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Women in beer community to be celebrated at Downtown Market

Submitted 03-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Women of Craft Beer, a panel hosted by the Downtown Market, will address women's role in the beer industry.

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#MyWin: Aaron Ofseyer

Submitted 03-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

WZZM13 meteorologist, Aaron Ofseyer,talks about one of his wins in health and fitness.

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DGRI to bring leading public space designer to Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-03-2015 under NEWS

Dan Biederman, who revived Bryant Park in New York City from an under-used unsafe public space to the most densely-used and widely-praised public park in the country, will be speaking at the GR Forward Thinking Speaker Series on March 12.

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Chef Zack Sklar to open Social Kitchen & Bar at Downtown Market

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

The new restaurant, featuring a casual ambiance with refined comfort food, is expected to change with the seasons by utilizing vendors from our Farmers Market and indoor Market Hall. Watch for a grand opening at the end of the summer.

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Rosa Parks Circle to fill with broomball teams this Sunday

Submitted 02-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Sport and Social Club is hosting a tournament with the help of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., and 16 teams will compete in a double elimination series of the ice sport similar to hockey- but with brooms.

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DisArt meets Art.Downtown.

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

To build awareness around the Year of Arts + Access and the DisArt Festival, Art.Downtown. will showcase Disabled artists in several accessible locations.

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State economy loses $435 million to landfill

Submitted 02-23-2015 under NEWS

Due to a lack of community participation in recycling, the governor has developed a recycling initiative to increase residential recycling access statewide.

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Curators take over: Non-traditional spaces on South Division

Submitted 02-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

A new workspace has been launched at 307 S. Division, with an open call for artists and curators to submit show proposals.

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The Right Place's economic outlook for West Michigan

Submitted 02-12-2015 under OPINION

The Right Place puts West Michigan on the map as a economic development hotspot.

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Dyer-Ives Competition looks to foster local poets

Submitted 02-12-2015 under NEWS

The contest is seeking out poems from all Kent County residents, from kindergarten students to adults, and is giving out cash prizes to winners.

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