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What's On Tap: April 17-23

Submitted 04-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

You may be celebrating at our Community Celebration on Friday evening but check out what's going on at local pubs for the rest of the weekend.


Grand Rapids Public Library going green with book, media swap

Submitted 04-16-2014 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Library is giving people a chance to share each other's resources at their Book and Media Swap, happening at two of their branches.


Renowned Chef Bryant Terry featured at OKT Women of Color Convening April 23

Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Eco-chef, food justice activist and author, Bryant Terry will meet with community members for dialogue on food justice and a cooking demo from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday April 23 at LINC Gallery, 341 Hall St. SE in Grand Rapids.


Mobile farmers market spreads access to locally grown food

Submitted 04-08-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The YMCA's Veggie Van travels throughout Grand Rapids Monday through Friday and sets up at a number of locations for people who have limited access to fresh produce.


Parks come alive in spring

Submitted 04-08-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Friends of GR Parks share their favorite parks to experience spring this year.


Our city's landscaping: does it have an effect on how we behave toward each other?

Submitted 04-07-2014 under OPINION

We all benefit from kindness. Let’s find a way to make all of our city a kinder place to live.


Do You Know What Jesus Really Said?

Submitted 04-07-2014 under NONPROFITS

As you explore the words of Jesus in Aramaic, you will have many surprises. You will see that it's almost like a "hidden gospel" that has been finally revealed.


Community Gardens Dot the Metro Grand Rapids Landscape

Submitted 04-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

As winter fades away and the days grow longer, many in West Michigan begin to think about gardening. And those without a space to garden in their own yard, look to community gardens.


What's On Tap: April 3-9

Submitted 04-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Lots of new brews are coming to your favorite taprooms! Check out the full list for this weekend.


West Michigan Cooperative sees growth, opportunities in new space on Michigan Avenue

Submitted 04-01-2014 under NEWS

Accessibility, a convenient location and room to grow were three of the most important factors for West Michigan Cooperative (Co-op) leaders when searching for a space to call their own.