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Neighborhood Park Design Workshops planned over the next 4 weeks

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Phase I of the City of Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Master Plan process is underway. The Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, are hosting design workshops for eight neighborhood parks.

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Brewery Vivant to fight hunger Monday

Submitted 10-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Oct. 13, the brewery will donate 25 percent of all sales to Feeding America West Michigan.

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Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

Submitted 10-02-2014 under OPINION

Suicide, along with violence between law enforcement and residents of the United States, is rapidly growing while tolerance is disappearing. Lives are being lost, destroyed and turned upside down while mentally ill people are falling into the cracks of our legal system.

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East Hills to host second annual Kids Day

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NEWS

The second annual kids day at Congress Elementary will take place on Saturday, October 11 from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Local restaurants showcase Uptown pride with inaugural Taste of Uptown

Submitted 09-25-2014 under NEWS

From September 24-October 5 people can taste their way through Uptown with various dishes from participating local restaurants.

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"Bike the Foodscape" with OKT Saturday

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

“Bike the Foodscape” 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27 at G R Ford Academic Center. 2-mile bike tour with stops at ten educational destinations

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Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses sets precedent for minority neighborhood revitalization

Submitted 09-23-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Jamiel Robinson is on a mission: by fostering dialog and raising awareness he hopes to elevate the black business community to viable and sustainable heights.

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Brewery Vivant to take over Cherry Street at 4th annual beer fest

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

The popular East Hills brewpub will be throwing their annual Wood-Aged Beer Fest October 4, from 1-8 p.m. This years' festival will be the first to take place on Cherry Street directly in front of the brewery.

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Local zinesters organize first feminist film fest at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

The Bandit Zine will present the first ever film festival in Grand Rapids that focuses on feminine and gender issues.

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Cedar Tree Birth and Wellness Center boasts first baby born in suite

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NEWS

With the completion of the birthing suite on the second floor, Cedar Tree Birth and Wellness Center saw its first birth over the holiday weekend.

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