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In Season: August 23, 2014

Submitted 08-20-2014 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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Community Media Center introduces new leader for media access project

Submitted 08-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jen Vander Heide joins the CMC as project coordinator for the new Elevating Voices project. Here she explains why media access matters- and why it matters to her.

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Mario Alfaro: Helping youth in Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Mario Alfaro, Youth and Gang Specialist at Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, shares why he enjoys working with the Supporting Our Leaders program.

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Ricardo Martinez: Advocating for youth

Submitted 08-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Ricardo Martinez, Youth Advocate at Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, shares why he enjoys helping the youth get what they need to be successful.

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Brewery takes on grassroots cooperative business model

Submitted 08-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Board members Nick Lavelle and Joshua Smith of the High Five Co-op Brewery explain the idea of the co-op and exciting new things on the horizon.

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Last Movies in the Park to show double feature

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The final Movies in the Park will end in a double header featuring '90s favorites The Sandlot and Jurassic Park.

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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.

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Ramen shop to open on South Division

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

Tory O'Haire's newest culinary venture, The Bandit Queen, sets its sights on Asian noodle cuisine with a ramen shop and tea room next door to Propaganda Doughnuts.

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French pastry-inspired beer to see limited release in local stores

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant and Propaganda Doughnuts teamed up to create a pastry inspired ale. A very limited release will hit the shelves tomorrow.

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market awarded prestigious LEED Gold certification

Submitted 08-19-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

On August 6 the Grand Rapids Downtown Market was one of the first urban markets in the country to be awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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