Where are the nearest grocery stores?

  • Lucky’s Downtown Market
  • Duthler’s Family Foods
  • Grand Central Market and Deli
  • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Just a short drive from downtown Grand Rapids, there are several larger grocery stores such as Walmart, Meijer and Target – Located just north of the city

 

What is parking like downtown?

Most condominiums have their own form of parking.

Downtown Grand Rapids has many parking ramps scattered throughout the city.

Parking Meters are in operation each day except Sundays and City of Grand Rapids observed holidays and where parking meters are marked as enforced by posted signs.

City of Grand Rapids observed holidays are:  New Years’ Day, Martin Luther King Jr Birthday, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

Parking meters on Monroe Center and most other locations are enforced Monday through Saturday from 8 am until 6 pm.

Electric vehicle stations (parking meters) are enforced 24 hours per day – 7 days per week.

 

How walkable of a city is GR?

The downtown Grand Rapids area is a very walkable, safe place to live.

 

What is there to do in Grand Rapids?

There is never a day in Grand Rapids where there isn’t something going on. Musicals, plays, symphonies, ballets and festivals and several free events/concerts occur year-round.

Grand Rapids was recently named Beer City USA, therefore you can expect that there are loads of restaurants, bars and nightclubs for a fun night out with friends.

 

How many parks are there?

Grand Rapids is dotted with parks! Want to beat the Winter blues? Head over to Rosa Parks Circle for ice skating. Or check out the many events and free concerts help there in the summertime. Maybe take a stroll along the Grand River in Canal Park or relax after a day at John Ball Park. From watching sunsets at Belknap and Look-Out Park, to throwing the Frisbee or soaking up the view at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. There are plenty of places to stretch your legs in Grand Rapids.