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Eastown businesses to participate in Halloween walk

Eric Tank
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:30am

NEWS: Take the kids trick-or-treating in Eastown where local participating businesses will be handing out candy.

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Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:15am

PLACE-MATTERS: Walkability moves beyond mere accessibility to pathways leading from point A to point B. Many factors that take into account the experience of traversing to a destination have to be accounted for. In other words, while the destination is the end goal it's the journey that makes it worthwhile.

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Wholesale food hub makes local ingredients more accessible to restaurants

Caitlin Hoop
Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:22am

LOCAL LIFE: Through FarmLink, Grand Rapids restaurants can showcase local food on their menus. FarmLink started three years ago with the goal of creating beneficial relationships between chefs and farmers.

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Popular Detroit barbeque joint to expand operations to Downt...

Eric Tank
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:06am

NEWS: Slows Bar B Q will be expanding for the first time outside of Detroit to occupy the Downtown Market.


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Software developers win contest for innovative snow plow app

Eric Tank - 10/21

A team of local software engineers have won the grand prize for Code Michigan 2014 with their snow plow data tracking application. The award of $15,000 will help the project move forward, yet much work remains to be done.


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