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Mob of Santa Clauses to take over Millennium Park, Dec. 6

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Go Santa Go 5K invites the community to dress up, brave the cold, and fight hunger.

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Grand Rapids Wine, Beer and Food Show showcases craft products, purveyors

Submitted 11-26-2014 under OPINION

This past weekend the seventh annual food and wine show captivated the attention of many West Michigan residents. Spanned over three days, guests could spend their time attending seminars, sampling local restaurant menus and tasting various beverages.

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Cosplay at Grand Rapids Comic Con explores media's final frontier: diversity

Submitted 11-25-2014 under OPINION

Civil rights took center stage at Grand Rapids Comic Con 2014 with Nichelle Nichols, the first woman to play a character who was not submissive to a man, and the first black woman in a position of power as Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek.

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Campaign to ban use of wild animals for entertainment heats up

Submitted 11-24-2014 under OPINION

End Circus Cruelty's campaign gathers at the City Commission meeting in large numbers, urging city leaders to pass an ordinance banning the use of wild animals in Grand Rapids.

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Wealthy Theatre adding earlier screening of "Pee Wee's Big Adventure," Nov. 25

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Occasionally there's a "family friendlier" title in the Meanwhile Movie Series lineup, like Tuesday's screening of "Pee Wee's Big Adventure," so we're adding an additional screening on Nov. 25 at 6 p.m.

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What's on Tap: November 20-26

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS

With the onslaught of snowfall, walk to your favorite local brewpub and fill up a growler to enjoy in your own home.

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Annual Food & Wine Show returns to downtown this weekend

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS

The seventh annual Grand Rapids Wine, Beer, and Food Festival occurs starts tonight at the DeVos Place Convention Center. Explore and taste some of the Midwests' best offerings in food, wine, beer and spirits.

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Grove, Green Well, Bistro Bella Vita invite guests to get "In the Spirit"

Submitted 11-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Essence Restaurant Group has created a cocktail recipe book in time for the holiday season, providing seasonally inspired beverages for all year round, with sales going to support two local causes.

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Catalyst Radio: Jazz & Justice concert Sat. Nov. 15 features Grupo Aye, Immigration Reform

Submitted 11-14-2014 under NEWS

Hope Church on Kalamazoo Avenue is presenting monthly concerts as conversation starters to support local artists while promoting discussion around issues that impact the local community.

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What's on Tap: November 13-19

Submitted 11-13-2014 under NEWS

As the weather cools down, warm yourself up at your favorite local brewery. Brush up on your trivia knowledge every Tuesday at The Mitten Brewing Co.

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