Bridge Street Market, the new market for everyone

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish   It was a sunny summer afternoon, my mom, sister and I walked down Bridge Street all the way to the Stocking and visited for the first time the Moctezuma Store, one of the few...

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Salsa Celebración heats up Downtown Market with salsa sampling, activities for kids

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

If you’re looking for a spicy way to spend your Saturday, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is hosting a brand new event on July 29, 2017 from 12 p.m. - 9 p.m. that you won’t want to miss. Salsa Celebración brings together summer’s...

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Laura Armenta

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 06-27-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

  For Immigrant Heritage Month, I asked several friends and connections who immigrated to Grand Rapids to share a little about their heritage. The goal of this endeavor is to help educate and inform myself and others in the community about the...

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EatGR Meetup at Tacos El Cunado

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-03-2014 under

Good food is better when you eat it together. It’s even better when you can eat it for a good cause. Join FoodCircles, EatGR, and Feeding America West Michigan on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Tacos El Cunado in Grand Rapids’ Downtown Market....

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Learning to live life while celebrating death: Día de los Muertos at the GRPL

by (amybascom)

Submitted 11-18-2011 under OPINION

Death is a part of life, something everyone deals with in his or her own way. When I was twelve years old and my grandmother’s organs were shutting down, I made wishes every day that by some miracle they would start working again and she would...

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Dia de los Muertos celebrates life and honors the dead at GRPL

by (nlautenbach)

Submitted 11-08-2010 under OPINION

Unlike the spooky Halloween traditions that glorify death and dying, Dia de los Muertos is a celebration of life. On display in the dimly lit upstairs auditorium at the Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL), were approximately 20 altars with brightly...

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