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Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

Restaurant opening brings new barbecue style to Grand Rapids

Submitted 02-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Friends by chance, business partners by choice: Two Scotts Barbecue wants to bring flavors of the south to Michigan with their restaurant.

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DisArt to train volunteers, staff on reporting about disability

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Leaders of the festival will be training volunteers and reporters on topics such as disability politics, best practices in terms of language and perceptions, stigmas and stereotypes. Join us for this free training on Thursday night to get ready to report well.

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Story Matters: Alex Bullock recalls neighborhood support on West Side

Submitted 02-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

Alex Bullock remembers the challenges he and others faced in his community and the ways in which neighbors cared for each other.

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Story Matters: Jackie Konyndyk describes changes in her West Side neighborhood

Submitted 02-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

Jackie Konyndyk talks about the stores that have left her neighborhood and what she would like to see for the future of her community.

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Story Matters: Kelli Kortman explains how she fell in love with West Side

Submitted 02-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Kelli Kortman shares how her experiences on the West Side have broadened her understanding of the world.

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Story Matters: Laura Mora shares thoughts about her NW neighborhood

Submitted 02-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Laura Mora reflects on her neighborhood and why she has chosen stay there.

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Story Matters: Roy Thorn reflects on living on West Side

Submitted 02-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Roy Thorn talks about the past and present in his West Side neighborhood.

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Story Matters: Rubi Garcia describes life since coming to USA

Submitted 02-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

Rubi Garcia talks about her experiences since coming to the United States and gives suggestions for how her neighborhood could be improved.

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Saltbreaker - "Russian Blanket"

Submitted 02-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids wordless/shoegaze music group Saltbreaker perform live in the WYCE library.

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Saltbreaker - "Summer Wool"

Submitted 02-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids wordless/shoegaze music group Saltbreaker perform live in the WYCE library.

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