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In Season: November 1, 2014

Submitted 10-31-2014 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.

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Fork Fest Dishes Up Fall Flavors

Submitted 10-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Local First hosted the 4th Annual Fork Fest, spotlighting fall flavors from over 40 West Michigan vendors, farms and restaurants.

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Support local radio by donating to WYCE fund drive

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

It's that time of year for fund drives all across the state. Local radio WYCE will begin its campaign on Halloween and run for a week.

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Avenue for the Arts looks for permanent place to call home

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Local grass roots organization Avenue for the Arts has created a campaign to raise funds for a permanent space along the Division Avenue corridor.

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Eastown businesses to participate in Halloween walk

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Take the kids trick-or-treating in Eastown where local participating businesses will be handing out candy.

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Popular Detroit barbeque joint to expand operations to Downtown Market

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Slows Bar B Q will be expanding for the first time outside of Detroit to occupy the Downtown Market.

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Catalyst Radio: Aquinas Contemporary Writers Series features John D'Agata on Thurs., Oct. 30

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

For more than 15 years, the Contemporary Writers Series has been bringing notable authors to Grand Rapids.

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Getting connected

Submitted 10-28-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walkability moves beyond mere accessibility to pathways leading from point A to point B. Many factors that take into account the experience of traversing to a destination have to be accounted for. In other words, while the destination is the end goal it's the journey that makes it worthwhile.

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Catalyst Radio: Real Pirates exhibit at GRPM displays actual artifacts from 300 years ago

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum offers glimpses of a sunken slave ship taken by pirates in the 1700s, with its current exhibit Real Pirates.

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Jason Isbell - "Traveling Alone"

Submitted 10-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell stopped in to WYCE to share a couple acoustic songs. This is one of those songs.

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Scary good fun this weekend at the Grand Rapids Ballet

Submitted 10-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company’s production titled Halloween Spooktacular is a wonderful way to spend a weekend with the kids.

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What's on Tap: October 23-29

Submitted 10-23-2014 under NEWS

With fall in full swing in Grand Rapids, gather up some friends and head over to Grand Rapids Brewing Company and try the new stout on tap. Oatmeal Stout is also now available at Founder's Taproom.

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Wholesale food hub makes local ingredients more accessible to restaurants

Submitted 10-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Through FarmLink, Grand Rapids restaurants can showcase local food on their menus. FarmLink started three years ago with the goal of creating beneficial relationships between chefs and farmers.

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NPO Showcase: Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition

Submitted 10-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition serves as a voice for safer and more accessible bicycling of all kinds in our area.

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In Season: October 25, 2014

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.

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Free five week food justice class starts November 15

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Food Politics and the Food Justice Movement: Moving Forward, 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays Nov. 15, 22, Dec. 6, 13 & 20 at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton St. SE

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Lamp Light gears up for third annual music festival

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Lamplight Music Festival has expanded programming to include more workshops, over 40 artists and two additional house venues.

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Grand Rapids community printshop owner to speak at Free Radical

Submitted 10-21-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Free Radical Gallery will provide a space for dialogue about Grand Rapids art and the arts community.

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Software developers win contest for innovative snow plow app

Submitted 10-21-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A team of local software engineers have won the grand prize for Code Michigan 2014 with their snow plow data tracking application. The award of $15,000 will help the project move forward, yet much work remains to be done.

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Local First to celebrate abundance with over 40 vendors at Fork Fest

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Fork Fest is the culmination of Local First's East Local Challenge. A $30 ticket buys food samples from over 40 local beverage producers, growers and restauranteurs.

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