Vintage charm lights up Jefferson Avenue

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-23-2014 under NEWS

Jefferson Avenue is currently decorated with vintage Christmas lights and ornamentation with a nostalgic charm. From Fulton to State Street, trees lining Jefferson Avenue are strung with the large opaque bulb lighting. Lamp posts are adorned with...

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Food Bank asks community to remember hungry during holidays

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

With only a few weeks left in what will be its second record-setting year in a row, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is asking the community to remember families in need this holiday season. “It’s painful to think that our...

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Winter Wonderland at the Downtown Market

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 12-04-2014 under

Grab the whole gang for a fun evening at the Downtown Market! Enjoy munching on festive treats and sipping on warm drinks while you do your holiday shopping in our indoor Market Hall.  Here's what's in store, 4pm to 8pm: Incubator...

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Wintertime Fun in Grand Rapids

by (tonia.hauser)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Fleeting seasons are whizzing by us, seemingly quicker with each passing year. We blame it on old age and busy agendas, but the reality is— life is short. The time is upon us to start benefiting from the abundant wintertime activities Grand...

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Mob of Santa Clauses to take over Millennium Park, Dec. 6

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Dec. 6, Grand Rapids’ Millennium Park will be overrun by a mob of Santa Clauses, elves and maybe a few reindeer, all in the name of hunger relief and holiday fun. Proceeds from the Go Santa Go 5K run/walk will be donated to Feeding America...

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Beerhorst family to host annual Christmas art show

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-25-2014 under NEWS

On December 6 and 7 the Beerhorst home will be open for their annual Christmas Art Show from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. This year will feature new work by Brenda and Pearl Beerhorst, both of whom are currently exhibiting at Have Company and Madcap Coffee,...

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Go Santa Go 5K at Millennium Park

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under

On Saturday, Dec. 6, Millennium Park will be taken over by hundreds of Santas, elves and maybe a few reindeer for the Go Santa Go 5K, benefiting Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. All participants will receive hats, beards, or shirts. Awards...

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Santa's Workshop

by (grpl)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under

After the Santa Claus Parade, stop by the library to warm up with some holiday cheer. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be stopping by after the parade to meet all the good little girls and boys in Grand Rapids. Listen to stories with Mrs. Claus while you...

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Great Christmas Tree Stands

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 09-14-2014 under

I have found a great post on how to find a rotating Christmas Tree Stand. I think with Christmas coming close this will help us a great deal.

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Last minute local Christmas shopping - on Etsy

by (rachelcc)

Submitted 12-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

We are in the home stretch now before Christmas, and those who do not have their shopping lists made out may wants some good ideas for the hard-to-shop-for people in their lives. If you're stumped about what do get your loved ones for Christmas...

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