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East Hill resident seeks to increase female presence in bike culture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Bike enthusiast Johannah Jelks wants to bring more women into the Grand Rapids bike culture through her campaign, She Rides Her Own Way. The final product will help to link bikers, retail and nonprofits together through advocacy and promotions.

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Behind the scenes at the Downtown Market

Submitted 09-01-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Located in the Heartside Community, the Downtown Market has a deep commitment to the neighborhood and its residents. From food assistance to scholarships to free events, the Market aims to be a place where everyone feels welcome.

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Legacy of playing together

Submitted 08-28-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Symphony Musicians Association and the Grand Rapids Public Museum host a free concert.

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In Season: August 29, 2015

Submitted 08-28-2015 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.

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Teens liven downtown with mini murals

Submitted 08-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

Teens from WMCAT partner with Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. to create murals on utility boxes downtown.

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Artists Creating Together to offer The Five Senses of Art Education Day During ArtPrize Seven

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together will host an Education Day at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market on October 5.

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Terra GR's Restaurant Week fundraiser sends 2,000 meals to neighbors in need

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

The farm-to-table restaurant supported Feeding America West Michigan during Restaurant Week.

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Spreading the Woosah: one print at a time

Submitted 08-25-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Erica Lang, artist and founder of Woosah Apparel and Print Shop talks about the development of her art, business and new shop space on Division Avenue.

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Rowing club aims to sustain community fitness through programs for juniors, adults

Submitted 08-25-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Rowing Association’s assortment of courses gives people of all skill levels a means to improve physical and mental strength through rowing.

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East Hills to celebrate new Cherry Park

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NEWS

Cherry Park has a new splash plaza, community space, stage area and a redesigned layout to increase recreation and neighbor interactions.

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