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Women in beer community to be celebrated at Downtown Market

Submitted 03-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Women of Craft Beer, a panel hosted by the Downtown Market, will address women's role in the beer industry.

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Fulton Street Farmers Market continues legacy as community gathering space

Submitted 03-03-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The event "Soup @ Fulton Street Farmers Market," coming up on March 21 during regular Market winter hours, is just one of many ways that community is built at our largest and oldest farmers market.

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Community matters for women entreprenuers in Grand Rapids: BoxedGR's Missy McCall

Submitted 03-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

A local business woman's love for Grand Rapids inspired her new company. To keep her going, she finds encouragement meeting with a community of women entrepreneurs.

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Author Darrin Doyle sheds light on latest book "The Dark Will End The Dark"

Submitted 03-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids native Darrin Doyle's latest book of short stories "The Dark Will End The Dark" to be released by Tortoise Books

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Dégagé Ministries to host event to benefit local women battling homelessness

Submitted 03-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The event will offer massages, hors d'oeuvres and caricatures, and give attendees ideas for what they can do to help women in crisis in Grand Rapids.

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Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success

Submitted 02-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.

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Nourish Organic Market expands with free delivery of food baskets

Submitted 02-24-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Nourish Organic Market, a small grocer that provides local and organic food, now offers free delivery for their Fresh For You food baskets as a way to make groceries more accessible and supporting local farmers easier.

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Restaurant opening brings new barbecue style to Grand Rapids

Submitted 02-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Friends by chance, business partners by choice: Two Scotts Barbecue wants to bring flavors of the south to Michigan with their restaurant.

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Chef Zack Sklar to open Social Kitchen & Bar at Downtown Market

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

The new restaurant, featuring a casual ambiance with refined comfort food, is expected to change with the seasons by utilizing vendors from our Farmers Market and indoor Market Hall. Watch for a grand opening at the end of the summer.

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Rosa Parks Circle to fill with broomball teams this Sunday

Submitted 02-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Sport and Social Club is hosting a tournament with the help of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., and 16 teams will compete in a double elimination series of the ice sport similar to hockey- but with brooms.

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