Season's greetings and what Picturesque shows us about Rapidians so far

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-21-2010 under OPINION

It's been half a week since Picturesque went up, and we've gotten over 30 submissions in the meantime. A few things that are coming across in the photos: Even in the winter, Grand Rapidians feel a strong connection to the lake. When I tell folks I...

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Undercover in Heartside - Part III: Observations and conclusions

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-25-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

In this series, I posed as a homeless man living on the streets in Heartside neighborhood from Aug. 15-17. I use the term "patrons" to refer to the homeless men and women in Heartside, derived from their patronage of social services. My friend,...

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