Community Foundation Grant Improves Access to Local Fruits and Vegetables

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 02-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

To address the need for access to fresh produce in underserved urban communities, Grand Rapids Community Foundation has awarded a $150,000 grant to Fair Food Network’s Double Up Food Bucks program. The program will encourage food stamp...

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Live coverage of Sunday Soup #9 - Holiday potluck

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-10-2010 under NEWS

Today is Sunday Soup #9, and after salivating all week, attendees will be ready to chow down. The holiday edition of Sunday Soup at 6 p.m. is a combination of the November and December soup events. For those who cannot make it, I will be...

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Through the season: J. Dykstra Produce's chestnut stuffing and Bob Alt Farm's pumpkin centerpiece

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

For every person who took the day off work to cook for Thanksgiving, there's another person still plumbing their minds for what to make. Here are two recipes from a couple of our vendors.   J. DYKSTRA PRODUCE'S CHESTNUT STUFFING Servings:...

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[REVIEW] Bangkok Taste Cuisine

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 11-04-2010 under OPINION

As a connoisseur of great Asian food, I was excited to learn of Grand Rapid’s newest restaurant, Bangkok Taste Cuisine, which also is now the city’s sixteenth Thai restaurant. Its owners, the Kue family, aspire to bring out the Thai culture in the...

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Cherry Deli: Simply Amazing

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 10-31-2010 under OPINION

This article was written and edited by Abby Tideman, Jonathan Krzykwa, Jacob Brunner, Brooke Fortney, and Jennifer Hathaway for EN 101-1300 at GRCC. The Cherry Deli has inspired more than just taste buds; it has helped invigorate a once struggling...

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Local Persian fare tantalizes tastebuds

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 10-26-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This article was written and edited by Bart Boorsma, Brittney Frye, Kailey Smith, Rachelle Van Dyke and Wes Vos for EN 101-1300 at GRCC. You don’t have to go to Persia to get a Mediterranean experience. At Shiraz Grille in Grand Rapids, authentic...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] J. Gardella’s Tavern

by (amandastpierre)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Just a few doors in from the corner of Fulton Street and Ionia Avenue, J. Gardella’s Tavern awaits ArtPrize enthusiasts looking for a casual “Chicago tavern-style” experience. Their fare includes a variety of starters, burgers, sandwiches and...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] Big O's Cafe

by (kolene)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

It's easy to miss Big O's if you aren't looking for it. It can be found at the corner of Ottawa and Monroe Center and you have to walk down a ramp to get to the front door. Once inside you'll be seated in a relaxed and casual atmosphere with an open...

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[Eat & Drink Artprize 2010] The B.O.B.

by (terawozqualls)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

As one of the largest venues for ArtPrize pieces The B.O.B. (the Big Old Building) is a great place to enjoy lunch or dinner daily. The variety of food and drinks at The B.O.B. proves to be something for everyone.   Restaurants and other...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] Pub 43

by (George)

Submitted 08-23-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

A landmark establishment in Heartside’s Avenue for the Arts, Pub 43 (43 S. Division) has been the drinking establishment of choice for many of the art district’s longstanding organizers, residents and other insiders. Many a gallery exhibition,...

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