Grand Rapids: Communications
Newspapers and Magazines
The Grand Rapids Press is the city's daily newspaper, appearing in the evening. Other newspapers circulating in the community include The Grand Rapids Times, targeted to African American community interests, and Grand Rapids Business Journal. Grand Rapids Magazine is a monthly publication that features articles of regional interest. Several special-interest magazines are also published in Grand Rapids; a number of them focus on religious topics.
Television and Radio
Six television stations broadcast in Grand Rapids—affiliates of PBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, UPN, and PAX. Twenty-three AM and FM radio stations are based in the city; several of them broadcast Christian inspirational programming, others broadcast sports, music, news, and information.
Media Information: The Grand Rapids Press, Booth Newspapers, Inc., 155 Michigan Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; telephone (616)459-1567. Grand Rapids Magazine, Gemini Publications, 549 Ottawa Ave. NW, Ste. 201, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; telephone (616)459-4545
Grand Rapids Online
De Vos Place. Available www.devosplace.org
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. Available www.grandrapids.org
Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Available www.grcvb.org
Grand Rapids Press. Available gr.mlive.com/grpress
Grand Rapids Public Library. Available at www.grpl.org
Bratt, James D., et al. Gathered at the River: Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Its People of Faith (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1993)
Ford, Gerald R., et al. Greater Grand Rapids: City that Works (Towery Publishing, 1998)
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