City Connection: Mayor Bliss to be Joined by John Gorney, Director of GR Department of Public Works

by (GRTV)

Submitted 01-04-2023 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, January 9, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will be in the GRTV studio for the January episode of City Connection. Mayor Bliss will be joined by John Gorney, the Director of the Grand Rapids Department of Public Works. Starla...

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Gerald Ford graffiti resurfaces for ArtPrize

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 10-01-2012 under OPINION

Grand Rapids’ resident Ford-promoting graffiti artist has emerged once again, but this time the art is sanctioned and is being protected as an ArtPrize entry. “Vandalism” is positioned on the side of The B.O.B. that faces Fulton...

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Gerald R. Ford graffiti remains, debate continues

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 04-24-2012 under OPINION

A few weeks ago a small outpouring of commentary surfaced with the appearance of three pieces of graffiti portraying former president and Grand Rapids native son, Gerald R. Ford on and around I-196. The most recognized of these portrays Ford as he...

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Yesterdog: A photo essay

by (devinlea2023)

Submitted 04-25-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Yesterdog is a place that attracts many kinds of people. From who the employees describe as "arrogant suits" to "drunken fools" to Janet Jackson, all types seems to find their way to the restaurant. They all have their own...

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[MIDTOWN] Upcoming winter events for Midtown neighbors!

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 01-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

Be on the lookout as Midtown Neighborhood Association staffers prepare residents for several upcoming activities.   Mapping Midtown: Graffiti and vacancies Street by street and door-to-door, our staffers are working to connect with you....

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[UPDATED] Christmas tidings of vandalism and anarchy for 5 local uptown businesses

by (George)

Submitted 12-25-2010 under NEWS

At least 5 businesses along Wealthy and Cherry Street were vandalized at around 5:00am Saturday morning. The Sparrows, The Winchester, The Meanwhile, The Greenwell and Richard App Gallery, all of which are locally-owned businesses, sustained varying...

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Artprize 2010: Chaotic Growth artist interview

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

"Chaotic Growth" is a collaborative project by the guys who painted the interior of Stella's Lounge.  This is a short interview of a couple of the guys involved in the project.

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Grand Rapids Painted in Secret

by (hipphop)

Submitted 01-10-2010 under OPINION

I drive by it everyday. Each time, I think, “I need to capture this before the trains move again.” For brief periods of time, a moving art gallery comes to Grand Rapids at the train yard alongside US-131. I keep putting it off – mostly because the...

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