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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes


Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

Submitted 10-02-2014 under OPINION

Suicide, along with violence between law enforcement and residents of the United States, is rapidly growing while tolerance is disappearing. Lives are being lost, destroyed and turned upside down while mentally ill people are falling into the cracks of our legal system.


"Bike the Foodscape" with OKT Saturday

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

“Bike the Foodscape” 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27 at G R Ford Academic Center. 2-mile bike tour with stops at ten educational destinations


Technology maven offers senior adults tips for Internet shopping, banking and more

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.


Diners take advantage of sweet, savory deals as Restaurant Week continues

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The fourth annual Restaurant Week is underway in Grand Rapids, offering gourmet delicacies for a fraction of the regular price.


Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.


Citizen foresters cultivate young trees, new skills at Martin Luther King Park

Submitted 06-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On June 17 Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, a local nonprofit, engaged local community in forestry training. It's a part of their Urban Forest Project, an initiative partnered by the city of Grand Rapids.


Hall Street bakery opens with dedicated gluten free kitchen

Submitted 02-11-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Wealthy Street Bakery owners have opened new Hall Street Bakery location that expands their regular offerings with the help of a separate gluten free kitchen, complete with its own HVAC system to avoid contamination.


Head to Uptown for the Holiday Shop Hop

Submitted 11-26-2013 under NEWS

Uptown Holiday Shop Hop includes four business districts with free connecting shuttle services.


Sietsema Orchards welcomes this year's harvest with variety, heirloom apples, success

Submitted 10-23-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

After losing crops in 2012, Sietsema Orchards makes 2013 a fruitful year with a combination of traditional and new.