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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


West Side barbecue works to provide comfortable atmosphere, comfort food

Submitted 02-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Louie's Bar and Rocket Lounge looks to become Grand Rapids' barbecue staple while encouraging community input for the future.


Harmony Brewing Company sets sights on former Little Mexico building

Submitted 01-07-2014 under NEWS

Bear Manor Properties is in negotiations over the purchase of the former Little Mexico location.


Teens wrestle with power

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Teens going through GR Initiative for Leaders' ACTIVATE justice curriculum are examining how they can have a positive impact on local justice issues,


Area GRIL alumni graduate from college

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NONPROFITS

Three of GRIL's graduates go on to graduate from Calvin College.