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GoSite Guides help visitors find what they need to navigate Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-11-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 21st century welcome center shares a story from its first four months and the connections that are able to be made as our GoSite Guides do more than just provide information but create a true welcome for our visitors.

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Local high school students work to restore their watershed

Submitted 07-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards installs rain gardens to ease stormwater flooding and expands to a new Rogue River team.

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Plaster Creek becomes classroom for urban, rural middle schoolers

Submitted 06-02-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards is partnering with two middle schools to collect data in an upstream-downstream partnership to unite local students and study local watershed.

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Museums ready for exploration with Free-4-All Sunday

Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Amway is sponsoring free admission to five museums on Sunday, April 26.

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Young evangelicals celebrate release of climate conversation videos

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.”

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Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success

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.

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New class series offer holistic view of nutrition, healthy living at Downtown Market

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.

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Community input shapes direction of GoSite implementation plan

Submitted 11-04-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The public feedback gathered during the Pop Up phase helped create a more informed human-centered design

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Catalyst Radio: Real Pirates exhibit at GRPM displays actual artifacts from 300 years ago

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.

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A toast to five years: The Rapidian celebrates its anniversary

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.

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