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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.

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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.

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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Cupcake shop opens brick and mortar across from Pew Campus

Submitted 07-22-2014 under NEWS

Located in the Southwest Area Neighborhood, Scrumptious Cupcakes and Sweetery specializes in gourmet cupcakes offering a unique variety of flavors.

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Greener Grads launches cap and gown recycling program

Submitted 05-20-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A new company committed to sustainability attempts to shift method of graduation gown industry in an eco friendly fashion.

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Tanglefoot to feature GVSU assistant professor Susan Klein

Submitted 04-15-2014 under NEWS

Tanglefoot studio will feature artwork by Susan Klein, visiting assistant professor at GVSU

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