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Submitted 03-25-2014 under NEWS
Kids can learn culinary skills and broaden their cultural knowledge while exploring foods from around the world.
Submitted 03-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
John Ball Zoo hopes to get families out of the house with four days of animal demonstrations, crafts and meeting the zoo keepers. This first big event of the season runs from April 7-11.
Submitted 02-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
The Grand Rapids group GR Makers collaborated with entrepreneur Sergio Troiani to create the first all-aluminum iPhone case that doesn't negatively affect the phone's reception.
Submitted 12-30-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS
The GoSite information sharing space will shine a light on the diverse communities, groups, and activities across the metro Grand Rapids area, with help from the many dedicated people already working everyday to build them.
Submitted 12-12-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
Remembering winters in Grand Rapids and the challenges they posed.
Submitted 12-11-2013 under VOICES
Megan Brown shares what it's like to have amnesia. She knows: when she was 16, she lost almost three years of her life after a seizure.
Submitted 12-05-2013 under NONPROFITS
American stage lighting company Electronic Theatre Controls awarded CMC an industry-best ION 2000 lighting console, helping the theatre get closer to converting 100% to LED lighting.
Submitted 09-13-2013 under NONPROFITS
Join us in connecting sacred teaching on the care of creation with the sustainability movement. We are working to establish a portion of the Marywood campus into a prairie habitat.
Submitted 08-27-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
Calvin College biology professor Darren Proppe and a team of Calvin students spent the summer investigating the effects of human noise on songbirds
Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
Join the free social gatherings Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at 401 Hall Street SW to share ideas and meet fellow makers.
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