Local business seeks inspiration from British colonial empire

by (kmatisse)

Submitted 12-15-2015 under OPINION

BarFly Ventures has enjoyed tremendous successes in the Grand Rapids community. Downtown staples like Stella’s, Hopcat and GRBC are wildly popular destinations for Grand Rapidians and out-of-towners alike. Mark Sellers, the owner of BarFly,...

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Grand Rapids Film Festival Partners with the Special Olympics

by (Meg Jewell)

Submitted 04-07-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

            The Grand Rapids Film Festival (GRFF) is excited and honored to be partnering with the Special Olympics this year, to create a dinner/ movie screening event that will bring awareness to such important...

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Grandwich 2013 gets sampled: Sandwiches 21-30

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-26-2013 under OPINION

For the third year in a row, Downtown Grand Rapids and The Neighborhood  Business Alliance restaurateurs to give us their best sandwich that highlights local ingredients with the Grandwich competition. Diners are then encouraged to vote for...

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Oak Hill Cemetery Part II: The individuals buried there and their contributions to GR

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-07-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is part two of a two part series talking about the History of Oak Hill Cemetery and the people buried there. I also spoke with Fred Quillin, who is a local history buff, to get a citizens perspective on the cemeteries in this great city....

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