Food Bank invites community to kick hunger at Million Meal March 10K

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is inviting the public to raise money and kick hunger on Sept. 27 at the Million Meal March, a 10K hike on the White Pine Trail. Now in its third year, the Million Meal March was created with a single goal: to...

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Rapid Delivery Improv

by (Healing-Improv)

Submitted 09-21-2014 under

RAPID DELIVERY IMPROV - Improv for grown-ups! Come eat, drink and laugh. Rapid Delivery Improv, the improv performance troupe of The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. 90 minute show of fast paced improv comedy. Short form, mid form and musical improv...

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Brewery Vivant to take over Cherry Street at 4th annual beer fest

by (caithoop)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant is gearing up to welcome an estimated 2,500 attendees to this year’s Wood-Age Beer Fest. In order to accommodate the excited fan base, the brewpub has expanded the event and spilled out onto Cherry Street, thanks in part to...

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Annual Eastown Streetfair to kick off Saturday

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Eastown Community Association and Eastown Business Association are hosting the 41st Annual Eastown Streetfair on Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. This outdoor festival will take place along Wealthy Street between Giddings Avenue and...

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Diners take advantage of sweet, savory deals as Restaurant Week continues

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

Restaurant Week continues in Grand Rapids through August 24. Over 60 area restaurants are participating in this year's event including neighborhood favorites like Grove, Red Jet Cafe, Terra GR and The Mitten ...

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Senior Artie Smith grateful for good food, good friends

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 07-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

After her husband passed away, Artie Smith moved in with her daughters in Grand Rapids. Three years ago, she made the transition to Ransom Tower Apartments, a facility for low-income seniors run by the Grand Rapids Housing Commission. At 80 years...

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Local, national brewers to pour side by side at Summer Craft Beer Festival

by (andreemi)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under NEWS

For the fourth year, WGRD and the West Grand Neighborhood Organization came together to organize the Summer Craft Beer Festival, an outdoor festival featuring live music, food, games and craft beer from brewers around the country. The festival is...

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Restaurant owner works to honor mother's legacy

by (Lindsay Fischer)

Submitted 07-10-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Marie Catrib, founder of the popular East Hills restaurant of the same name, passed away just over a year ago, on June 5, 2013. Since then, her son Fouad Catrib has been the sole owner of the restaurant and has worked to uphold his mother's...

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Downtown Market open for holiday weekend

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-01-2014 under NONPROFITS

Kids at the Market activities: Tuesday mornings, from 10 a.m. to noon (Market Terrace) July 1: Story time with Author Terri Rowe, who will read her kids books “Green Goo,” “Who are you?” and “Emily...

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From Brooklyn to Grand Rapids: Founders prepares stage for largest music, beer fest yet

by (andreemi)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, June 21, Founders Brewing Company will host its seventh annual Founders Fest outdoor music festival on dual stages in front of the brewery at 235 Grandville Ave SW. The festival begins at 3 p.m and ends at 11 p.m. It will include local...

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