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Submitted 05-17-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
The desolate area of State Street in the Heartside neighborhood has been in desperate need of revitalization for years. This weekend will highlight the street's potential.
Submitted 05-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
The Grand Rapids Community Media Center held its annual meeting Thursday night- but this time, the event was used as a chance to capture the stories of our community.
Submitted 04-25-2013 under NEWS
Next Thursday, May 2, Wealthy Theatre is hosting a story collecting experiment, free and open to anyone.
Submitted 03-29-2013 under NONPROFITS
Jason Burley is headed to Carnegie Hall to receive a national Silver Key for his photography from Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
Submitted 03-01-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
Engaging in the community as well as the local food industry, Grand Rapids Cooking School hopes to grow their culinary school.
Submitted 02-20-2013 under NONPROFITS
In 1897 the Edison Electric Company began laying mains in the streets and alleys to furnish steam heat to businesses. Today, steam is still produced and distributed to approximately 130 customers in the downtown area of Grand Rapids.
Submitted 01-15-2013 under NEWS
Dr. Peter Diamandis believes that due to exponentially growing technologies, the world's problems will soon be a thing of the past.
Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS
GR City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss and others to help close out fundraising for Wealthy Theatre, Dec. 21. The Wege Foundation will match any gift or pledge. $80,000 is needed by Dec. 21 to meet the goal.
Submitted 11-14-2012 under NONPROFITS
The GAAH Press Club visited GiveCamp. Here they write about their experience.
Submitted 10-18-2012 under LOCAL LIFE
Youth group celebrates International Animation Day premiering their work, “Sculpture Garden.”
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