The Michigan Chapter of the Congress for New Urbanism is unveiling its meetup series in Grand Rapids this week. The meetups are a networking and educational opportunity for people passionate about the built environment.
The West Michigan Meetup will be held on Wednesday, October 10th in Grand Rapids beginning at 7 pm at the Harmony Brewing Company located at 1551 Lake Drive, SE. Lee Hardy, Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College will be the featured speaker presenting on bicycling in Amsterdam.
MiCNU has been holding similar Meetups in Lansing and Birmingham since 2010. For more information on MiCNU visit their facebook page. For more information on how various organizations such as the League are working together with the state of Michigan to further place-based strategies, visit miplace.org.
Arnold Weinfeld is Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at 517-908-0304 or by e-mail