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The Meanwhile Bar to host July Night Out for The Rapidian

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

On July 23, The Meanwhile will give back to the community by hosting this month's Rapidian Night Out. For the entire evening, 30 percent of every drink purchase will go to support The Rapidian and keep citizen journalism alive. The Meanwhile Bar...

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Meet civic investor Tami VandenBerg: Investing in the other

by (Holly)

Submitted 04-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Tami VandenBerg, executive director of Well House, went to church one Sunday morning at age 5, heard a missionary tell about the conditions people in Africa were living in and saw the pictures he had to share of the work he was doing. Her mother...

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The Meanwhile to host benefit to bring Cure Violence to Grand Rapids

by (erictank)

Submitted 03-11-2014 under NEWS

On March 20 at 4 p.m., join neighbors at the The Meanwhile for a benefit to help raise awareness and funds for Cure Violence. This is the first benefit for Cure Violence to be held in Grand Rapids, and is organized by Ruth Kelly, Raynard Ross...

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The Meanwhile bar to celebrate 6th year

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 10-16-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

"We have a tradition, every year we have a big anniversary party and we run all of our ridiculous specials. All our drinks are crazy cheap and we buy a whole bunch of food from a local restaurant in the neighborhood--we just have a huge party,...

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The Campanellis release debut album "Camp Optimist"

by (annogus)

Submitted 05-03-2013 under OPINION

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Until Love (and Money) is Equal

by (ryan)

Submitted 11-14-2011 under OPINION

As a resident and business owner in West Michigan, I have been troubled by the (in)action of the Holland City Council pertaining to the failed June 15th vote that would have guaranteed basic civil rights to our LGBT friends, neighbors, customers and...

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World premiere of Lines: The Lived Experience of Race

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 09-30-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

“The American Dream is not for everyone,” chanted cast members at the Wednesday night dry run of Lines: The Lived Experience of Race. “This is not a country that people can pull themselves up by their bootstraps,” the cast continued. Over the past...

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