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Last Movies in the Park to show double feature

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The final Movies in the Park will end in a double header featuring '90s favorites The Sandlot and Jurassic Park.

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Diners take advantage of sweet, savory deals as Restaurant Week continues

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The fourth annual Restaurant Week is underway in Grand Rapids, offering gourmet delicacies for a fraction of the regular price.

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Ramen shop to open on South Division

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

Tory O'Haire's newest culinary venture, The Bandit Queen, sets its sights on Asian noodle cuisine with a ramen shop and tea room next door to Propaganda Doughnuts.

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French pastry-inspired beer to see limited release in local stores

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant and Propaganda Doughnuts teamed up to create a pastry inspired ale. A very limited release will hit the shelves tomorrow.

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market awarded prestigious LEED Gold certification

Submitted 08-19-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

On August 6 the Grand Rapids Downtown Market was one of the first urban markets in the country to be awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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What's on Tap: August 14-20

Submitted 08-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Find your new favorite beer this weekend.

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Story Matters: Trudy Brenner knows son can do what he sets his mind to do

Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Trudy Brenner says the worst thing people say about her son Joe Brenner is "he can't do it." She explains in this video that he has proven that wrong time and time again.

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Story Matters: Chris Smit advises persons with new disabilities to reach out

Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Chris Smit, professor at Calvin College, likens becoming a person with a disability to being a traveler. Here he gives advice to those struggling with new disabilities and encourages them to keep fighting.

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Local videographer's Kala Project highlights beauty, strength in adversity

Submitted 08-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Kala Project, a Grand Rapids-based charitable organization, searches and shares stories with hopes to inspire those around them.

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UICA's "Collaboration" invites audience to collaborate with artists

Submitted 08-13-2014 under NEWS

UICA will feature installations that will have the audience collaborating to help create art.

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