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Story Matters: LJ Smith rediscovers Grand Rapids citizens, events

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-18-2014 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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Story Matters: Amanda Lytle explains her experience as first-time Rapidian reporter

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-17-2014 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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Story Matters: Debra, Caleb Fisher share what they love about their new city

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-17-2014 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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Why GR Forward: Preparing for smart, explosive growth takes citizen involvement

by (Mark Holzbach)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Forward, a comprehensive planning process in envisioning a holistic vision for our future, is being guided by a volunteer steering committee. As part of the outreach and education of GR Forward, steering committee members will be...

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Story Matters: Jessica Blair compares life at Degage to her home in Heritage Hill

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-14-2014 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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Grandwich 2014 sampled: pretzel-bun-with-pork theme emerges in day four

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 07-13-2014 under OPINION

Wrapping up our assignment to try all of the Grandwiches, our team of four finishes with the offerings from the following establishments: Founders Brewing Company, Cottage Bar, J. Gardellas, HopCat, Buffalo Wild Wings, Taco Bar Company, SpeakEZ...

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Grandwich 2014 sampled: First seven sandwiches swing strongly towards sweet or salty

by (Holly)

Submitted 07-09-2014 under OPINION

This week, four Rapidian reporters are trying every Grandwich they can in the first week of the competition. The Grandwich competition runs from Tuesday July 8 through July 27. Top 10 sandwiches are determined by public vote online, and on August 1...

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Movies in the Park to screen Dreamgirls

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-08-2014 under NEWS

On Friday, July 11, Dowtown Grand Rapids Inc. and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks will present the movie Dreamgirls on the big screen at Ah-Nab-Awen Park located at 220 Front Avenue NW. Activities start at 7 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk....

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Envisioning the future of Grand Rapids: how best to utilize downtown, riverfront

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 07-01-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Tim Kelly, Planning Manager, DGRI When you think of Downtown Grand Rapids and the Grand River, do you find yourself thinking about what is there now, or do you imagine the potential of what could be? Grand Rapids is in the midst of making...

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Movies in the Park to screen Grease in Ah-Nab-Awen Park

by (erictank)

Submitted 06-17-2014 under NEWS

Movies in the Park, a Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) initiative, will be screening the movie Grease on Friday, June 20 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park on the banks of the Grand River.  Pre-movie activities begin at 7 p.m. and vendors will be on site...

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