grcmc  A proud service of the Community Media Center

SWAN

Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

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

view

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.

view

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.

view

Dinderbeck Studios opens to public

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NEWS

The local print studio is shifting from artist collective to open community studio. Dinderbeck is providing space and resources for area printmakers.

view

Founders anticipates Sunday release of official ArtPrize beer

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NEWS

ArtPrize unveils Mosaic Promise, the official ArtPrize 2014 beer in collaboration with Kolenda Art Glass. The single malt, single hop "Mosaic Promise" will be released to the public on September 14 and on tap at Founders on September 16.

view

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.

view

The Bitter End provides coffee oasis for West Side

Submitted 08-21-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Bitter End Coffeehouse on West Fulton Street serves over 100 varieties of flavored coffee beverages. The building's vintage feel derives from a rich history.

view

Diners take advantage of sweet, savory deals as Restaurant Week continues

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The fourth annual Restaurant Week is underway in Grand Rapids, offering gourmet delicacies for a fraction of the regular price.

view

Security director examines proposed panhandling restrictions

Submitted 08-08-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Russell Wolff is the director of Grand Valley State University Pew campus security. In light of the proposed panhandling ordinance, he shares his experiences with panhandlers and enforcing campus rules.

view

Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.

view