Jendrasiak, Shaffer compete once more for 1st Ward Seat

by (maria.amante)

Submitted 11-02-2009 under NEWS

To some voters, their ballots Tuesday will leave them with a slight case of déjà vu. Incumbent Jim Jendrasiak and Dave Shaffer both ran four years ago to be elected to the Grand Rapids City Commission, 1st Ward. When the pair competed in 2005,...

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Rent-A-Cop? I Think Not!

by (gpseevers)

Submitted 10-13-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

The car pulls slowly to the side of the road. A booming voice comes from behind the flashing red and blue lights. Driver step out of the car and face forward, lace your fingers together behind your head. Now follow my voice and start walking...

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ArtPrize Artist Profile: Eric Nugent

by (Caleb Syswerda)

Submitted 09-24-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Protect and Serve is the portrait of an old New York cop, lovingly rendered in oil on canvas. Protect and Serve is also a multimedia art project documenting painter Eric Nugent's process from stretching the canvas to the final brushstrokes. Nugent...

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