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The Best Instagram Photos From ArtPrize (So Far)

Here’s a cool look at some of the art around the city through the eyes of those walking around looking at it:

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A Popular Downtown Business is Returning to Grand Rapids

In January, downtown Grand Rapids lost a popular, and really needed business. If you work downtown, and ever needed something quick, like a snack, or cigarettes, candy, magazines, newspapers, whatever...you would go to Elliott's.

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New Skyscraper Construction Starts In Downtown Grand Rapids

Downtown Grand Rapids is booming! The city is growing at a pace that we haven't seen in a long time and that fact is even more evident as of yesterday when Orion Construction broke ground on two new towers...

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New Russo's location this summer (Google Street View)
New Russo's location this summer (Google Street View)
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Russo’s International Market Announces Downtown Grand Rapids Location

A brand new grocery store is coming to downtown Grand Rapids this summer!  Russo's International Market announced that they will be opening their second location at 241 W...

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Man Hit and Killed by Taxi After Trying to Rob Driver Downtown Grand Rapids [VIDEO]

Jefferson Avenue was closed for several hours downtown Grand Rapids early Thursday morning while police investigated.

According to WZZM-13, a man was hit and killed by a taxi cab after attempting to rob the driver. 

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Dumfries Farm Finishes Their Christmas Tree Harvest
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Should Grand Rapids Get an ‘Ugly’ Christmas Tree? [POLL]

It's hard to go anywhere without seeing an ugly Christmas sweater, now ugly Christmas trees are making their mark too.

Montreal is drawing thousands to the city after putting up an ugly Christmas tree.

Should Grand Rapids get its own ugly Christmas tree downtown?

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DeVos Place Expansion, New Hotel, Stadium Could be Coming to Downtown Grand Rapids

Expansion of DeVos Place Convention Center, a soccer stadium, and a new hotel are all projects being considered by Grand Action, a business-based nonprofit, responsible for Van Andel Arena, Civic Theatre, Downtown Market, and more.

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Burgeoning Craft Beer Industry Creates Niche Market For Limited Release Beers
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New Holland Brewing Co. Opening ‘The Knickerbocker’ Brewery Downtown This Thursday

Yet another iconic West Michigan brewery is building a location in Downtown Grand Rapids.  New Holland Brewing Co. is opening The Knickerbocker downtown this Thursday, September 15th...

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Grand Rapids Police to Add New Service Area to Better Cover Downtown

The GRPD is adding a fifth service area to better cover downtown Grand Rapids, Fox 17 reports.

Currently, the City of Grand Rapids is broken into four distinct Service Areas: North, South, East, and West.

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James Fruge' via YouTube
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Downtown Grand Rapids at Night

Just a peaceful video of our beautiful city.

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Grocery Store Proposed for Downtown Grand Rapids

I live pretty close to downtown Grand Rapids. Whenever I'm asked what downtown GR is lacking, I always say the same thing-- a grocery store!

Well, now it looks like one may be on the way. Kind of. From the sound of it, the new store proposed at 38 Commerce will have more options than what's currently available, but won't carry all the items one might seek on a full-on trip to the grocery store.

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YonkerMedia1 via YouTube
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360 View of Driving Through Downtown

When you're behind the wheel you have to focus on the road. You never really get a chance to enjoy the scenery, to stop and smell (view?) the roses. Well this YouTube video shot in down town and you can click and drag on the video to have a good look around beautiful downtown.

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