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Vintage charm lights up Jefferson Avenue

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-23-2014 under NEWS

Jefferson Avenue is currently decorated with vintage Christmas lights and ornamentation with a nostalgic charm. From Fulton to State Street, trees lining Jefferson Avenue are strung with the large opaque bulb lighting. Lamp posts are adorned with...

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Local chef to open osteria in renovated Kendall building

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-05-2013 under NEWS

Come the new year, January tentatively, downtown Grand Rapids will be the new home of Osteria Rossa. The Italian inspired Midwestern restaurant will be located in the Kendall building at 16 Monroe Center NE that is currently getting a makeover. Chef...

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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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