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Wintertime Fun in Grand Rapids

by (tonia.hauser)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Fleeting seasons are whizzing by us, seemingly quicker with each passing year. We blame it on old age and busy agendas, but the reality is— life is short. The time is upon us to start benefiting from the abundant wintertime activities Grand...

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Small Business Saturday at the Market

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

This Small Business Saturday, do your shopping at the Downtown Market! We have 20+ vendors to choose from. OR pick up a Grand Rapids Downtown Market gift certificate which may be redeemed at any of our 20+ indoor artisan food merchants. Giving...

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West Michigan Cooperative sees growth, opportunities in new space on Michigan Avenue

by (keri.amlotte)

Submitted 04-01-2014 under NEWS

Since their founding in 2006, West Michigan Co-op, a Grand Rapids based online farmers market, had been sharing space with other businesses during their monthly pick-up nights. But after years of growth, West Michigan Co-op had outgrown the shared...

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More art, more shopping at Urban Lights event

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

On December 14 from noon until 8 p.m. the Division Avenue corridor businesses will organize a shop hop just in time for the holiday season. If you've missed the Uptown Holiday Shop Hop, the UICA Artists' Holiday Market or the festivities at...

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Cast your vote for best window display during Window Wonderland Campaign

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-03-2013 under NEWS

On November 22 Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. launched its Window Wonderland Campaign, an effort that challenges downtown businesses to create unique holiday themed window displays. Collaborating with local shops are students from Kendall College of Art...

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First Fridays on Avenue for the Arts offers chance for unique holiday shopping

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-03-2013 under NEWS

On December 6 from 6-10 p.m. galleries along the Division Avenue corridor will be open during evening hours for First Fridays. The event is designed around local artisans with work for sale. Handmade goods, artwork and drink specials will be...

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Make connections, shop, learn at Black Market

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-19-2013 under NEWS

On Saturday November 23, Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB) will team up with LINC to present The Black Market. The two day event begins on Friday from 5-8 p.m. and continues on Saturday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the LINC gallery in the...

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Teresa Z Illustration debuts at The Market

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-14-2013 under NONPROFITS

  Teresa Z is excitedly getting ready to show at her first art market of the summer: The Market Presented by Avenue for the Arts. Since graduating from GVSU with a BFA in sculpture, she had taken a break from creating art and has spent the...

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During annual Shop Hop, Eastown Antiques turns profit for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

The four neighborhoods that comprise Grand Rapids' Uptown Business District were flooded with Christmas lights and crowds during last Thursday’s Holiday Shop Hop. But visitors would have been hard-pressed to find a spot more heavily...

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Eastown Antiques supports food bank during Shop Hop

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Eastown Antiques, which stands like an anchor on the corner of Lake Drive and Wealthy, has long been one of the prime destinations in the annual Uptown Holiday Shop Hop. This year, Eastown Antiques is doing something different: Along with the...

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