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Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION
It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.
Submitted 03-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Spoke Folks, Boston Square Community Bikes and the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition are all working to make biking accessible and safe in our city.
Submitted 03-24-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
The BarFly Ventures group of downtown bars, like Stella’s and Grand Rapids Brewing Company, are working to lower their impact on the earth- from decreasing all of their waste output to raising awareness about fracking.
Submitted 12-02-2014 under NEWS
Shopping local is the theme for the annual Uptown Shop Hop and always draws a large crowd during the holiday season.
Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS
Financially backed by Mars Hill Bible Church in cooperation with Arbor Circle, HQ plans to open its doors to homeless and runaway youth on December 1 in the Heritage Hill neighborhood.
Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks
Submitted 11-04-2014 under NONPROFITS
On Wednesday, November 12, join fellow photogs, novice and pro, in The Rapidian's Fall Photo Walk, then warm up while you support The Rapidian at our Night Out at the Cottage Bar.
Compared to non-voters, voters are more likely to volunteer, contact their elected officials and stay informed about local affairs. Here are four essential voting tools that will help you be prepared for the polls today.
Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION
Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes
Submitted 10-07-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
Three high school students from Grand Rapids Public Schools have been selected to to attend the APEC Finance Ministers Conference in Beijing this October.
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