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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MDOT staff, public meeting to discuss future of US-131 and I-96

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NEWS

On Thursday March 6, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public meeting from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Rockford Construction Community Center. The meeting will focus on discussing the future reconstruction of US-131 and I-96...

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Public discussion provokes examination of social issues in Grand Rapids

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-28-2014 under NEWS

What are today’s urban successes, challenges and crisis? And what can individual citizens acting within their rights to urban space do to meet the challenges and crisis of today? Those questions were at the forefront of the “Right to the...

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Mayor braves "polar vortex" to answer citizen concerns

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-06-2014 under NEWS

Every month, the mayor is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, the mayor braved sub-zero temps and white-outs to continue the tradition. He answered questions like those posed by Chelsie Wyse...

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