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Lamp Light gears up for third annual music festival

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Lamplight Music Festival has expanded programming to include more workshops, over 40 artists and two additional house venues.

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Grand Rapids community printshop owner to speak at Free Radical

Submitted 10-21-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Free Radical Gallery will provide a space for dialogue about Grand Rapids art and the arts community.

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Software developers win contest for innovative snow plow app

Submitted 10-21-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

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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Local First to celebrate abundance with over 40 vendors at Fork Fest

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Fork Fest is the culmination of Local First's East Local Challenge. A $30 ticket buys food samples from over 40 local beverage producers, growers and restauranteurs.

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100 millionth pound of food distributed through Mobile Pantry program

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

The 16-year-old program has changed hunger relief in Michigan and across the country.

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What's on Tap: October 16-22

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NEWS

Enjoy more fall themed ales this week at local brewpubs. Raise money for Crash's Landing this Saturday at Founder's.

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Local brewing clubs join forces to raise awareness, camaraderie

Submitted 10-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This past weekend home brewers gathered in Midtown to brew beers focused on one secret ingredient. In six weeks a winning beer will be chosen for the public to enjoy at Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery.

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Dopapod album release tour to roll through The Stache

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

The Stache venue inside The Intersection hosts An Evening With Dopapod as the band prepares to release their new album, "Never Odd or Even."

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ArtPrize examined from a youth perspective

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Youth reporters from the Andy Angelo Press Club visited ArtPrize 2014 and reflect on their experience.

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Rockford Construction brings New Holland Brewing Company to West Side

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

New Holland Brewing Company is expanding to the west side of Grand Rapids. Headed by Rockford Construction, the development project will include residential and retail space as well.

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