Real-estate blog Movoto names Grand Rapids No. 9 in 'America's 10 Most Exciting Mid-Sized Cities' list!

The 10 Most Exciting Mid-Sized Cities In America By Movoto Real Estate

Some of the criteria used was nightlife, live music venues, active life, and number of young residents. Grand Rapids actually passed Salt Lake City!

Unlike Fort Lauderdale, Grand Rapids is a name we honestly didn’t expect to see up here in the top 10, but the data doesn’t lie. The second-largest city in Michigan, it did best in nightlife (14th overall) and non-fast food dining (18th)."

-- Movoto

There is a typo on its site that said Grand Rapids scored 8. Let's call it a solid 8.5!