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Popular Detroit barbeque joint to expand operations to Downtown Market

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Slows Bar B Q will be expanding for the first time outside of Detroit to occupy the Downtown Market.


Getting connected

Submitted 10-28-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walkability moves beyond mere accessibility to pathways leading from point A to point B. Many factors that take into account the experience of traversing to a destination have to be accounted for. In other words, while the destination is the end goal it's the journey that makes it worthwhile.


NPO Showcase: Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition

Submitted 10-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition serves as a voice for safer and more accessible bicycling of all kinds in our area.


Software developers win contest for innovative snow plow app

Submitted 10-21-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A team of local software engineers have won the grand prize for Code Michigan 2014 with their snow plow data tracking application. The award of $15,000 will help the project move forward, yet much work remains to be done.


Awards nominations being accepted for GRABB

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses will be presenting the first annual awards ceremony in recognition of Black businesses making an impact on the local community.


100 millionth pound of food distributed through Mobile Pantry program

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

The 16-year-old program has changed hunger relief in Michigan and across the country.


Catalyst Radio: Lutheran Social Services working for families, children, seniors

Submitted 10-16-2014 under NEWS

LSSM operates with a vision to build communities of service, promoting human dignity and advocating for equality and justice.


NPO Showcase: GVSU Master of Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

Submitted 10-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Valley State University has created a new Master's degree in Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership


Neighborhood Park Design Workshops planned over the next 4 weeks

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, are hosting design workshops for eight neighborhood parks.


Rockford Construction brings New Holland Brewing Company to West Side

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

New Holland Brewing Company is expanding to the west side of Grand Rapids. Headed by Rockford Construction, the development project will include residential and retail space as well.