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Marie Catribs serves sustainability

Submitted 02-10-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Marie Catrib's is environmentally conscious about the food they serve by choosing to buy local. Their building is gold LEED certified, designed and built by Bazzani Associates, a company that has created many sustainable buildings.


Temporary ice rinks to open in Wilcox, Cherry Parks

Submitted 01-20-2015 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is bringing back ice rinks for the winter season to two Uptown city parks for the second year in a row.


5th Annual WinterWest returns to GR's West Side with Crazy Cardboard Sled Race

Submitted 01-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Popular event on Grand Rapids’ West Side returns with an exciting twist


Building revitalization projects proposed for Wealthy Street

Submitted 01-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

East Hills residents heard proposals aimed to develop two lots on Wealthy Street SE, with a butcher shop and a mixed-used development plans to revitalize the lots at 1059 and 1106 Wealthy.


The Bad Plus to close WYCE's Live at Wealthy Theatre concert series

Submitted 12-02-2014 under NEWS

Jazz trio The Bad Plus will be the fourth in a series of concerts hosted by Wealthy Theatre, with proceeds going to support Pets for Vets West Michigan.


Uptown Holiday Shop Hop to kick off annual event

Submitted 12-02-2014 under NEWS

Shopping local is the theme for the annual Uptown Shop Hop and always draws a large crowd during the holiday season.


Beerhorst family to host annual Christmas art show

Submitted 11-25-2014 under NEWS

The first weekend of December the Beerhorst family will open the doors of their home to the public as they host their annual Christmas Art Show.


Grove, Green Well, Bistro Bella Vita invite guests to get "In the Spirit"

Submitted 11-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Essence Restaurant Group has created a cocktail recipe book in time for the holiday season, providing seasonally inspired beverages for all year round, with sales going to support two local causes.


Imagination Creations Hair & Vintage celebrates decade of success

Submitted 11-18-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

As Imagination Creations approaches ten years of business, owner Heather McGartland shares what it takes to be successful and sustainable as an independent shop keeper.


Neighborhood Park Planning provides glimpse at community priorities, demographics

Submitted 11-11-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As the Friends of GR Parks and the City of Grand Rapids' Parks and Recreation Department wraps up community design workshops for eight local parks, what are some trends we can learn from?