Fifth annual Fall Fest hosted by Downtown Grandville

by (BBieniek)

Submitted 10-04-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The City of Grandville is once again preparing to mark the changing of seasons. An annual event for Grandville, Fall Fest is a celebration of local businesses. This Saturday, October 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., you’ll be able to see it all in...

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Ride The Rapid for access to spring break fun, coffee, art, shopping in April

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 03-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

The arrival of April means spring has officially sprung. With more hours of daylight and warmer weather making an appearance on the weekly forecasts, this is the perfect time to get out and enjoy all that Greater Grand Rapids has to offer. ...

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Corner Record Shop defies digital revolution

by (JordanSchulte)

Submitted 02-19-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

In an unassuming plaza on Chicago Drive, between a family diner and a used car lot, sits the Corner Record Shop. Inside you’ll find over 80,000 alphabetized records, tapes, CDs and more. Owner Steve Williamson says he isn’t sure exactly...

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Grand Rapids festivities to promote community, entertainment for national holiday

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

Celebrating independence and community is the main focus of this year’s Fourth of July festivities around the Grand Rapids area. From Grandville to East Grand Rapids, neighborhoods will hold several events to entertain and captivate people of...

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Randal Gelderloos and Steve Mass to run for Grandville mayor

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 11-01-2013 under NEWS

On November 5, two city council members will compete for a rare opportunity for an open seat as mayor of Grandville. James Buck has served as mayor for 29 years and is retiring, leaving the mayor seat open to new candidates. Those two candidates are...

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Osgood Brewing Co. brings first craft brewery, gourmet pizzeria to Grandville

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 10-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grandville brewery, which opened September 5, is adding variety to the local restaurant fare. The first brewery in the area, Osgood Brewing Company's opening days have presented them with some hurdles to overcome. Ron Denning, Grandville...

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Grand Raggidy Roller Girls gear up for fall season

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 09-14-2012 under NEWS

The Grand Raggidy Roller Girls is a roller derby league based in Grandville. The league consists of three teams: The Grand Raggidy All Stars, the WFTDA ranked competition level team; The G-Rap Attack!, the mid-level team; and The Rapid Assault, made...

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Holiday "Snow Buddies" from Younkers stores help raise money for local Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

Whether sledding or skating, winter fun is always doubled when enjoying it with a friend. And Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., who operates Bergner’s, Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s, Parisian and Younkers, wants to...

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