Every summer in Grand Rapids, Michigan the world's largest inflatable water slide is built in the heart of downtown. At 500ft, this thing is...

Every city should have massive water slides on public streets!

in Grand Rapids, Michigan the world's largest inflatable water slide built in the heart of downtown.

Cancer Survivor’s River Horse Sculptures Symbolize Perseverance : Grand Rapids Michigan

Created by Richard Morse, Stick-to-it-ive-ness: Unwavering pertinacity; perseverance featured nine life-size horses made of dead apple trees making their way up the Grand River.

Meyer May House I (FL Wright) in grand rapids michigan meticulously restored by Steelcase.  I could rebuild this house on a slightly larger scale and live in it

Meyer May House is stylistically typical of Wright's Prairie houses, a two story, T-plan constructed of pale brick, with hip roofs and long broad eaves, art glass windows and skylights.

Stella's in Grand Rapids has the Best Burger in America according to GQ Magazine!

The Awesome Mitten (The Best Burger in America)

Stella’s Lounge will celebrate four years as one of Grand Rapids’ favorite watering holes on Thursday May 8 by offering its famous giant stuffed burg.

Monroe and Michigan 1950s and 2012

Some historic photos around the Grand Rapids area matched with ones from modern day. (click photos to enlarge) Michigan Ave.

WWII recruiting station for women war workers for Berkey & Gay Furniture Co., 20 North Division - June 7, 1944

WWII recruiting station for women war workers for Berkey & Gay Furniture Co.

Now Rosa Parks Circle

Now Rosa Parks Circle. Photo before the street was closed to pedestrian traffic only.

WWII recruiting station for women war workers for Berkey & Gay Furniture Co., 20 North Division - June 7, 1944

WWII recruiting station for women war workers for Berkey & Gay Furniture Co.

Gay House This house in Grand Rapids, Michigan was built in 1883 by George W. Gay, co-founder of the Berkey and Gay Furniture Company

Gay House This house in Grand Rapids, Michigan was built in 1883 by George W. Gay, co-founder of the Berkey and Gay Furniture Company

Gay House This house in Grand Rapids, Michigan was built in 1883 by George W. Gay, co-founder of the Berkey and Gay Furniture Company

Gay House This house in Grand Rapids, Michigan was built in 1883 by George W. Gay, co-founder of the Berkey and Gay Furniture Company

Ad for Grand Rapids Corset Co., 122 Monroe St - 1893

1893 Ad Woman Clothing Accessories Grand Rapids Corset Waist Michigan Vintage

Postcard showing the Berkey & Gay Furniture Co., Valley City Milling and the Bissell Carpet Sweeper Co. buildings - 1909

Postcard showing the Berkey & Gay Furniture Co., Valley City Milling and the Bissell Carpet Sweeper Co.

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