local culture

Placemaking gone digital: Local library assistant turns Eastown into video game

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 11-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Drew Damron is a Grand Rapids history and video game enthusiast. He’s also a local cartoonist, and a library assistant at the Grand Rapids Public Library. This past summer, Damron released a video game, The GRpg, Chapter 1, at the Grand Rapids...

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A Year in our Neighborhood: Visual highlights from 2011

by (crestongr)

Submitted 04-18-2012 under NONPROFITS

2011 was an eventful year in the Creston neighborhood for artists, environmentalists, advocates, businessmen, and neighbors alike. In this photo essay, you will see the following stories of the Creston neighborhood unfold. Neighbors gathered to...

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"So far, so good": Welcoming The Cheshire Grill to the neighborhood

by (crestongr)

Submitted 03-06-2012 under OPINION

By: Abby K. Opened on January 23, 2012, The Cheshire Grill is the newest addition to the local restaurant scene. Nestled beside the Sweetland candy shop, The Cheshire Grill combines the charm of a 1950s diner with a modern twist. The result is a...

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