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New collaboration to showcase local artists in holiday market

by (Audrey Hutchinson)

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NEWS

Thirteen artists will be featured in a multi-use coworking space at 342 Market SW on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The space includes four artists who use it to make their own individual art. They have collectively decided to curate a group show to be...

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Shop local Black Friday through Cyber Monday at Comprenew

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 11-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew is excited to announce that they will have discounts throughout the weekend both in-stores and online! Shopping with us helps support our mission to keep retired electronic devices out of landfills, while also providing computer literacy...

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Everything you need to know about buying a refurbished computer

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 08-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

Why is purchasing a refurbished computer your best option? This is a very good question, and one that we at Comprenew answer every day. Some people are put off by the “refurbished” tag, but it’s important to know what that actually...

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Ride The Rapid for access to spring break fun, coffee, art, shopping in April

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 03-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

The arrival of April means spring has officially sprung. With more hours of daylight and warmer weather making an appearance on the weekly forecasts, this is the perfect time to get out and enjoy all that Greater Grand Rapids has to offer. ...

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Shop local this holiday season

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

It’s time to think small this holiday season. While Small Business Saturday may be behind us, you can still make an impact in your community by shopping at small businesses this holiday season. If you have holiday shopping to tackle, we...

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How to triumph over the Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale: Tips from a bargain hunter

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

With over 10,000 pairs of shoes and savings of up to 80 percent off, the annual Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale is a bargain hunter’s dream. I would know. Sales are my weakness. At Christmas, my family and I wrap the receipts with our...

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Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace expands outdoor market to provide platform for artists, entrepreneurs

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-17-2016 under NEWS

Beginning this weekend and continuing through the summer, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market launches an all-new Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace for entrepreneurs, artisans and artists. The Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace will focus solely on Michigan-...

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Uptown: Eat Shop Rock continues the fun every Thursday in June

by (Neighborhood Ve...)

Submitted 06-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

We’re now in the third week of this summer’s Eat Shop Rock event; have you been out to see what’s UP in Uptown? If you missed the last two Thursdays, this week it’s time to get into the summer festival celebration mood, for a...

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Clothing Matters provides alternative with environmentally conscious fashion

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 03-10-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

For almost two decades Clothing Matters has been providing sustainably manufactured apparel to the public. Marta Swain, owner of Clothing Matters, says everything about the store is environmentally conscious and over the last 19 years it has laid a...

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Shop locally, give back at Grand Rapids Downtown Market during holidays

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 12-09-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

This holiday season, shopping locally is a way to keep your dollars in the local community while supporting small business owners. On average, 48 percent of each purchase at local independent businesses is recirculated locally, compared to less than...

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