04/03/2014 - RapidBlog: No groceries downtown GR? Think again.
Where do you buy groceries when you live in downtown Grand Rapids?
The question is simple, but the answer is not. If you're looking for a single, one-stop-shop, the truth is that right now, we just don't have one. Click the link below to read the article from Rapid Growth.
02/14/2014 - Wealthy Street Theater is Getting Some Sustainable Upgrades
Thanks to a $10,000 grant awarded by Wisconsin-based stage lighting manufacturer, Electronic Theatre Controls, Wealthy Theatre is closer to making that revolutionary leap with the ETC ION 2000 Lighting Console.
06/27/2013 - New Bike Map
Grand Rapids has a new cycling map! Check it out
03/01/2013 - "Health is the New Wealth"
"Health is the New Wealth" could be a saying, but it can also be a guiding principle as well as a mode of operation. In communities that choose to take action on this theory, positive results could emerge quickly. The City of Grand Rapids has a long tradition of innovation in sustainability. Mayor George Heartwell was most recently awarded the Climate Protection Award by the U.S. Conference of Mayors in June, 2012. Through his leadership, the city is showing that health of the planet and health of its citizens can go hand-in-hand.
01/09/2013 - Grand Rapids lands on national list of sustainable cities
Grand Rapids has landed on a national list of cities "Leading the Way in Sustainability." Click below to read the entire article.
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