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Grand Rapid's Heartside-Downtown

Avenue for the Arts looks for permanent place to call home

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Local grass roots organization Avenue for the Arts has created a campaign to raise funds for a permanent space along the Division Avenue corridor.

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Popular Detroit barbeque joint to expand operations to Downtown Market

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Slows Bar B Q will be expanding for the first time outside of Detroit to occupy the Downtown Market.

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Getting connected

Submitted 10-28-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walkability moves beyond mere accessibility to pathways leading from point A to point B. Many factors that take into account the experience of traversing to a destination have to be accounted for. In other words, while the destination is the end goal it's the journey that makes it worthwhile.

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Catalyst Radio: Real Pirates exhibit at GRPM displays actual artifacts from 300 years ago

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum offers glimpses of a sunken slave ship taken by pirates in the 1700s, with its current exhibit Real Pirates.

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Scary good fun this weekend at the Grand Rapids Ballet

Submitted 10-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company’s production titled Halloween Spooktacular is a wonderful way to spend a weekend with the kids.

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What's on Tap: October 23-29

Submitted 10-23-2014 under NEWS

With fall in full swing in Grand Rapids, gather up some friends and head over to Grand Rapids Brewing Company and try the new stout on tap. Oatmeal Stout is also now available at Founder's Taproom.

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Grand Rapids community printshop owner to speak at Free Radical

Submitted 10-21-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Free Radical Gallery will provide a space for dialogue about Grand Rapids art and the arts community.

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Software developers win contest for innovative snow plow app

Submitted 10-21-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A team of local software engineers have won the grand prize for Code Michigan 2014 with their snow plow data tracking application. The award of $15,000 will help the project move forward, yet much work remains to be done.

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Awards nominations being accepted for GRABB

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses will be presenting the first annual awards ceremony in recognition of Black businesses making an impact on the local community.

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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes

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