Cautionary signs foster well-being, unique identity of East Hills

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 07-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Finally fed up with inconsiderate motorists, East Hills resident Eric Tank began assembling “Drive Slow” signs for his community. He wanted to send a message for reckless drivers, but also sees the sign as a placemaking effort: a way to...

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Keep GR moving: Modern mobility strategy designed to build stronger city

by (Andy Guy)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The traffic congestion choking rival cities like Austin, Texas is no problem here in uber-accessible Grand Rapids. We cherish and celebrate the "get anywhere in 20-30 minutes" fact of West Michigan living. Our opportunity and...

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The Artists of Heartside Gallery and Studio-- Willie Jones

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 06-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

This article was written in collaboration with the artist.   Our featured artist for June is Willie Jones!    Here's a little bit about the artist, in his own words:   ‘My name is Willie Jones and I’m 55.  I...

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