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Submitted 11-22-2014 under NONPROFITS
Local singer/songwriter Max Lockwood performs "See the Way" in the WYCE music library.
Local singer/songwriter Max Lockwood performs "Growth" in the WYCE music library.
Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS
Occasionally there's a "family friendlier" title in the Meanwhile Movie Series lineup - like Tuesday's screening of "Pee Wee's Big Adventure." As an experiment, Wealthy Theatre is adding an additional screening of "Pee Wee" on Nov. 25, at 6 p.m. in The Koning Micro-Cinema.
With the FoodCircles app, you can Buy One and Feed One in West Michigan.
Jania talks about how she imagines her teenage years and the choices she will have to make.
Submitted 11-20-2014 under NONPROFITS
Pamela Hamilton-Hull shares the principles taught to her at New Hope Baptist Church.
Thelma J. Pitmon talks about how music and choir attire has changed over the years at New Hope Baptist Church.
Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS
With the onslaught of snowfall, walk to your favorite local brewpub and fill up a growler to enjoy in your own home.
The seventh annual Grand Rapids Wine, Beer, and Food Festival occurs starts tonight at the DeVos Place Convention Center. Explore and taste some of the Midwests' best offerings in food, wine, beer and spirits.
Submitted 11-19-2014 under NONPROFITS
Lynda McDonald recalls Rev. Williams’ time at New Hope Baptist and his involvement with the mustache controversy at South High School.
Submitted 11-18-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Avenue continues to be a place where art is actively appreciated, and self-expression and critique are encouraged, and difficult problems are met with an eagerness for creative solutions.
Submitted 11-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Essence Restaurant Group has created a cocktail recipe book in time for the holiday season, providing seasonally inspired beverages for all year round, with sales going to support two local causes.
Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS
With craft distilleries making a splash in the local culinary and agro-tourism scene, Grand Traverse Distillery will set up shop in Grand Rapids' Downtown Market this holiday season.
GR Forward will host a series of five speaking engagements open to the public. The first, entitled "Planning with Bold Vision," will be lead by Jennifer Keesmaat, the Chief Planner for the City of Toronto.
Popular locale Tanglefoot Studios has been hosting its pop-up gallery show for more than two decades. This year marks 23 years of holiday shopping tradition.
Submitted 11-18-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
As Imagination Creations approaches ten years of business, owner Heather McGartland shares what it takes to be successful and sustainable as an independent shop keeper.
Submitted 11-18-2014 under NONPROFITS
Marvin Leon James talks about first coming to New Hope Baptist Church and his subsequent fifty-four years of membership.
Blanche Babers talks about teaching the 5th and 6th grade girls at New Hope Baptist Church.
Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS
Cora Lee Umphryes shares the importance of New Hope Baptist church in her life and the role seniors can play in the church.
Brenda Babers Taylor recalls her childhood experiences at New Hope Baptist Church.
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