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Heritage Hill

Community organizations work to improve bicycle accessibility for transportation

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.

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Downtown bars work toward sustainability with zero waste initiative

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.

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Uptown Holiday Shop Hop to kick off annual event

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.

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HQ to open runaway, homeless youth drop-in center

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.

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COVENANT VILLAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PRESENTS "HEALTHY BRAIN, HEALTHY MEMORY" WITH LINDA SASSER

Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks

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The Rapidian to host fall photowalk through Heritage Hill, Night Out at Cottage Bar

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.

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Election Day Toolbox: Be prepared for the voter's box today

Submitted 11-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

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.

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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

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Innovation Central students chosen to attend APEC summit in Beijing

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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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.

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