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Local, national brewers to pour side by side at Summer Craft Beer Festival

Submitted 07-16-2014 under NEWS

Over 60 brewers from around the country will come together to showcase their mainstream and specialty brews for the people of Grand Rapids.

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John Ball Zoo unveils new tiger exhibit

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NEWS

This summer, visitors to the John Ball Zoo will have the chance to view a tiger exhibit for the first time since 2009.

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Discovering a city thriving with nature

Submitted 05-07-2014 under VOICES

One of the reasons I love living in Grand Rapids is because I can get the best of both worlds. If I want to get a little break from the city, I can easily go on a hike somewhere close. If I want to go on a bike ride, I can ride the Fred Meijer M-6 or Kent Trails, all within 10 miles from downtown.

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Custer to focus on building creativity on northwest side Habitat for Humanity house

Submitted 04-28-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This May, Custer will send 50 volunteers to help Habitat for Humanity build a house on the Northwest Side.

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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.

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West Side barbecue works to provide comfortable atmosphere, comfort food

Submitted 02-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Louie's Bar and Rocket Lounge looks to become Grand Rapids' barbecue staple while encouraging community input for the future.

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Local First awards leaders in community involvement

Submitted 01-29-2014 under NEWS

Community business nonprofit celebrates fourth annual award show with 616 Development, CityFlatsHotel, Spoonlickers, TerraTrike, Jamiel Robinson and Laurie Beard.

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Drop off your Christmas tree for free

Submitted 01-07-2014 under NEWS

From January 2 through the end of the month, residents can bring their Christmas trees to one of four city park locations for free disposal.

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Really Really Free Market July 7

Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The market will be at John Ball Zoo from 2 p.m. - 5p.m. Bring your items to give to others, or come to find items for free.

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Area GRIL alumni graduate from college

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NONPROFITS

Three of GRIL's graduates go on to graduate from Calvin College.

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