3 MARLEE:..WORK IS UNDERWAY IN GRAND RAPIDS TO BRING YOU A SECOND PLACE TO SKATE IN DOWNTOWN. 3 THIS SUMMER – IT PLAYED HOST TO MOVIES ON MONROE … AND NOW THAT SNOW IS FLYING, DOWNTOWN GRAND RAPIDS INC IS PUTTING AN ICE RINK UP AT 5-55 MONROE AVENUE.THE GROUP USUALLY PUTS THE RINK UP IN HEARTSIDE PARK, BUT MADE THE CHANGE TO MONROE THIS WINTER.KYLE:..AS LONG AS THE WEATHER COOPERATES – THEY SAY THE RINK SHOULD BE OPEN IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS.THERE WILL BE OPEN SKATING HOURS FROM NINE UNTIL NINE, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AND FROM NINE UNTIL 4 ON SUNDAYS, PLUS THERE ARE LEAGUES RUNNING DURING THE WEEK AT NIGHT.WE TALKED WITH D- G-R-I ABOUT THE DECISION TO PUT UP A SKATING RINK IN AN OLD PARKING LOT. 3 3 KIM VANDRIEL // DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SPACE MANAGEMENT DOWNTOWN GRAND RAPIDS INC 14:11:05 – 14:11:10WE JUST WANT TO SHOW UNDERUTILIZED SPACES CAN BE UTILITZED BY USING A LITTLE BIT OF IMAGINATION AND CREATIVITY. 3 MARLEE:..D-G-R-I SAYS IT HAS PLANS TO HOST OTHER EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE WINTER, INCLUDING A DISCO ON ICE.THEY WILL HAVE DETAILS ON THOSE EVENTS LATER THIS WINTER. 3 3 3 MARLEE:..

Grand Rapids getting 2nd ice rink for public skating
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