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Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

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.

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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.

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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes

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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

We must remain vigilant about preventing lead poisoning in our community's children. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure - now, and in the future.

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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.

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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.

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Celebrate NeighborWoods month with tree plantings

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

There is still time left to get involved with tree plantings in celebration of NeighborWoods month, organized by Friends of Grand Rapids Parks.

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Mayor Heartwell addresses concerns of gentrification, bike lanes on City Connection

Submitted 10-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

Monday, Mayor Heartwell answered citizen questions about development on the West Side, bike lane enforcement and more.

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Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish - "Beer City USA"

Submitted 10-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids rocknroll band Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish shredded out a couple songs in the WYCE music library. This is one of those songs.

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ArtPrize Off The Beaten Path: The Mitten Brewing Company

Submitted 10-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The microbrewery and pizzeria attracts ArtPrize visitors to the West Side with a dozen artworks, craft beer and ArtPies.

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