West Michigan News

June 28, 2011

When we ask young people how to make West Michigan a more welcoming and attractive place to live and work, and they tell us what they think – do we listen?  What steps are we are taking to make their ideas a reality in the region’s largest cities?

See the conversation that took place amoung West Michigan’s top leaders at the Quaeris Unconference!, “Attracting and Retaining Young Talent.
Category: featured, GrandRapids, Holland, Home, Muskegon, WestMichigan

June 14, 2011

Looking for a great summer travel deal? Then, you’ll want to check out our Pure Michigan one-tank trips to stretch your dollars to explore history, beaches, orchards, parks and attractions.
Category: Community, Culture, featured, Home, WestMichigan

June 03, 2011

Grand Rapids is made up of many persons.  Many persons who got together, one Sunday morning for 4 or 5 hours, and put together a little something very special to honor our city.  Because of that, ABC News, tonight, will be naming the Rob Bliss Lip Dub Video as its “Person Of The Week!” The Grand Rapids LipDub video put GR on the map once again!
Category: Community, featured, GrandRapids, Home

May 26, 2011
Led by Rob Bliss, a group of Michiganders got together to give a shout out to Grand Rapids for the world to see. In the process, they set a new world record.

Roger Ebert called this the greatest music video ever and there are reports that this is being shown in Spain, Germany and New Zeeland.

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Category: Arts, Arts&Culture, featured, GrandRapids, Home, Innovation

May 04, 2011
The Tulip Time Festival is a celebration of Dutch heritage and culture, a multi-generational event that has a little bit of something for everyone including; 3 amazing parades, multiple Dutch Dance performances, concerts, theatre, Dutch attractions, Dutch food, children’s events, trolley tours and so much more!
Category: Arts, Arts&Culture, Community, featured, Food, Holland, Home

May 06, 2010
The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival (affectionately called "The Gilmore") is a biennial celebration of music -- specifically, keyboard music. With recitals by internationally renowned classical and jazz pianists, and a contest that awards one of the most coveted prizes for up-and-coming pianists in the world, the Gilmore is one of West Michigan's cultural gems.
Category: Arts, Culture, featured, Home, Kalamazoo
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