LINC celebrates Southtown Square

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 11-04-2014 under NEWS

LINC Community Revitalization has completed Phase Two of their $13 Million Southtown efforts, restoring the block of Hall and Madison which once housed TJ’s Appliances. After the year long construction project, through the record breaking...

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Donate Your Bike to Boston Square Community Bikes

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under

Cleaning out your garage? Getting ready for winter? Donate your bicycle to Boston Square Community Bikes. Join us Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1 – 5 PM for cider and donuts. Donate a bike. We’ll refurbish your bike for...

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Block Leader Training: Building a Better Block in Your Neighborhood

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under

Oakdale Neighbors is hosting a Block Leader Training on Thursday, October 16, 6-8 PM, at Oakdale Park Church, 961 Temple SE 49507. Anyone is invited to this free workshop. RSVP to [email protected] or 248.2848 or at the...

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Harmony's head brewer excited for expansion, new challenges on West Side

by (andreemi)

Submitted 08-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Benjamin Isbell, head brewer at Harmony Brewing in Eastown, is excited to expand the space he has to brew in with the new brewery on the West Side, tentatively named "Harmony Hall." The seating available at Harmony Brewing in Eastown is...

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City officials appoint members to Grand River Restoration Steering Committee

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 03-27-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, March 25 City of Grand Rapids Officials established the Grand River Restoration Steering Committee as part of the Green Grand Rapids Master Plan to restore the Grand River and encourage responsible development along...

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Neighborhood Youth Read, Write and...Bake with Oakdale Neighbors

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 03-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Future leaders are rising in Oakdale Neighbors’ On Our Block youth club. Meet Natalie, an outgoing veterinarian in-the-making. At 10 years old, Natalie has big dreams of treating sick animals. Her love for animals grew as she learned about...

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Story Matters: Joel Veldheer describes downtown buildings years ago

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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New building marks new era for Acton Institute

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 03-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

March 6 marked the beginning of Acton Institute’s active use of its new home, a now-renovated former department store and office building at 98 E. Fulton St.  The institute was formerly housed in leased space at the Waters Building...

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Catalyst Radio: Planned Parenthood's Lunquist shares experience of 38 years on the job

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-14-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW We are joined in studio in this episode of Catalyst Radio by Jan Lunquist, vice president of Education and Leadership Development at Planned Parenthood of West...

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Local architect and urban designer works to reimagine Grand Rapids

by (Renato)

Submitted 12-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Mark Miller is in the business of city building. And he and his associates at Nederveld, Inc. are hoping to continue reimagining the City of Grand Rapids. While working at Nederveld, Inc. as a senior architect and urban designer, he has worked on...

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