We are the skyline: Reflection from our windows, our pains

by (Erica Soto)

Submitted 07-05-2017 under OPINION

We all carry within us a purpose, which gives us pride in everything we are a part of. That pride is especially present in the cities we work, live, and play in. The skylines we regularly see, buildings that stretch hundreds of feet into the vibrant...

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Century-old garage collapses on Diamond by Wealthy, no injuries reported

by (Holly)

Submitted 02-06-2014 under NEWS

The large green garage behind Bazzani Associates (959 Wealthy Street SE) collapsed on Thursday at 12:49 p.m. No one was in or next to the building when it unexpectedly collapsed, though several classic cars and employee cars were in the garage at...

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GR Makers support ideas, collaboration

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

GR Makers started in a garage. Focusing on Linux programming, Casey M. DuBois started by hosting Linux users and a Makers group at his own home and garage, inherited from his father. Linux is a community supported website committed to promote Linux...

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Catherine's Health Center awarded LEED Gold certification

by (jereldomer)

Submitted 02-10-2012 under NEWS

Catherine’s Health Center, located at 1211 Lafayette in downtown Grand Rapids, has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - is the USGBC’s rating...

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Habitat recipient "pays it forward"

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 12-22-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

It started when a speck of shingle stone landed in Michael Bradley's eye. Bradley was volunteering as one of Union High School's Habitat builders. While Bill Moerdyk, a Kent County's Habitat for Humanity ...

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