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Acorn Studios sprouts creative collaboration in cooperative space

Submitted 07-29-2014 under NEWS

Acorn Studios has opened a creative space in Uptown that caters to a wide breadth of makers.


The Meanwhile Bar to host July Night Out for The Rapidian

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

On July 23, The Meanwhile Bar will host this month's Rapidian Night Out. Thirty percent of every drink purchase for the entire evening will go to support citizen journalism.


Institute for Global Education to celebrate Mandela Day with festivities

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NEWS

In honor of Nelson Mandela's legacy of peace, reconciliation and diversity, the IGE will be hosting two days of festivities at the Wealthy Street office.


Restaurant owner works to honor mother's legacy

Submitted 07-10-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

A year after restaurateur Marie Catrib passed away, her son Fouad Catrib is making sure the business she left behind continues to thrive.


Should we keep our trees?

Submitted 07-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Lee Mueller, Urban Forest Project Coordinator, highlights how Grand Rapids can protect our trees and reach our tree canopy goals.


Eat.Shop.Rock. final event to take over East Hills

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NEWS

The final of the four Eat.Shop.Rock events in Uptown will be held in the East Hills neighborhood on Cherry Street.


East Hills Council of Neighbors to unveil public space strategy

Submitted 06-17-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The East Hills Council of Neighbors will unveil how it is planning for people- instead of cars- when they present their public space strategy at a public meeting on Monday, June 23.


In support of shareable cities: residents and local leaders Paul and Rachel Lee support homesharing

Submitted 06-11-2014 under OPINION

Rachel Lee, leading the East Hills Council of Neighbors, and her brother Paul Lee, owner of three local businesses, share their letters to our City Commissioners about proposed legislation regarding homesharing in the city of Grand Rapids.


Group to ride bikes from Rockford to East Hills via White Pine Trail

Submitted 06-03-2014 under NEWS

Fly to the Coq, an annual group bike ride, will follow the White Pine Trail, starting at Rockford Brewing Company and ending up at Brewery Vivant.


Beyond hunger relief: Congress Elementary uses gardening to get kids excited about healthy food

Submitted 05-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Congress Elementary is moving beyond hunger relief to teach students a love of healthy food and the knowledge to grow it.