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Introducing: The First Annual Uptown Holiday Scavenger Hunt

By Dana Kroll, Uptown Marketing and Communications Specialist   Who loves a scavenger hunt? And not just any scavenger hunt. A HOLIDAY scavenger hunt. A hunt, for holiday elves…egregiously, obnoxiously,
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Uptown Grand Rapids Inc. Invites Public to Support Local with Brand New Holiday Scavenger Hunt

By Dana Kroll, Uptown Marketing and Communications Specialist   Grand Rapids, Friday, November 24, 2023:  Uptown Grand Rapids Inc. invites the public to a festive new way to support its
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Collaboration for a Cause: National Diaper Need Awareness Week

By Dana Kroll, Uptown Marketing and Communications Specialist The collaborative spirit is alive and well in Uptown Grand Rapids, and is a vital component in stoking the vibrant, connected, collective
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Permanent Pride-Themed Installations Completed In Eastown Grand Rapids

By Dana Kroll, Uptown Marketing and Communications Specialist Uptown Grand Rapids, Inc. announces the completion of three new permanent art installations in its Eastown Business District.   In celebration of Pride
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Two Uptown Grand Rapids Businesses Selected as MEDC ‘Match on Main’ Grant Recipients

By Dana Kroll, Uptown Marketing and Communications Specialist Uptown Grand Rapids, Inc. is pleased to announce that it, on behalf of two of its district’s small businesses, has been selected
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Uptown GR, Inc. to Add New Murals and Art Installations as Part of Initiative to Support Local Artists

:In celebration of its core mission to bring together people, partnerships, and possibilities to sustain a strong and vibrant urban district, Uptown Gr. Inc. has begun a continuation in its
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Uptown Tree Project Forges Powerful Partnership

A new nonprofit established in 2018, Uptown Grand Rapids Inc. seeks to sustain vibrant urban districts in Midtown, Fulton Heights, East Hills, Baxter, and Eastown. Its executive director, Ingrid Miller,
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Uptown Loves Bikes

Uptown Loves Cyclists!

Uptown loves cyclists! In addition to an array of bike racks located throughout the district and well-marked bike lines for safe traffic flow, Uptown offers its cyclists bike repair stations
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Uptown Grand Rapids Begins Façade Improvement Project

A new initiative was approved to provide compensation for a building improvement project. The Uptown Corridor Improvement Authority agreed to its first façade improvement project, at 969 Cherry St. SE,
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Cherry Park

Neighborhood Dream Realized – a Celebration of Cherry Park

By Rebekah Sanford, freelance writer, member of the Uptown GR Marketing Committee On November 5, Grand Rapidians donned their cold-weather gear, shuffled around the city to their respective polling locations
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