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Submitted 04-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Tami VandenBerg believes that we all should have access to a great city. Her work at Well House as well as starting both The Meanwhile Bar and The Pyramid Scheme are all a part of making Grand Rapids great- for all.
Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Tom Clinton has accepted a new role as the Executive Director of the Community Media Center. Clinton brings multiple strengths from past roles into his leadership of local community media.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
The Urban Mushroom is growing a hobby into a full offering of gourmet mushrooms through their CSA program and the farmers market. They also have sights set on creative non-edible uses for the magical mycelium.
Submitted 04-07-2014 under NONPROFITS
Without financial investment from the community, The Rapidian would no longer be able to provide access to this platform of citizen journalism for our community.
Submitted 04-01-2014 under NEWS
Rockford Construction opened the Morton Hotel doors to the media to get an exclusive first look at rooms that haven't been seen in decades.
Accessibility, a convenient location and room to grow were three of the most important factors for West Michigan Cooperative (Co-op) leaders when searching for a space to call their own.
Submitted 04-01-2014 under NONPROFITS
Live. Love. Michigan. supports local nonprofits by designing and selling apparel.
Submitted 03-31-2014 under NONPROFITS
Fifth Third Bank Employees Conduct Mock Interviews with Ottawa Hills High School Students
Submitted 03-25-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS
Our vintage street market is now accepting applications for 2014 vendors. The market, appearing on the second Sunday of each month, will include vintage furniture, clothing, accessories, kitchen goods and home decor.
Submitted 03-21-2014 under NEWS
Since its 2013 launch of the mobile app that allows people to purchase a dish for $1, FoodCircles has provided 2,239 meals to children living in poverty.
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