GVL / Sara Carte
Rockford Construction works on Grand Valley’s new housing, Fulton Place, on Fulton Street West on Oct. 21. Fulton Place will be finished are ready for students to move in for the 2016-2017 school year.

Fulton Place housing set to open next fall

Beside the usual social and academic challenges students face in the midpoint of the semester, most must also tackle their future living situation. For students planning to live in downtown Grand Rapids, the new Fulton Place housing option is trying its best to bring students in while staying on schedule for its opening date.

GVL/Luke Holmes
This is a view overlooking the Grand River from behind the rest area on the north end of the Grand Ravines park.

Grand Ravines park renovates trails, dog park

On 42nd Avenue and Filmore street, past Campus View Apartments, the Ottawa County department of Parks and Recreation is in the process of opening the Grand Ravines park. This park is currently open to the general public, but renovations to the area will continue in coming weeks.