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Grand Rapid's North East Neighborhood

Catalyst Radio: Paschka's audio and community interests lead him to WYCE

Submitted 12-19-2014 under NEWS

After serving with two Grand Rapids arts organizations, AJ Paschka finds that being the new station manager of WYCE is a natural progression.


Dominican Center programming offers ways to simplify complexities of life

Submitted 12-17-2014 under OPINION

Life as we know it is changing rapidly and dramatically. In the relentless busyness of modern life, we have lost the rhythm between stillness and activity.


Gaming on board: party provider expands services with Ultimate Gaming Bus

Submitted 12-16-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Brian Mosby started his business three years ago by offering bounce houses and other party fun for young children. He's now expanding his services to include entertainment for older children and teens with a mobile gaming station equiped with up to 50 video games.


In Season: December 13, 2014

Submitted 12-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.


Coat drive to benefit area neighborhood, women's center

Submitted 12-09-2014 under NEWS

The Give+Love Coat Drive exists to facilitate and coordinate the distribution of outerwear to ensure that no woman or child goes without proper weather wear during the winter months in West Michigan.


Local history buff launches Tour GR, gains traction

Submitted 12-02-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Grand Rapidian Jim Winslow is moving forward with his startup Tour GR by gleaning stories from the area's past, offering guided tours of historic landmarks.


Mushrooms keep growing at The Urban Mushroom

Submitted 12-02-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Mary Ann Faulkner, new owner of the local purveyor of the indoor-grown mushrooms, has expanded farmers market sales and keeps her focus on education and serving her customers.


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.


In Season: November 29, 2014

Submitted 11-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.


Catalyst Radio: WMEAC working for environmental justice through IDEAL initiative

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NEWS

WMEAC’s aim with IDEAL is to broaden inclusion within the environmental movement that has historically had a more narrow reach.