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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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The changing constitution of livability

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 06-10-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Kristopher Larson, AICP I spend a lot of time thinking about demography. As a science, the field amounts to population measurement and planning - which, generally, means developing an understanding of how future generations will plan to...

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Story Matters: Renata Horvath applies GVSU learning in urban design to work at DGRI

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-17-2014 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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There goes the fear

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 10-08-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Kris Larson Downtowns across the country, including Grand Rapids, have seen a remarkable resurgence of investment and utilization over the past 20 years. National trends in population growth have since confirmed that urban areas are now...

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Where we're headed: What Bus Rapid Transit could mean for our city

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-24-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Our editor sat down with Bill Kirk, the new Transportation Demand Manager of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., to talk about all things transportation in Grand Rapids. Kirk still works very closely with The Rapid on a variety of issues, and as their...

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