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Submitted 08-31-2014 under NEWS
[PHOTOS, VIDEOS] The first Mini Maker Faire opened on Saturday and continues on Sunday, August 31, from 11-5 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
Submitted 08-29-2014 under NONPROFITS
AJ Paschka will be taking the helm at WYCE radio this October. His experience with music, project management, experience design and event production will all help him serve our programmers and listeners well in this new role.
A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.
Chris Freeman, founder of EatGR, will ride to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank on October 4, 2014.
Submitted 08-28-2014 under NONPROFITS
Riveridge Produce Marketing celebrates 25 years in business by donating its first Ginger Gold apples of the season.
Lula Mahdi, a refugee in the Grand Rapids area, talks about how shy she was on the first day of school and plans for her future education.
Submitted 08-27-2014 under NONPROFITS
Over 20 Grand Rapids area breweries are teaming up with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks to raise money for their Urban Forest Project, an initiative to maximize the tree canopy in all parts of the city.
Submitted 08-27-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Round out your Labor Day weekend with a pour from a local brewpub.
Submitted 08-26-2014 under NONPROFITS
Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids are setting out to give local youth a chance to make a difference in their community.
Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS
Pinky, Queen of Cakes at Bakery 73 is bringing culinary to ArtPrize with her edible sculpture.
Submitted 08-26-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
In little over a year, independent startup Proper Soda has reached far beyond West Michigan. They're making inroads to markets on the west coast, across the Pacific and north of the border.
Gaia Cafe is closing its doors at the end of the month unless monies can be raised to change ownership to staff.
The GOSite pop up will continue to open its doors from Thursday through Saturday until September 13 in order to garner feedback from locals and visitors.
Avenue for the Arts will host its second professional development day on September 5, with conversation facilitated by Kevin Buist and Lisa Ambrose.
Submitted 08-26-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS
ArtPrize highlights for the rest of the world what locals already know: Grand Rapids art scene is a year round event.
Submitted 08-25-2014 under NONPROFITS
Feeling overwhelmed as a new parent or struggling with postpartum depression? MomsBloom can help.
Aug. 25 to Sept. 7, Live Love Michigan will donate 50 percent of proceeds to Food Bank.
Submitted 08-24-2014 under OPINION
Local hip hop artist, Kurtis Burke, known as KT Killin' Them or KT, opens for T-Pain August 26, set out to help change the face of hip hop.
Submitted 08-22-2014 under NONPROFITS
Join us for a fun 5K walk or run to support the life-saving work of The Grand Rapids Red Project. Come out and enjoy a beautiful stroll along the riverside, while supporting a great cause!
Submitted 08-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Rob Qualls and Paul Townsend Lamb talk about founding the Grand Rapids Homebrewers Club, their hopes for the future and what being a member is all about.
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