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Diners take advantage of sweet, savory deals as Restaurant Week continues

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The fourth annual Restaurant Week is underway in Grand Rapids, offering gourmet delicacies for a fraction of the regular price.


Eastown block party brings back memories for neighbor

Submitted 08-12-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Eastown Community Association board president Chad Systma reminisces about block parties past and indulges in the present.


Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.


Harmony's head brewer excited for expansion, new challenges on West Side

Submitted 08-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Benjamin Isbell, head brewer at Harmony Brewing, talks about the new opportunities to experiment with beer and expand their tap selections in the former Little Mexico.


Circle Theatre's upcoming production of "Spamalot" promises laughs

Submitted 08-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The musical derived from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" will be performed at Circle Theatre this August.


Beer tasting class to bring enthusiasts from tasting to fully experiencing beer

Submitted 08-01-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Ben Darcie, area renowned beer geek, talks about his journey from homebrewer to beer educator- and how he'll guide participants into that journey with him over the course of nine weeks.


Eastown to host annual Bizarre Bazaar this Saturday

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Eastown will celebrate local art and businesses at their annual Bizarre Bazaar event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday on Wealthy Street.


Can I help you?

Submitted 06-24-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Anthony Martin recounts his experience of racial prejudice in his own neighborhood of 17 years and offers some simple advice to passersby.


What's on Tap: June 19-22

Submitted 06-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Looking for a place to celebrate the Solstice? Don't forget to see what's going on at your local breweries!


Neighborhood butcher shop to open in Eastown

Submitted 06-10-2014 under NEWS

Brothers Aidan and Evan are bringing local flavor to Eastown with their soon to be opened meat market featuring Michigan products.