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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes


Neighborhood Business Alliance to celebrate 25 years of economic development

Submitted 10-14-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 25th annual Neighborhood Business Awards will be presented by the Neighborhood Business Alliance on November 6 at Wealthy Theatre. Over 80 nominees across 14 different category are on the docket for this year's event.


Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

Submitted 10-02-2014 under OPINION

Suicide, along with violence between law enforcement and residents of the United States, is rapidly growing while tolerance is disappearing. Lives are being lost, destroyed and turned upside down while mentally ill people are falling into the cracks of our legal system.


Joan Osborne Acoustic Duo to perform at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NEWS

Osborne will perform at Wealthy Theatre on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Doors open at 7 p.m., showtime is 8 p.m.


Local restaurants showcase Uptown pride with inaugural Taste of Uptown

Submitted 09-25-2014 under NEWS

From September 24-October 5 people can taste their way through Uptown with various dishes from participating local restaurants.


"Bike the Foodscape" with OKT Saturday

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

“Bike the Foodscape” 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27 at G R Ford Academic Center. 2-mile bike tour with stops at ten educational destinations


Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses sets precedent for minority neighborhood revitalization

Submitted 09-23-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Jamiel Robinson is on a mission: by fostering dialog and raising awareness he hopes to elevate the black business community to viable and sustainable heights.


Local zinesters organize first feminist film fest at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

The Bandit Zine will present the first ever film festival in Grand Rapids that focuses on feminine and gender issues.


Technology maven offers senior adults tips for Internet shopping, banking and more

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.


Catalyst Radio: Ebony Road Players named beneficiary of Monday's WYCE@Wealthy Concert

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NEWS

The first performance of the new WYCE@Wealthy concert series features Malian musician Vieux Farka Toure, with donations going to Ebony Road Players.