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Latest Forum Posts | Grand Rapids

  • I-196 Downtown Bridge(s)
    Today, 04:54 PMby tSlaterin Grand Rapids(10Replies)
    The suspension bridges all sound nice, but I'm not sure it'll look as nice as envisioned.  Every example I see posted of a suspension bridge whenever this topic has come up throughout the past decade shows spans that are much longer...
  • Wolfang Puck Setting Up Shop in D-Town GR
    Today, 04:21 PMby GRDadof3in Grand Rapids(8Replies)
    This is what the Press said last year: Bentham's will close around late February. The new eateries are scheduled to open in the fall of 2015.   I know, lighthousedave had asked about it another post (I believe) so I checked...
  • MSU Biomedical Research Campus
    Today, 04:15 PMby GRDadof3in Grand Rapids(170Replies)
    I wasn't able to get pictures, so the Press did! Probably saw my post.   http://www.mlive.com..._at_former.html   See, it's built like a tank!  
  • I-196 Downtown Bridge(s)
    Today, 03:05 PMby ironyisadeadscenein Grand Rapids(10Replies)
        A miniature of the Millau Viaduct in France.  Connect the top of the hill by Spectrum Health with the top of the hill near the Lake Michigan Drive exit.  Yes, connecting to 131 might present issues but I'm sure...
  • MSU Biomedical Research Campus
    Today, 01:13 PMby GRDadof3in Grand Rapids(170Replies)
    Fences are up, Pitsch demolition is on site. Here we go. Will be fascinating to watch such a strange building be brought down. I've been throughout the building and it seems like it's built like a tank.
  • $180 Million casino heats up in Fruitport Township
    Today, 12:13 PMby wingbertin Grand Rapids(9Replies)
    I agree on both points. From a business perspective, I have to imagine this is worrisome to Little River Casino in Manistee.   Joe   Hmmm, so the tribes go from being hosed by the US Government to hosing each other.  E...
  • I-196 Downtown Bridge(s)
    Today, 12:06 PMby wingbertin Grand Rapids(10Replies)
        A miniature of the Millau Viaduct in France.  Connect the top of the hill by Spectrum Health with the top of the hill near the Lake Michigan Drive exit.  Yes, connecting to 131 might present issues but I'm sure s...
  • I-196 Downtown Bridge(s)
    Today, 11:41 AMby GRDadof3in Grand Rapids(10Replies)
    Mdot has been getting more creative. The new m-21 bridge over the grand river in Ada has an attached bike path and decorative elements. They may ask for local funds to help offset.
  • 345 State St
    Today, 11:31 AMby GR_Urbanistin Grand Rapids(68Replies)
    Looks like the exterior of the main building is almost done. Amazing considering what these guys had to work in! I kind of miss the bright color of the new addition before they put the matching brick up, but it is still a great imposing...
  • Wolfang Puck Setting Up Shop in D-Town GR
    Today, 11:11 AMby mpchicagoin Grand Rapids(8Replies)
    Bentham's is now off the "menu" of restaurants in the AGP. Anyone been in the hotel recently to see if it's closed?   http://amwaygrand.com/dining/benthams   This is what the Press said last year: Bentham's will close...
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