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East Hills

Cautionary signs foster well-being, unique identity of East Hills

Submitted 07-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

In an effort to improve the safety and recognition of his community, Eric Tank started making hand-crafted “Slow Down” signs for his neighbors. To date he's made 19 signs, and the movement has since spread to other communities in Grand Rapids.

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WMEAC co-founder inducted into Hall of Fame

Submitted 07-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Will Wolfe, co-founder of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council, has been inducted into the Legacy Circle of the Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame.

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Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Thelma Wells will share her remarkable story of rising above adversity through faith and prayer. In her tell-it-like-it-is style, she will inspire you, make you laugh, and leave you feeling loved.

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Healthy U Series: Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

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New pastry shop brings taste of France to Cherry Street

Submitted 07-07-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The newly opened Le Bon Macaron aims to create a unique, Parisian-styled experience through its food, drink and service.

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Take a fresh look at Uptown

Submitted 06-30-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walking through the Uptown business districts allows neighbors to see how much Eastown and its surrounding areas have changed and enjoy all that they have to offer.

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Uptown: Eat Shop Rock continues the fun every Thursday in June

Submitted 06-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

Uptown: Eat Shop Rock is an event that happens every June in the business districts that are within Uptown. Every Thursday, the designated district hosts free live music throughout the district, food and drink specials.

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Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

Submitted 06-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

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Our place, your voices: A place to start the conversation

Submitted 05-15-2015 under OPINION

My years living in Grand Rapids and getting involved in the community brought me to The Rapidian: first, with photos, then with a chance to help grow the conversations about this place.

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Palm oil plantations and deforestation; What we can do locally to help

Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION

It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.

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