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"Hometown Champ" helps bring business to town

by (Experience Gran...)

Submitted 08-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

When I moved to New York City in 1999, I was all but certain I’d never move back to my home state of Michigan. However, after 12 great years of dream jobs and amazing opportunities in NYC, I found myself reconsidering, and jumped at the chance...

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Ride The Rapid to sip local during Cocktail Week GR

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 11-09-2016 under NEWS

Move over craft beer. It’s the craft cocktail’s time to shine. If you’re looking for an excuse to discover all Grand Rapids has to offer in terms of craft cocktails and spirits, Cocktail Week GR is for you. From November 9 - 20,...

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Terra GR puts hunger relief on menu for Restaurant Week

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Terra GR is expecting big crowds when Restaurant Week begins this Wednesday, but they’re hoping to feed more than their own patrons. That’s because Terra will donate $1 to Feeding America West Michigan for every Restaurant Week special...

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Local brewery makes it on Midwest Living Magazine's latest list

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 01-09-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Brewery Vivant, local brewpub, was recently named in Midwest Living Magazine's list of Top 25 New Places to Stay, Eat, and Play. The only other Michigan location to receive recognition on the list with Brewery Vivant was Headlands International...

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On mission: Taking ArtPrize from good to great

by (Erica Curry VanEe)

Submitted 10-22-2011 under OPINION

Standing underneath the Metaphorest Project wearing my “Ask Me” vest on my final Wayfinding shift of ArtPrize 2011, the real conversations finally started. Beyond the number of hours or the technical properties of the project, people...

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Downtown GR Smart Phone Tour Launched

by (grcmc)

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

Last spring, representatives from four community organizations came together to make downtown Grand Rapids more interactive.  The result? A smart phone tour of 13 downtown points of interest. The GR TagTour has been created through a...

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Foodies rejoice: Restaurant Week comes to Grand Rapids

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 11-01-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Winter is just around the corner and people who are concerned about putting on a few extra pounds to survive the long, harsh season need not fret. Restaurant Week Grand Rapids 2010 comes to the rescue with 10 days of reasonably priced ($20.10) three...

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