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'Park Once' and get around downtown Grand Rapids

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Grand Rapids Economic Development Services Managing Director Kara Wood discusses the changes that have been made to our city’s parking and public transportation systems, in effect...

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Time to review GR Forward

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 07-21-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Downtown, everybody’s neighborhood, is changing and growing for the better- and Grand Rapidians right now have a unique opportunity to shape its future. GR Forward is a once-in-a-generation initiative to prepare a community plan and...

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Keep GR moving: Modern mobility strategy designed to build stronger city

by (Andy Guy)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The traffic congestion choking rival cities like Austin, Texas is no problem here in uber-accessible Grand Rapids. We cherish and celebrate the "get anywhere in 20-30 minutes" fact of West Michigan living. Our opportunity and...

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ArtPrize awheel

by (Veloise)

Submitted 09-29-2009 under OPINION

A few good reasons to see ArtPrize by bicycle Free parking wherever and whenever you want. Three square miles: too far to walk, too short to drive. No waiting for shuttle buses. You can stop and see each venue or installation. If there's a crowd,...

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Swan Song

by (Peg Treegarden)

Submitted 09-24-2009 under OPINION

During a stressful commute, a random act of kindness puts things in perspective when a swan is saved from certain death.

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