Downtown Grand rapids

St. Cecilia hosts summer 2017 music camps for kids, adults

by (St. Cecilia Mus...)

Submitted 05-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) will provide two different weeklong camps this summer to gather adults in the joy of music-making and children in piano classes that include studying with a nationally renowned composer. Grand Band Camp for adults and...

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Ride The Rapid to get to events throughout May

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 04-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

April showers bring May flowers, so here's to hoping for good weather and beautiful blooms all month long. The spring forecast also offers another excuse to catch a ride on The Rapid and let us do the driving, whether it's to get you to work...

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First Fridays 'Feels like a hidden secret we don’t want to keep'

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 11-01-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

KelliJo Peltier has a secret she’s ready to share with Grand Rapids. KelliJo has been attending since First Fridays began. “I really like to meet the artists. I love talking to the artists, to hear about their pieces and what inspired...

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City Connection: Larson and Mayor Bliss discuss key Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. topics

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-03-2016 under NEWS

Join us today, Monday, October 3rd at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for tonight's episode of the City Connection. Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will be joined by Kris Larson, president and CEO of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Larson and Mayor Bliss...

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Grand Caroling hits right note to rouse holiday spirit downtown

by (mgryczan)

Submitted 12-01-2015 under OPINION

Grand Rapids has a new December event free to everyone that may boost the city’s presence as a vibrant metropolitan area through this simple fact: caroling can chase the winter blues away. For the first three Fridays in December at 6 p.m.,...

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EatGR to host second food truck rally

by (amanda_a_sterling)

Submitted 07-20-2015 under NEWS

The May 30 food truck rally at the Downtown Market in Grand Rapids was such a success, EatGR is rolling out an encore service. EatGR’s Truck Two: The Sequel will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 25. Local favorites A Moveable...

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Keep GR moving: Modern mobility strategy designed to build stronger city

by (Andy Guy)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The traffic congestion choking rival cities like Austin, Texas is no problem here in uber-accessible Grand Rapids. We cherish and celebrate the "get anywhere in 20-30 minutes" fact of West Michigan living. Our opportunity and...

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EatGR to host food truck rally at Downtown Market

by (amanda_a_sterling)

Submitted 05-27-2015 under NEWS

EatGR, the local foodie group dedicated to exploring local restaurants and sharing their experiences, will be hosting Get the Truck Out, a food truck rally at the Downtown Market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 30. Rally participants will...

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Curator spotlight: Falling for fiber arts

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Curator Liz Hertl, a familiar face in the Grand Rapids art community has “really been falling for fiber arts.” She has organized an exhibition of 11 artists celebrating the variety of contemporary practices.From weaving to...

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Great Lakes International Cider & Perry Competition to celebrate growing industry

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 04-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

One of the biggest international cider and perry competitions in the world is taking place in Grand Rapids the weekend of April 10-12. The Great Lakes Cider & Perry Association will be hosting the 10th Annual Great Lakes International Cider...

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