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Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Amway is sponsoring free admission to five museums on Sunday, April 26.
Submitted 04-07-2015 under NONPROFITS
“We have to have creation and its care at the center of our gospel to the poor, or we’re living a lie.”
Submitted 02-27-2015 under NONPROFITS
In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.
Submitted 01-20-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Downtown Market is making education a major theme for the coming year and will be offering documentary screenings, gardening classes, meal preparation classes and yoga.
Submitted 11-04-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS
The public feedback gathered during the Pop Up phase helped create a more informed human-centered design
Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS
Grand Rapids Public Museum offers glimpses of a sunken slave ship taken by pirates in the 1700s, with its current exhibit Real Pirates.
Submitted 09-29-2014 under NEWS
On Tuesday, September 23, The Rapidian raised a glass to five, successful years of hyperlocal citizen journalism and community engagement at SiTE:LAB's 2014 ArtPrize venue, The Morton GR.
Submitted 09-02-2014 under NEWS
The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has installed a "living wall" indoors on the second floor, thus expanding upon its "green" mission.
Submitted 08-31-2014 under NEWS
[PHOTOS, VIDEOS] The first Mini Maker Faire opened on Saturday and continues on Sunday, August 31, from 11-5 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
Submitted 08-08-2014 under NEWS
Grand Rapids Public Museum will transform into the local Maker Faire on Aug. 30 and 31, with exhibitors displaying their interactive creative projects. Opportunity to become an exhibitor lasts through this Sunday, Aug. 10.
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