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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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DisArt meets Art.Downtown.

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

To build awareness around the Year of Arts + Access and the DisArt Festival, Art.Downtown. will showcase Disabled artists in several accessible locations.

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State economy loses $435 million to landfill

Submitted 02-23-2015 under NEWS

Due to a lack of community participation in recycling, the governor has developed a recycling initiative to increase residential recycling access statewide.

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#MyWin: Shelley Irwin

Submitted 02-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

WGVU Morning Show host, Shelley Irwin, talks about one of her wins in health and fitness.

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Curators take over: Non-traditional spaces on South Division

Submitted 02-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

A new workspace has been launched at 307 S. Division, with an open call for artists and curators to submit show proposals.

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The Right Place's economic outlook for West Michigan

Submitted 02-12-2015 under OPINION

The Right Place puts West Michigan on the map as a economic development hotspot.

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Dyer-Ives Competition looks to foster local poets

Submitted 02-12-2015 under NEWS

The contest is seeking out poems from all Kent County residents, from kindergarten students to adults, and is giving out cash prizes to winners.

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Green Drinks offers networking for environmental field

Submitted 02-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Green Drinks is an event hosted by WMEAC each month for people interested in the environmental field to network, exchange ideas and have casual conversation. The next Green Drinks will be held at Grand Rapids Brewing Company.

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Foodie Film Series to include food tastings, demonstrations, panel discussions

Submitted 02-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Downtown Market is bringing a food-based documentary series to their new selection of events this spring.

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