Bizarre Bazaar

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 05-13-2014 under

The Eastown Community Association along with the Eastown Business Association are hosting their annual Bizarre Bazaar, a staple event in the Eastown community. This year’s event will be held along Wealthy Street on June 28 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m....

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by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 05-01-2014 under

The 3rd annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is Aug. 16 and 17, 2014. Starting at noon at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., it’s two days of FREE live jazz! Bring folding chairs, blankets,...

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Community gardens are growing vegetables, knowledge and community

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 04-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Everyone eats. And most of us like hanging out with friends. This is why the local community garden is important. A community garden gives individuals and families a place to grow and care for a plot of fruits and vegetables with others in their...

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DeltaPlex arena to host beer and comedy festival

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 02-14-2014 under NEWS

On Friday and Saturday, the DeltaPlex hosts the sixth Great Brew Ha Ha. The event will feature Grand Rapids and Michigan breweries as well as internationally known brands. Between drinks, attendees can enjoy stand up comedian acts from national and...

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Brewery Vivant celebrates fall with different style of brewing

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 10-08-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Community members of all ages joined in the Brewery Vivant parking lot on Saturday to celebrate fall and the third annual Wood-Aged Beer Festival. The event gave participants the opportunity to engage in the forward-moving beer culture in Beer City...

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Brewery Vivant to introduce rare, limited brews at 3rd annual Wood-Aged Beer Festival

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 09-30-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The third annual Wood-Aged Beer Festival will take place Saturday, October 5 from 1-9 p.m. Brewery Vivant will feature 20 of their own wood-aged brews. The event is 21+, and $10 will get you admission, a collector's glass and two beer or food...

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Lamp Light music festival gearing up for second year

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-17-2013 under NEWS

Lamp Light Music Festival's inaugural kickoff last fall proved to be a popular success. So now John Hanson, event founder and organizer, is gearing up for year two, to be held November 1, 2 and 3. The event will once again be in the Eastown...

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Heartside Gallery exhibit highlights 25 artists at Domincan Center gallery

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 07-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood Art Gallery is displaying the works of the Heartside Gallery Artists through the month of August. Most of the several works are available for purchase. An off shoot of the Heartside Ministry of Grand Rapids, the...

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Clean up Eastown

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-17-2013 under NEWS

Eastown residents and neighbors are invited to brush up the business district prior to Bizarre Bazaar, the annual outdoor art and music festival. The cleanup will occur this Friday, June 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Harmony Brewing Company is...

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Pride Festival to celebrate support for LGBT community

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 06-13-2013 under NEWS

Pride Festival will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with the addition of the Grand Rapids Parade of Pride. Pride Festival will be held on Saturday, June 15 at Calder Plaza. The festival celebrates steps being made forward in the gay community,...

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