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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes

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Neighborhood Park Design Workshops planned over the next 4 weeks

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, are hosting design workshops for eight neighborhood parks.

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Rockford Construction brings New Holland Brewing Company to West Side

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

New Holland Brewing Company is expanding to the west side of Grand Rapids. Headed by Rockford Construction, the development project will include residential and retail space as well.

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Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

Submitted 10-02-2014 under OPINION

Suicide, along with violence between law enforcement and residents of the United States, is rapidly growing while tolerance is disappearing. Lives are being lost, destroyed and turned upside down while mentally ill people are falling into the cracks of our legal system.

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Technology maven offers senior adults tips for Internet shopping, banking and more

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.

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The Black Heron to serve Michigan-centric dishes in support of agrotourism

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NEWS

Laura and Seth Porter are opening a New American cuisine themed restaurant on Bridge Street where major revitalization efforts are taking place along the block.

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New clothing retailer to open on Bridge Street

Submitted 05-13-2014 under NEWS

West side development is on the rise and adding to the momentum is a new retail shop which will open May 17 on Bridge Street.

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Transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox to speak at Grand Valley State University.

Submitted 03-10-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Laverne Cox, most known for her role in Netflix original "Orange is the New Black," will visit The Eberhard Center to speak about issues facing the transgender community.

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Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.

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New consignment shop to open on Bridge Street corridor

Submitted 02-04-2014 under NEWS

Conscious Collective consignment shop focusing on repurposed house wares and second hand clothing will host a grand opening celebration with live music.

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