• Gazelle Sports coming to downtown Grand Rapids

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Gazelle Sports is one step closer to moving into downtown Grand Rapids.
    It took the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority about four minutes Wednesday morning to hear and approve a retail grant for Gazelle Sports. The company will get up to $67,000 in support to lease a storefront on Monroe Center between Ionia and Division avenues.
    Gazelle Sports says its new downtown store will offer running and athletic merchandise, programming and events, including free community runs/walks, injury prevention clinics, race training and fundraisers. The company says the new...
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  • Grand Rapids DDA OKs plan to bring public skating to Van Andel Arena

    Grand Rapids DDA OKs plan to bring public skating to Van Andel Arena

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The community may soon get to skate on the same ice as the Grand Rapids Griffins.
    On Wednesday morning, the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority approved shifting approximately $40,000 in funding for ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle to public ice skating at Van Andel Arena. The DDA also supported moving forward with a rental agreement for the arena.
    “Not only is it equipped with an existing rink, but it can allow maximum spacing for skaters,” Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. President and CEO Tim Kelley stated in a memo to the DDA.
    The Grand Rapids-Kent County...
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