Businesses in Grand Rapids

Urban Pharm helping to reverse tide of urban decay

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 05-03-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

There are Grand Rapidians who want rental property kept to a minimum on their street because landlords could let their rental properties slip into an unacceptable condition. In fact, absentee landlords had a part in the decline of many...

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The Automobile and Us - Part IV: Current efforts in GR to strengthen alternative transportation

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 04-27-2010 under OPINION

This is part four of a five part series in which we will explore the effects of the automobile on us as a population and on Grand Rapids. This part features an interview with Jack Hoffman, who represents Grand Rapids on the Rapid board. He also...

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Love thy Rapidian

by (Molz Photography)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under OPINION

Love Thy Rapidian - Love Thy Neighbor, they basically mean the same thing. Your neighbor is your fellow Rapidian. Not always necessarily those which live within the same proximity of each other, but those you pass each day while rushing to work,...

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