan

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under

Feeding America West Michigan is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to be part of the live audience during the WOOD TV 8 ArtPrize broadcast on Monday, Sept. 28. Our organization will be featured throughout the broadcast. Members of the live...

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GRJazzFest returns to downtown Grand Rapids

by (JJ Kaufman)

Submitted 08-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On August 15 and 16, the GRJazzFest will make its fourth annual run at Rosa Parks Circle. West Michigan’s only free weekend-long jazz festival provides an authentic jazz experience while pulling together disparate corners of the community....

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Rosa Parks Circle to fill with broomball teams this Sunday

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and the Grand Rapids Sport and Social Club (GRSSC) will be hosting a broomball tournament in Rosa Parks Circle this Sunday, March 1 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The tournament will consist of 16 teams...

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Rosa Parks Circle gets icy, open to skaters

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under NEWS

Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids is flooded every winter to create an ice skating rink open for public use. The four seasons place-based public space has once again been transformed into an ice rink now through early March 2015 depending...

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Window Wonderland Competition to light up downtown for holiday season

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS

The Window Wonderland competition will begin its second year on November 13 as local art students partner with downtown businesses to create spectacular window displays over the holiday season. Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and Kendall...

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