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Grand Rapids brothers create local social app to strengthen community

by (Mikayla Balk)

Submitted 11-02-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The founders of Grand Rapids social app Yote seek to not only bring more technology companies to GR following their new artificial intelligence, but they also have another vision in mind. They see loneliness as a widespread force of unhappiness that...

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New Go In Grand Rapids app designed to help smartphone users connect to unique neighborhood businesses

by (Neighborhood Ve...)

Submitted 11-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

There’s something special happening in Grand Rapids neighborhoods. We know it, our neighbors know it and visitors can feel it too. Our vibrant neighborhoods are jam packed with excitement. But with so many new businesses opening and so much...

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New app debuts for DisArt Festival

by (UICA)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

"Access UICA" is about inclusivity. The decision to create a Urban Institure of Contemporary Arts app for DisArt’s centerpiece show, "Art of the Lived Experiment", was born out of research centered around the notion of...

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EatGR, FoodCircles ask West Michigan to raise forks for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Food. It’s an essential part of life and, increasingly, an essential part of Grand Rapids’ identity. But even as the local restaurant scene is flourishing, thousands of families in our community are struggling to get enough to eat. This...

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ArtLustr app expands accessibility to gallery art purchases

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-09-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The ArtLustr app is a new technology introduced in Grand Rapids from Con Artist Crew co-owners Magdalene Law and Katie Moore that makes purchasing art from exhibitions more efficient.  ArtLustr LLC, which partnered with Tiger Studio, ...

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ArtPrize: Social networking that bleeds

by (csmit)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under OPINION

As we approach the second installment of ArtPrize, we should remember that we are entering an arena of realism, one quite different than the social networking atmosphere that ArtPrize can sometimes produce. I speak most definitively of ArtPrize...

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