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Submitted 04-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Located on the corner of Plainfield and Leonard, the Choo Choo Grill allows visitors to indulge in classic cheeseburgers in a tight-knit environment.
Submitted 04-22-2014 under NONPROFITS
Over 28 local businesses and restaurants have donated gift certificates to The Rapidian to help us thank our investors. Donations of $25 and above qualify for receiving a gift certificate of the donor's choice
Submitted 04-19-2014 under NONPROFITS
Follow the story of Rapidian reporter Amy HInman, market director Melissa Harrington and locally-sourced restaurant owner Chef Chris Perkey as they work to make their city a better place. Build a stronger food economy, invest in your community: The Rapidian helps us make it possible.
Submitted 04-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
You may be celebrating at our Community Celebration on Friday evening but check out what's going on at local pubs for the rest of the weekend.
Submitted 04-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Hailing from the other side of the globe, Chef Roman Petrack of Kangaroo Kitchen and Catering has seen growing community involvement in his four years in the city.
Submitted 04-14-2014 under NONPROFITS
Follow the story of Rapidian reporter Mariah Kennedy as she inspires others to make their city a better place. Build a greener city, invest in your community: The Rapidian helps us make it possible.
Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Eco-chef, food justice activist and author, Bryant Terry will meet with community members for dialogue on food justice and a cooking demo from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday April 23 at LINC Gallery, 341 Hall St. SE in Grand Rapids.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under NEWS
This summer a new ice cream shop will open on Cherry Street in East Hills.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
The YMCA's Veggie Van travels throughout Grand Rapids Monday through Friday and sets up at a number of locations for people who have limited access to fresh produce.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
The Urban Mushroom is growing a hobby into a full offering of gourmet mushrooms through their CSA program and the farmers market. They also have sights set on creative non-edible uses for the magical mycelium.
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