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Grand Rapid's South East Neighborhood

East Hill resident seeks to increase female presence in bike culture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Bike enthusiast Johannah Jelks wants to bring more women into the Grand Rapids bike culture through her campaign, She Rides Her Own Way. The final product will help to link bikers, retail and nonprofits together through advocacy and promotions.

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"Changing the Way We Age" - A Healthy U Lecture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

When we take care of our physical selves, our spiritual, mental and emotional well-being improves. It’s about finding that balance.

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Terra GR's Restaurant Week fundraiser sends 2,000 meals to neighbors in need

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

The farm-to-table restaurant supported Feeding America West Michigan during Restaurant Week.

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East Hills to celebrate new Cherry Park

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NEWS

Cherry Park has a new splash plaza, community space, stage area and a redesigned layout to increase recreation and neighbor interactions.

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Using green spaces to change the narrative

Submitted 08-25-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Public parks can help us create better communities and disrupt stereotypes when we adopt a mindset of connected collectivism.

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Colorful, subtle, quirky: Arthur's Plaid Pants illustrator shares story of turning art into business

Submitted 08-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Jen Husted-Goss, owner and illustrator of Arthur's Plaid Pants, gets inspiration for her work from the '80s and pop culture, and stays local by working with Michigan made paper and a Grand Rapids printing company.

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Long-time residents to lead panel discussion on economic growth

Submitted 08-11-2015 under OPINION

Local organizations Equity Drinks, BL2END, OutPro and The Salon are seeking the wisdom and experiences of local residents in their upcoming forum "How We Grow," held at Wealthy Theatre on August 20.

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Urban Roots to host open house

Submitted 08-11-2015 under NEWS

The open house will be held on August 19 in Urban Roots' new workshop space behind the former McDonalds at 1059 Wealthy SE.

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OKT to host Aug. 12 event, "Let's talk Food Security & Sovereignty" with special guest Mike Cohen

Submitted 08-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Farmer and ecologist, Mark Cohen, an organic certifier and Bionutrient Food Association (BFA) chapter leader speaks 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12, Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton SE 49507.

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Terra GR teams up with Food Bank to fight hunger during Restaurant Week

Submitted 08-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Eastown's farm-to-table restaurant is offering diners a chance to sample West Michigan's best locally sourced food while sending meals to their neighbors in need.

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