memorial park

Parks as place markers record our city's history

by (Tim Gleisner)

Submitted 10-15-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Our parks tell the story of many of our historical moments as a city, and serve as gathering places as we process the events of our lives.  “[I can] never forget one incident of that terrible day of the  assassination of President...

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Monument and Veterans Memorial Park to receive facelift

by (rpontius)

Submitted 09-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

“People are like, hey, well – this just happened overnight. Well, it didn’t happen overnight,” says Steve Faber of the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks. “That park has been on the books for nearly a decade. It’s just...

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