Southtown neighbors in need of more public spaces, design charrette for Madison Park to come

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 07-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

View Southtown reporters: Where do you hang out in Southtown? in a larger map   When many Grand Rapidians think of their favorite local spots to gather, the first answers do not usually include places in Southown or Madison Square. There is no...

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LINC invites community members to set their news agenda on The Rapidian

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

Although LINC just moved to its new building in Madison Square (1167 Madison SE), its spacious community training room has been put to task, hosting dozens of trainings in the last two months. On a sunny Monday evening, LINC staffers Kari Galbreath...

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Community gathers to build outdoor gym at MLK Park

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 06-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

After a long week of sitting at the computer it felt great to play in the dirt. Friday morning I joined Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and a diverse group of volunteers at Martin Luther King Park. The task at hand: to prep the grounds for Saturday...

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