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[MIDTOWN] Project Light Change a boon to community safety

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 09-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

Project Light Change is an initiative to distribute compact florescent light bulbs for residential use as a more environmentally friendly, wallet-friendly and long-lasting alternative to incandescent bulbs. Perfect, thought Midtown Neighborhood...

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Fulton Street Farmers Market ready for architectural design unveiling

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 08-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

Picture this: Instead of a braid of 122 wooden stalls flanked by gray space, immediately eye-catching about the lot at 1147 E. Fulton is a sign. Fulton Street Farmers Market, it will say, framed by a hospitality building to the left and shaded...

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Fulton Street Farmers Market to unveil new architecture design plans on Aug. 31

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Established in 1922, it could be said that the upgrades to Fulton Street Farmers Market are nearly 90 years in the making. FSFM will unveil its new expansion plans to invited guests and the media on a market day at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31. The...

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[MIDTOWN] Midtown Community Garden a part of urban revitalization efforts

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 08-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Seated in the center of Holland NE is a community garden unfurling in leafy greens and bright yellow blossoms. Sandwiched between two houses and their respective bull dogs, Midtown Community Garden boasts four types of squash, cucumbers,...

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[MIDTOWN] Fulton St. Farmers Market enters competition for America's favorite farmers market

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Market Manager Melissa Harrington is confident that Fulton Street Farmers Market can take the title of America's Favorite Farmers Market. Often noted for its block's worth of diverse vendors, the market is jam-packed every weekend. "We also have a...

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[MIDTOWN] Scavenger hunt: What's on your sub-neighborhood plaque?

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids is peppered with neighborhood plaques. Take a closer look at Midtown's and you'll see there are actually seven distinct plaques tacked all over the neighborhood. Ashby Row, Brikyaat, Cegielnia Crossing, Coldbrook Creek, North of Market...

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[MIDTOWN] Spring activity summaries

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 06-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

Brikyaat Community Garden comes together with contributions and volunteer efforts Following the final thaw, volunteers and Midtown staff partnered to rehabilitate the Brikyaat Community Garden (61 Holland NE). Donations of time and coldhard cash...

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