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Glance at the Past - Cigars

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

At the turn of the 20th Century, cigars were the tobacco of choice among Grand Rapidians.

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Glance at the Past - Wealthy Theatre

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

Wealthy Theatre was first opened in 1911.  It has seen it's share of ups and downs over the last 100 years.  This episode of Glance at the Past takes you through it's history of closures, imminent demolition, and its glorious...

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Glance at the Past - Gerald R. Ford

by (WYCE)

Submitted 07-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

A brief history of "Grand Rapids' favorite son," Gerald R. Ford.

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[AUDIO] Joe Taylor Park Set to Open on Grand Rapids' SE Side

by (WYCE_Matt)

Submitted 06-21-2011 under NEWS

West Michigan Environmental Action Council's Dan Schoonmaker speaks with Steve Faber, Executive Director of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks. Faber talks about Baxter neighborhoods' new Joe Taylor Park, opening June 29th, saying the world-class...

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Virginia is for lovers, tire swings are for dreamers, reporting is for the curious

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-14-2011 under OPINION

Reporting. It's for the curious. "I think that it's very easy to go about everyday life, to go from place to place, having the same conversations, getting very comfortable in what you think you know," said Lisa Fairman, a RadioLab...

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Glance at the Past - First Woman Doctor

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

This episode of Glance at the Past shares the history of Grand Rapids first women doctors. Frances Armstrong Rutherford was the first to achieve "regular" medical training. She was also the first in Grand Rapids and in the United States to...

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Glance at the Past - Apple Smorgasbord

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

West of the Grand River was home of the Peach Ridge Growers Association formed in 1928.  Farmers found the peachy soil to be just right for growing apples.  The first apple smorgasbord was held in 1951 to build community through a growers...

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Valentiger: The Speed of Culture

by (WYCE_Matt)

Submitted 05-05-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Matt Jarrells catches up with independent Grand Rapids band Valentiger in the wake of the release and tour in support of Oh, To Know!  The interview was recorded at a corner table at west side best-kept-secret The Kopper Top Restaurant, Tuesday...

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Glance at the Past - Electric Light Baths

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

In this episode of Glance at the Past, learn about the Electric Light Baths used to make people feel frisky and tan. John H. Kellogg first developed this idea to be used in his sanitarium.

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Glance at the Past - Deadly Diseases

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

A brief history of the types of diseases and number of deaths is told from Secretary Wilson's 1898 Board of Health report.

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