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Technology maven offers senior adults tips for Internet shopping, banking and more

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.


Proper Soda hops across country; expands sales to Canada, Australia

Submitted 08-26-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In little over a year, independent startup Proper Soda has reached far beyond West Michigan. They're making inroads to markets on the west coast, across the Pacific and north of the border.


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.


Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.


Story Matters: Jessica Blair compares life at Degage to her home in Heritage Hill

Submitted 07-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jessica Blair, a GRCC culinary student, was homeless for the first months in our city. She describes life in her first neighborhood on Division Avenue and life now, in an apartment in Heritage Hill.


Planned Parenthood Capital Campaign Shatters Goal

Submitted 04-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) announces the successful completion of its capital campaign, Standing Tall, with over $4 million raised! The special campaign is funding building renovations, technology upgrades, and an endowment fund.


Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.


Heritage Hill bed and breakfast creates "beer weekend" package

Submitted 02-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Peaches Bed and Breakfast has created a weekend package called "Sit. Stay. Beer." that offers a full slate of activities for visitors wanting to explore Grand Rapids' growing beer culture.


Local kombucha brewer stocks shelves in GR

Submitted 12-17-2013 under NEWS

Emily Helmus, owner of Bloom Ferments, has recently started selling her fermented teas to local vendors.


We're all in this together

Submitted 12-17-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Making purchases hyper-locally keeps revenue within a neighborhood and perpetuates the vitality of the community.