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Grand Rapids' first Mini Maker Faire fills all three floors of Public Museum

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.

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CMC announces new station manager for WYCE radio

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.

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In Season: August 29, 2014

Submitted 08-29-2014 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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EatGR founder to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan

Submitted 08-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Chris Freeman, founder of EatGR, will ride to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank on October 4, 2014.

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First apples of season donated to Food Bank

Submitted 08-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

Riveridge Produce Marketing celebrates 25 years in business by donating its first Ginger Gold apples of the season.

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Story Matters: Lula Mahdi, shy at first, now has big plans for future

Submitted 08-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

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.

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Grand Rapids area breweries create tree-themed beer in support of urban forest

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.

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What's on Tap: August 28-September 3

Submitted 08-27-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Round out your Labor Day weekend with a pour from a local brewpub.

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New Youth Advisory Board forming in Grand Rapids

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.

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Pinky, Queen of Cakes, opens Bakery 73; takes on ArtPrize with edible entry

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

Pinky, Queen of Cakes at Bakery 73 is bringing culinary to ArtPrize with her edible sculpture.

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Proper Soda hops across country; expands sales to Canada, Australia

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.

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Gaia staff hope to raise funds, keep doors open

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

Gaia Cafe is closing its doors at the end of the month unless monies can be raised to change ownership to staff.

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GOSite Pop Up introductory site open to public

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

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.

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Avenue for the Arts to host professional development workshop

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

Avenue for the Arts will host its second professional development day on September 5, with conversation facilitated by Kevin Buist and Lisa Ambrose.

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Art in our own backyard

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.

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NPO Showcase: MomsBloom

Submitted 08-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeling overwhelmed as a new parent or struggling with postpartum depression? MomsBloom can help.

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Michigan startup debuts clothing line to support hunger relief

Submitted 08-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Aug. 25 to Sept. 7, Live Love Michigan will donate 50 percent of proceeds to Food Bank.

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KT Killin' Them: changing the direction of hip hop

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.

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Grand Rapids AIDS Walk + Run celebrates 22nd year, benefits The Grand Rapids Red Project

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!

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Homebrewing hobbyists collaborate to share ideas, experience

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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