Summer Celebration

Muskegon Summer Celebration kicks off June 29 and runs through July 10. Musical highlights include Los Lonely Boys, Gavin DeGraw, Brad Paisley, Smokey Robinson and Collective Soul. Catch the fireworks shows July 4th and the 10th in addition to shopping, art, food and fun all week long. Visit the GRNow Event Calendar for more information.

FreedomNet is Leading Grand Rapids Wireless Provider

As the Wireless Broadband initiative led by the City of Grand Rapids kicks off May 23, with several national companies competing for the contract to make the city wireless, only one is actually based in Grand Rapids. FreedomNet Solutions is the largest wireless provider in the area, is a full ISP offering connectivity to homes, businesses, housing developments and cities, […]

Fourth of July – Grand Rapids Style

by Dianna Stampfler Happy Birthday America! How will you and your family celebrate? Maybe you??????????????????ll head to 5/3 Ballpark and watch the West Michigan Whitecaps. take on the Clinton Lumberkings (July 2-3). Fireworks are on the schedule following both games. Or, maybe you??????????????????ll head to Ah-Nab-Awen Park for the Fourth of July Celebration, which gets underway at 3 p.m. with […]

Festival of the Arts Starts Friday

Festival of the Arts kicks off its 36th year this Friday at Noon at Calder Plaza. The free event has attracted nearly half a million visitors in the past and organizers are aiming for close to 600,000 attendees this weekend. Festival is completely supported by both non-profit organizations and 20,000 volunteers, making it the largest all-volunteer arts festival in the […]

Wireless Celebration Downtown May 23

The City of Grand Rapids will kick-off its Wireless Demonstration Project at Rosa Parks Circle Monday with attendance by community leaders, live music and free giveaways. At 1:30 pm, Mayor Heartwell will lead state and local representatives in the celebration and cable cutting, which will begin the process of making high-speed wireless internet available to Grand Rapids residents and visitors. […]

WI FI How To

Keith Baldi from WZZM 13 gives a tutorial on accessing a wireless network.

Now Get Grand Rapids Event Information on any Web-Enabled Mobile Device has teamed with Skyblocks to create the ability for site visitors to access Grand Rapids event and weather information on their mobile device. Simply point the mobile browser of your cell phone or wireless pda to It’s that easy to take the GrandRapidsLive WebCalendar wherever you go and access local information whenever you need it.

President’s Day 2005

In honor of President’s Day, we honor President Gerald R Ford, 38th President and graduate of East Grand Rapids High School.