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Proper Soda hops across country; expands sales to Canada, Australia

Submitted 08-26-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In little over a year, independent startup Proper Soda has reached far beyond West Michigan. They're making inroads to markets on the west coast, across the Pacific and north of the border.

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Community Media Center introduces new leader for media access project

Submitted 08-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jen Vander Heide joins the CMC as project coordinator for the new Elevating Voices project. Here she explains why media access matters- and why it matters to her.

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Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.

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Comedian Fortune Feimster to perform at Wealthy Theatre June 20

Submitted 06-18-2014 under NEWS

Last year’s sold out LaughFest comedian is back for a rare Grand Rapids show this Friday.

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Eastown first among four districts to host shop hops

Submitted 05-27-2014 under NEWS

Uptown businesses organize to host shop hops at four different districts during the month of June.

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Building place, one person at a time

Submitted 05-13-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Building place doesn't need to start with a dollar.

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Cook, Eat & Talk with OKT's cooking fabulous coach Saturday

Submitted 05-07-2014 under NONPROFITS

OKT's free May 10 Cook, Eat and Talk event taking place at 10 a.m., Sherman Street Church, 1000 Sherman St. SE. This month's menu includes root vegetable patties and savory collard greens over yellow grits.

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Local restaurants, businesses help The Rapidian thank investors

Submitted 04-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Over 28 local businesses and restaurants have donated gift certificates to The Rapidian to help us thank our investors. Donations of $25 and above qualify for receiving a gift certificate of the donor's choice

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OKT Urban Forester reveals secrets to eating from city's bounty

Submitted 04-22-2014 under NEWS

Laura Casaletto shares her knowledge of collecting free quality food from urban foraging. She'll be leading a free edible plant walk on April 22.

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CMC welcomes SiTE:LAB co-founder Tom Clinton as new Executive Director

Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tom Clinton has accepted a new role as the Executive Director of the Community Media Center. Clinton brings multiple strengths from past roles into his leadership of local community media.

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