Midtown

[MIDTOWN] Couple's documentation shows shopping local does not need to be costly

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 08-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Rice, canned beans, eggs, sweet potatoes, carrots, cheese, bread and El Matador tortilla chips. These are common items in Amanda Narvaes and Josh Dunigan's pantry, and if they are staples on your shopping list, the couple will tell you it does not...

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[MIDTOWN] Midtown Community Garden a part of urban revitalization efforts

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 08-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Seated in the center of Holland NE is a community garden unfurling in leafy greens and bright yellow blossoms. Sandwiched between two houses and their respective bull dogs, Midtown Community Garden boasts four types of squash, cucumbers,...

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[MIDTOWN] Midtown resident harvests crops grown in his truck bed

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 07-29-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

On any sunny evening in Midtown, Eric Kehoe's truck is probably basking on the corner of Grand NE and Hawthorne NE. Arranged neatly in the bed are tomato plants, bell pepper plants, herbs, garlic and salad greens. Crops have been sprouting out of...

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[MIDTOWN | HERITAGE HILL] First cupcake eat-off fueled by Nantucket this Saturday

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

What began as a joke will become a reality this Saturday morning. Hot dogs, crack fries, chili, and barbeque, in the spirit of food competitions, a new one has arrived on the scene: Nantucket Baking Company's first cupcake eat-off to benefit God's...

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[MIDTOWN] Donation yoga on the Green every Wednesday

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Amber Zidarevich Kilpatrick wears many hats. She is the community organizer for Eastown Community Association, a Midtown Neighborhood Association board member, an instructor at Seva Yoga, a wife and a mother to a 10-month old. Since May, Amber has...

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[MIDTOWN] MNA to help publicize your Midtown event

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Summer is buzzing with activities, from yard sales to block parties to kickball games on the Green. If you are planning an event or know of one coming up in Midtown, we can help get the word out to your neighbors. Just log onto Facebook and fill out...

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[MIDTOWN] Midtown Green sculpture and meditation garden proposal meeting

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

Midtown Green Park, at the corner of Eastern and Fountain, has long been a favorite neighborhood fun spot.  Whether it’s flying a kite, throwing a frisbee or playing catch with Fido, many Midtown neighbors use this park as an extension of their...

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[MIDTOWN] Fulton St. Farmers Market enters competition for America's favorite farmers market

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Market Manager Melissa Harrington is confident that Fulton Street Farmers Market can take the title of America's Favorite Farmers Market. Often noted for its block's worth of diverse vendors, the market is jam-packed every weekend. "We also have a...

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Glance at the Past - Fulton Street Cemetery

by (WYCE)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The history of Grand Rapids' early burial plot, established in 1838.

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[MIDTOWN] Scavenger hunt: What's on your sub-neighborhood plaque?

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids is peppered with neighborhood plaques. Take a closer look at Midtown's and you'll see there are actually seven distinct plaques tacked all over the neighborhood. Ashby Row, Brikyaat, Cegielnia Crossing, Coldbrook Creek, North of Market...

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