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Grand Rapids' first Mini Maker Faire fills all three floors of Public Museum

Submitted 08-31-2014 under NEWS

[PHOTOS, VIDEOS] The first Mini Maker Faire opened on Saturday and continues on Sunday, August 31, from 11-5 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

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CMC announces new station manager for WYCE radio

Submitted 08-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

AJ Paschka will be taking the helm at WYCE radio this October. His experience with music, project management, experience design and event production will all help him serve our programmers and listeners well in this new role.

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In Season: August 29, 2014

Submitted 08-29-2014 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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EatGR founder to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan

Submitted 08-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Chris Freeman, founder of EatGR, will ride to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank on October 4, 2014.

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First apples of season donated to Food Bank

Submitted 08-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

Riveridge Produce Marketing celebrates 25 years in business by donating its first Ginger Gold apples of the season.

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Grand Rapids area breweries create tree-themed beer in support of urban forest

Submitted 08-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

Over 20 Grand Rapids area breweries are teaming up with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks to raise money for their Urban Forest Project, an initiative to maximize the tree canopy in all parts of the city.

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What's on Tap: August 28-September 3

Submitted 08-27-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Round out your Labor Day weekend with a pour from a local brewpub.

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Pinky, Queen of Cakes, opens Bakery 73; takes on ArtPrize with edible entry

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

Pinky, Queen of Cakes at Bakery 73 is bringing culinary to ArtPrize with her edible sculpture.

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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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Gaia staff hope to raise funds, keep doors open

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

Gaia Cafe is closing its doors at the end of the month unless monies can be raised to change ownership to staff.

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