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Parks come alive in spring

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 04-08-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The thump of a basketball dribble, the laughter of a toddler swinging for the first time and the holler of a kid recognizing a friend across the playing field for the first time after a long winter – these are the sounds of spring in the park...

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Story Matters: Arlene Schulte sees Grand Rapids as big city, small town

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-12-2013 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. While in Ah Nab Awen Park on Friday, August 23, The Rapidian's Story Matters project...

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So this is Grand Rapids: Welcome to winter

by (kcaralis)

Submitted 01-30-2012 under OPINION

You know it’s winter in Michigan when you struggle to remember the last time you saw the sun. Maybe it’s just the memories of digging my car out of waist-deep snow last year in Boston, but the mild start to this winter leaves me with a...

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