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Grand Rapids brothers create local social app to strengthen community

by (Mikayla Balk)

Submitted 11-02-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The founders of Grand Rapids social app Yote seek to not only bring more technology companies to GR following their new artificial intelligence, but they also have another vision in mind. They see loneliness as a widespread force of unhappiness that...

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Palatte Coffee and Art: A new twist on the classic art gallery

by (taylor.welton)

Submitted 04-25-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Just down the street from the Grand Rapids Art Museum is the café, Palatte Coffee and Art. As customers step into the coffee shop their eyes will be drawn to the artwork that hangs on the walls, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, and...

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Alternative to alcohol: Michigan's first Kava Bar in Grand Rapids

by (Abby Schnell)

Submitted 02-27-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

On Cherry Street, Grand Rapids, the local bar known as Kava Kasa is listed on Google as a tea room. However, this is not a tea bar nor a place for alcohol. This bar only serves kava: the drink that doesn’t feel or taste like anything else....

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New coffee shop opens on Grand Rapids' Westside

by (jproth1)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

With a name fitting the location, The Corridor Coffee Shop opened Monday January 22, 2018 on Grand Rapids' westside. It's located at 637 Stocking Avenue NW in the area known as the Westside Corridor. With the resurgence of the Westside over...

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Ride The Rapid for access to spring break fun, coffee, art, shopping in April

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 03-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

The arrival of April means spring has officially sprung. With more hours of daylight and warmer weather making an appearance on the weekly forecasts, this is the perfect time to get out and enjoy all that Greater Grand Rapids has to offer. ...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Baroque Coffee Concert

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 11-03-2016 under

This one-hour Friday morning concert features selections from the February 24 Respighi, Handel & Fireworks GREAT ERAS concert. Free pre-concert reception with coffee and pastries begins at 9 AM.  

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Romantic Coffee Concert

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under

This one-hour Friday morning concert features selections from the January 6 Schumann & Brahms GREAT ERAS concert. A free pre-concert reception with coffee and pastries begins at 9am.

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Building community through coffee in Grand Rapids

by (vanessadecouto)

Submitted 04-21-2016 under OPINION

If you exclude water, coffee and tea hold the trophy for the two most consumed beverages in the world. That’s a lot of people drinking a lot of coffee. The coffee shop is the daytime bar, the neighborhood caffeine watering hole. It’s a...

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Ferris Coffee & Nut barista competes in USCC Brewer's Cup qualifier

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 02-18-2016 under NEWS

Head barista of Ferris Coffee & Nut, Dan Shoup, competed in the United States Coffee Championships (USCC) Brewer's Cup (USBrC) qualifier earlier this month in Kansas City after preparing for three months. While Ferris's Head Trainer AJ...

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Madcap Coffee to introduce Belgian waffles at Midtown location

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 02-09-2016 under NEWS

Madcap Coffee is hard at work creating a second location in Midtown right between Diamond and Fuller at 1041 Fulton St E for a spring opening. The company says they will continue to provide a unique and engaging experience for coffee...

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