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Stay sharp with summer book clubs

by (mariahcaitlin)

Submitted 06-21-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

As I need to cut down the time I spend on my phone mindlessly scrolling through social media, I noticed there are several summer book clubs aimed at adults but not a resource to see where they all are and how to get involved. If you aren’t...

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"God of Carnage" will take the stage at Dog Story Theater this Friday

by (The University Wits)

Submitted 02-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

After 11 year old boys Benjamin and Henry get into a fight on the playground, resulting in one child getting hit in the mouth and losing a few teeth, the four parents meet to discuss the unpleasantness calmly and politely. However, as tempers rise...

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Past the gallery doors: Alternative spaces to find art

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 07-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Whether it be stopping at the stand of a jewelry maker at the farmers market, taking a minute to check out the name of the artists whose painting is hanging on your local coffee shop’s wall, or heading downtown for First Fridays for an entire...

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Our place, your voices: The Rapidian's citizen journalism provides rare guide to Grand Rapids

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under OPINION

I moved to the greater Grand Rapids area as a freshman at Grand Valley State University in 2009. Besides the college visit, I had never been to Grand Rapids. My college years were mostly spent at the main campus in Allendale, with only three classes...

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Story Matters: Why Anthony Puzzuoli moved from volunteering to working at Local First

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Local restaurants, businesses help The Rapidian thank investors

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

This year, for The Rapidian's third annual spring fund drive, over 28 local restaurants and businesses have provided gift certificates to their establishments. These gift certificates, used to thank donors at the $25 level and up, provide a...

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