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Fire engulfs West Side apartments

Submitted 07-24-2014 under NEWS

A fire blazes tonight in the West Grand neighborhood, consuming apartments across from the Basilica of St. Adalbert at 4th and Davis.

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What's on Tap: July 24-July 30

Submitted 07-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

So many beers, so little time.

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BettySoo - "Last Night"

Submitted 07-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Songs from the Second Floor is a collection of the ephemeral performances that occur live on the air, in one take, on 88.1 WYCE. This video series is produced by GRTV in collaboration with WYCE and The Rapidian in order to capture and archive these rare moments.

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6.25 Paper Studio crafts custom wedding invitations, greeting cards

Submitted 07-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Abbey Fowler of 6.25 Paper Studio creates custom design pieces on Monroe Center. The shop offers crafting classes and hosts unique parties.

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Story Matters: Black Hills resident Kapriona Smith compares Grand Rapids to Detroit

Submitted 07-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Kapriona Smith just moved to Grand Rapids this spring, and says the economy alone makes it a great place to live. She talks about what it's like to live in her current neighborhood of Black Hills.

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Story Matters: Diana Dixon compares Brooklyn life to new life in Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Diana Dixon used to live in Brooklyn, New York. In this video she compares the two- and what it's like for her now when she goes back.

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Vendor Spotlight: George Wietor

Submitted 07-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Issue Press creates handprinted artist publications with clean, minimalist designs offering a collection of carefully curated artists. He talks about running an independent publishing house, favorite spots in Grand Rapids and what documentary you should be watching.

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Video production camps focus on debunking myths about masculinity

Submitted 07-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Community Media Center is offering animation and video production camps for students in August centered on the theme of masculine role models.

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What is a Clean Air Action Day?

Submitted 07-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Free Rides on Buses Are The Only Thing Good About Clean Air Action Days

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Slow it down, soak it in: Urban stormwater in Plaster Creek

Submitted 07-22-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Changing the methods of dealing with storm water is key to a long and arduous restoration of the Plaster Creek watershed. Raising community awareness about alternate ways to capture storm water is essential.

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