Grand Rapids Information

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL INFORMATION

 

Here you will find links to an assortment of information about the greater Grand Rapids metropolitan area.  Whether you're new to the area, or a life-long resident, the links here provide interesting and helpful information about the area.  Click on the categories listed below to access the links for each section.

 

Local Communities

Information about the Grand Rapids area

Tourism and Local Business Links

Shopping

Entertainment and Leisure

Culture and Museums

Education

Parks and Recreation

Sports and Fitness

Media

Transportation

Utilities (listed on the Website Links page)

 

 

 

Local Communities

 

Kent County

 

Kent County communities (with websites)

 

Cities

East Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids

Grandville

Kentwood

Rockford

Sparta

Walker

Wyoming

Townships

Ada

Algoma

Alpine

Caledonia

Cannon

Cascade

Courtland

Gaines

Grand Rapids

Plainfield

 

Ottawa County

 

Ottawa County communities (with websites)

 

Cities

Coopersville

Hudsonville

Townships

Allendale

Georgetown

Jamestown

Tallmadge

Wright

 

 

 

Information about the Grand Rapids areaGrand Rapids Information

 

Grand Rapids profile

Greater Grand Rapids.com

 

 

Tourism and Local Business Links

 

DeVos Place

Experience Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce

Michigan Festivals and Events Association

Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce

Travel Michigan

West Michigan Tourist Association

Wyoming–Kentwood Area Chamber of Commerce

 

 

Shopping

 

shopping centers and grocery stores and consumer products

 

Best Buy

Breton Village

Centerpointe Mall

D&W

Family Fare

Meijer

Rivertown Crossings

Target

Wal-Mart

Woodland Mall

 

specialty stores

 

furniture and items for the home

Art Van Furniture

Bassett Furniture

Bed Bath & Beyond

Design Quest

Home Depot

Lowe's

Menards

Pier 1 Imports

Pottery Barn

 

books and music

Barnes & Noble

Schuler Books and Music

 

pets

Pet Supplies “Plus”

PETCO

Grand Rapids Information

 

Entertainment and Leisure

 

Celebration! Cinema

Cinemark

The DeltaPlex

Dutch Village

Festival of the Arts

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Robinette’s Apple Haus & Gift Barn

Van Andel Arena

 

 

Culture and Museums

 

culture

 

Actors’ Theatre at Spectrum Theater

Broadway Theatre Guild

Circle Theatre

DeVos Performance Hall

Grand Rapids Ballet

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

Grand Rapids Symphony

Grand River Folk Arts Society

Opera Grand Rapids

River City Improv

 

museums

 

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum

Grand Rapids Art MuseumGrand Rapids Information

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

Grand Rapids Public Library 

Heritage Hill Historic District

John Ball Zoo

Public Museum of Grand Rapids

includes

Van Andel Museum

Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium

Voigt House Victorian Museum

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts

 

 

Education

 

colleges

 

Aquinas College

Calvin College

Davenport University

Ferris State University

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Valley State University

Hope College

Kendall College of Art and Design

Michigan State University

Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Grand Rapids Campus)

Western Michigan University

 

other

 

Van Andel Institute

Michigan Public Schools

Michigan Department of Education

The Internet Public Library

 

 

Parks and Recreation

 

Cannonsburg Ski Area

Grand Lady Riverboat

Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation

Millennium Park

Rails-to-Trails

 

 

Sports and Fitness

 

Berlin Raceway

Grand Rapids Griffins – hockey

Grand Rapids Rampage – football

Walker Ice and Fitness Center

West Michigan Whitecaps – baseball

 

 

MediaGrand Rapids Information

 

mlive.com

Advance               

On the Town

Grand Rapids Press

WGVU-35 – PBS

WOOD-TV 8 – NBC

WOTV-4 – ABC

WWMT-3 – CBS

WXMI-17 – Fox

WZZM-13 – ABC

 

 

Transportation

 

Amtrak

Gerald R. Ford International Airport

The Rapid

Taxi Cabs (no websites):

Calder City Taxi

616-454-8080

Veterans and Yellow Cab

459-4646

Port City Cab Company

616-243-5314

 


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