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Grand Rapids breweries within walking distance of the convention center

Grand Rapids was first dubbed Beer City USA in 2012. Since then, its reputation, and the reason for it, has only grown....

Experience Grand Rapids
May 13, 2021
Looking for walkability? Try Grand Rapids

Downtown Grand Rapids is walkable – one of the top 14 walkable destinations in the U.S., according to a 2020 Trips to...

Experience Grand Rapids
April 21, 2021
Grand Rapids Holds Its First Safe Face to Face Meeting

Police chiefs from around the state of Michigan did something recently that most people haven't done in more than a...

Experience Grand Rapids
March 11, 2021
Investing in Grand Rapids is Key to a Strong West MI Economy

For decades, game changing building and revitalization projects driven by strong public-private partnerships have been...

Experience Grand Rapids
February 9, 2021
James Beard Award-Winning Chef Relocates to Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids food scene is now home to a James Beard award-winning chef as Paul Berglund assumes the executive chef...

Experience Grand Rapids
January 26, 2021