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Grand Rapid's South East Neighborhood

Little free libraries trend popping up in Grand Rapids

Submitted 06-30-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Grand Rapids neighbors place little libraries in front of their homes for people to indulge in free books.

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Take a fresh look at Uptown

Submitted 06-30-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walking through the Uptown business districts allows neighbors to see how much Eastown and its surrounding areas have changed and enjoy all that they have to offer.

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The Things People Say

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

A comic of actual snippets from real conversations I have had with real people.

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Coming Out and Staying In: My Journey as a Bisexual

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

A personal narrative on my experiences and struggles as a bi woman in Grand Rapids.

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Pride, GR: A Queer-ies

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Reflecting on identity and self in Grand Rapids during a historic time in our history.

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Teen community center offers leadership opportunities

Submitted 06-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

Open Doors Center for Self-Directed Teens offers Grand Rapids teens the opportunity to develop programming based on their own passions and interests.

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How Bazaar: Annual community event returns to Eastown

Submitted 06-23-2015 under NEWS

Eastown's annual Bizarre Bazaar will be held along Wealthy Street on June 27; the event features over 80 local artists and craftspeople as well as live art, local music performances and food vendors.

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Strangers to connect at free event designed to create empowered black community

Submitted 06-23-2015 under NEWS

On Monday, June 29, a Community Conversation's purpose is to educate the citizens of Grand Rapids and surrounding communities on how to create wealth and maintain it.

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Planned Parenthood Offers Free HIV Testing June 22-26

Submitted 06-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan offering free HIV testing, Monday-Friday, June 22-26, 2015 by appointment. Call (844) 316-4055 to schedule. This free testing opportunity is in recognition of National HIV Testing Day on June 27.

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Uptown: Eat Shop Rock continues the fun every Thursday in June

Submitted 06-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

Uptown: Eat Shop Rock is an event that happens every June in the business districts that are within Uptown. Every Thursday, the designated district hosts free live music throughout the district, food and drink specials.

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