Building community around a tabletop

by (Brianna Steiner)

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

On a green, felt table a group of tabletop gamers lay out their board and its pieces, getting ready to begin their play. Their game of choice tonight: Agricola. The gamers will strategize, laugh, and engage with like-minded community members in a...

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Gaming on board: party provider expands services with Ultimate Gaming Bus

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Brian Mosby is in the entertainment business. He caters to families and children of all ages. After three years in the business and working mostly with younger children providing inflatable bounce houses and slides, face painting and dunk tanks,...

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GrandCon's inaugural year draws large crowds

by (rpontius)

Submitted 10-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The inaugural year of GrandCon surprised its creators Brian Lenz and Marc Specter with a much larger turnout than expected. "We had a huge amount of community support. This whole thing was predicated on being received by the community,"...

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GrandCon reveals free comic day giveaway plans and special guests

by (Raheeq Al-Zaidan)

Submitted 05-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

GrandCon, Grand Rapids' first gaming and comic arts convention, is showing its support of Free Comic Book Day by offering a month-long prize giveaway to all convention registrants. They have secured many talented featured guests and also...

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