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  • Downtown
    Enjoy a huge range of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities, all within an easy, eye-catching 10-minute walk.
    West Side
    From tigers and coffee to meat markets and Mexican restaurants, the West Side is a fascinating mix of old-school and up-and-coming.
    Grit, growth and creativity characterize this downtown neighborhood, which boasts unique galleries, clever dining spots and many pleasant…
    Heritage Hill
    One of the nation’s top old-house neighborhoods – with 1,300 buildings dating back to 1844 – is just a five-minute walk from downtown.
    Medical Mile
    This world-class health-sciences corridor is spurring new retail and residential developments well beyond its namesake mile.
    North Quarter
    The city’s largest park, tiniest burger joint, oldest sweet shop and newest best-bar winner are just a few of the pleasures that await visitors.…
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.

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    News Releases from Area Organizations
    Festival of the Arts celebrates rich tradition and new additions in 2018

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 23, 2018 – Organizers and volunteers are working hard to prepare for the 49th annual Festival...

    May 23, 2018
    Grand Rapids to Welcome Multiple-Grammy Award Winner Bill Gaither & Gaither Vocal Band

    Grand Rapids — Multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host a spectacular evening of music, laughter and...

    May 22, 2018
    Museum School Students Create New Exhibit Revolution: The Story of America Opens This Month at GRPM

    Grand Rapids, MI – The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and Grand Rapids Public Museum School announced today a new...

    May 21, 2018
    JERRY SEINFELD DeVos Performance Hall

    Grand Rapids, MI – DeVos Performance Hall and JS Touring announced today that America’s premier comedian, Jerry...

    May 11, 2018
    Breakaway Music Festival Michigan Announces Initial Lineup featuring Odesza and Khalid

    (Grand Rapids, MI) - Today, MiEntertainment and Prime Social Group announce the highly antipicated lineup for the return...

    May 6, 2018