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Renowned urbanist to kick off Speaker Series this Thursday

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS

On Thursday, November 20 at 6:30 p.m., the GR Forward Thinking Speaker Series will kick off with its first event, "Planning with Bold Vision" at Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD). This first of five events will feature Jennifer...

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GR Forward seeks public input about downtown, Grand River corridor

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

On Friday, October 17, GR Forward will host its first open house event in the CWD building at 50 Louis Street downtown. The event will begin at 4 p.m. and go until 8 p.m. with activities designed to garner feedback about the future of the Grand...

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Seeing positive reflections in Grand River planning

by (Wendy Ogilvie)

Submitted 09-11-2014 under OPINION

I love water. So I guess it’s not a surprise that once I came to Michigan I stayed. Water has been the focus of my work and play for over 20 years, with much of that on the mighty Grand River itself. When I moved to Grand Rapids in the 80...

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Why GR Forward: Preparing for smart, explosive growth takes citizen involvement

by (Mark Holzbach)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Forward, a comprehensive planning process in envisioning a holistic vision for our future, is being guided by a volunteer steering committee. As part of the outreach and education of GR Forward, steering committee members will be...

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