Downtown

Heartside meeting to revitalize neighborhood association

by (daniellealexander)

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS

Residents and concerned stakeholders in Heartside are revitalizing their neighborhood association after the area has gone without one for several years. Artists Reb Roberts and Carmel Loftis of Sanctuary Folk Art (140 Division Ave. S) and Danielle...

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The Piano Cottage Rocks! Fifth Anniversary Concert

by (lathsop)

Submitted 06-21-2016 under

Past performances have sold out, and each summer concert showcases incredible musicianship, ranging from beautiful and technical acoustic performances to huge whole-band numbers backed by a 75-member Cottage Chorus. Past performances have included...

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The Piano Cottage Rocks! Fifth Anniversary Concert

by (lathsop)

Submitted 06-21-2016 under

Past performances have sold out, and each summer concert showcases incredible musicianship, ranging from beautiful and technical acoustic performances to huge whole-band numbers backed by a 75-member Cottage Chorus. Past performances have included...

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Intern Connect - Professional Networking Night

by (Hello West Michigan)

Submitted 06-07-2016 under

West Michigan Intern Connect is back for its 3rd annual summer with 2 events for interns in West Michigan. Connect with your peers, the community, and West Michigan employers.   If your internship doesn't turn into a job, or if it isn't...

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Intern Connect - Day in the Park

by (Hello West Michigan)

Submitted 06-07-2016 under

West Michigan Intern Connect is back for its 3rd annual summer with 2 events for interns in West Michigan. Connect with your peers, the community, and West Michigan employers at the largest intern gathering in West Michigan. At Intern Connect Day in...

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5 reasons Grand Coney among Grand Rapids' best bargain dining delights

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 03-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

One of Grand Rapid’s only 24-hour local restaurants, Grand Coney, is irresistible. For those unfamiliar with this local gem, Grand Coney has an American diner feel with Detroit-style coney hot dog dishes and other classic comfort foods. You...

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Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

by (jtl6)

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

When a needy family with a sick child came to United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM), program director Shawn Keener knew providing food would be the first step toward helping them. “Food is usually the presenting issue that brings...

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UICA prepares for spring season loaded with conversations around guns, Pantone colors, local artists

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Coming Home, a series of exhibitions featuring works by emerging and established Michigan artists, is now on view at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. Coming Home features work by artists who are from Michigan, are currently based in...

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Vote now to pick Summer 2016's Movies in the Park

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 12-22-2015 under NEWS

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) now has a poll open to pick this coming summer's Movies in the Park series. This first round of voting narrows the competition down to 10 movies, with the voting lasting until January 3, 2016. “DGRI...

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Exploring Greater Grand Rapids: Experiences as a GoSite Guide

by (GoSite)

Submitted 12-15-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Brett Townsend, GoSite Guide Most everybody who's explored a new area has likely experienced the fluttering emotions of excitement and bewilderment that can accompany new terrain. “…Where do I start?” a recent...

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