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Submitted 06-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
Lisa Rose Starner has written a new book about food in Grand Rapids, full of the stories of the gardens, restaurants and movements behind the culinary revolution happening in our own area.
Submitted 06-19-2013 under NONPROFITS
This article is one in a series discussing bullying issues through artwork and words, through the eyes of a student.
Submitted 06-19-2013 under NEWS
Bisou Booking and Listen to the Mitten, a web-based music magazine that focuses on Michigan-based musicians, will be hosting four bands at Corner Record Shop in Grandville.
Submitted 06-19-2013 under OPINION
The UICA’s exhibit ‘Chroma’ engages and interacts with viewers, questioning beliefs and ideas about color.
Bringing their unique brand of blues inspired, psychedelic southern rock, Warren Haynes-led Gov't Mule showed concertgoers at Frederik Meijer Gardens that they are among the best touring bands in the country.
Submitted 06-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
As Michigan moves further into summer, more variety, flavors and produce are available at markets in the area.
Submitted 06-18-2013 under NONPROFITS
South End Community Outreach Ministries provides fun family event to kick off the summer season.
Submitted 06-18-2013 under OPINION
Rooftop Cocktails allows local fashionistas and creatives to mingle, while savoring food, cocktails, art and retail items this past Friday.
Submitted 06-18-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS
Eastown, Wealthy, East Hills and East Fulton Districts are to be vibrant and lively this Thursday during the Uptown Eat.Shop.Rock event.
Submitted 06-18-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
A new local organic business is creating healing concoctions through various forms of fermentation.
Submitted 06-17-2013 under OPINION
A spoiler free review of "Man of Steel."
Submitted 06-17-2013 under NONPROFITS
Songs from the Second Floor is a collection of the ephemeral performances that occur live on the air, in one take, on 88.1 WYCE. This video series is produced by GRTV in collaboration with WYCE and The Rapidian in order to capture and archive these rare moments.
Submitted 06-17-2013 under NEWS
The Parking Commission has voted to increase rates of on-street parking meters while rates in downtown ramps will stay the same.
Eastown Business District needs volunteers to help spruce things up on Friday afternoon before their big event, Bizarre Bazaar.
Submitted 06-16-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
The event at Ah-Nab-Awen Park will screen short films, with beer from New Belgium and food from The Organic Gypsy and Spoonlickers.
Submitted 06-14-2013 under NONPROFITS
Submitted 06-14-2013 under OPINION
The Local Feed on WYCE talks about preserving spinach for future use.
With construction and upgrades underway, much will be like it once was at historic Wealthy Theatre, restored to its original beauty over coming month. At the same time, much will be like it never was, as this cutting-edge venue continues to evolve.
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