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Ideas work here: starting big conversations in city planning

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Kristopher Larson, AICP Civic involvement knows many forms. On a daily basis, citizens choose whether to help shape their local laws and regulations by coloring completely the ovals adjacent to their preferred political representative,...

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A Watershed Moment: Restoration on the Grand

by (Scott Kaplan)

Submitted 06-14-2012 under NEWS

  There’s been a lot of talk in recent months about the Grand Rapids Whitewater group and their plans to build a whitewater kayaking park in the Grand River. This would require removing several dams – most notably the Fourth Street...

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Mayor Nods to “Rapids on the Grand”

by (Coffee)

Submitted 02-01-2010 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell included recommendations from Green Grand Rapids in his annual State of the City address on Saturday, January 30th.  Among several important, yet ho-hum initiatives listed in the address, such as “manage...

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