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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS
Lamplight Music Festival has expanded programming to include more workshops, over 40 artists and two additional house venues.
Submitted 10-21-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS
Free Radical Gallery will provide a space for dialogue about Grand Rapids art and the arts community.
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.
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.
Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses will be presenting the first annual awards ceremony in recognition of Black businesses making an impact on the local community.
The 16-year-old program has changed hunger relief in Michigan and across the country.
Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION
Osman Kahn's "House," an Artprize entry in the 3-D category and Top 20 finalist, will remain on display at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park until January 4, 2015.
Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes
Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS
We must remain vigilant about preventing lead poisoning in our community's children. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure - now, and in the future.
Submitted 10-17-2014 under NEWS
Enjoy more fall themed ales this week at local brewpubs. Raise money for Crash's Landing this Saturday at Founder's.
Submitted 10-16-2014 under NEWS
LSSM operates with a vision to build communities of service, promoting human dignity and advocating for equality and justice.
Submitted 10-15-2014 under NONPROFITS
Grand Valley State University has created a new Master's degree in Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership
Submitted 10-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
This past weekend home brewers gathered in Midtown to brew beers focused on one secret ingredient. In six weeks a winning beer will be chosen for the public to enjoy at Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery.
Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS
The Stache venue inside The Intersection hosts An Evening With Dopapod as the band prepares to release their new album, "Never Odd or Even."
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