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"All.I.Can.:" A ski film with a message

Submitted 12-08-2011 under OPINION

On December 10th, Sherpas Cinema makes a stop in Grand Rapids at the Wealthy Theatre to present All.I.Can. as part of its national tour. All.I.Can is an extreme ski film of spectacular cinematography with a green message.

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Unemployment Action Day comes to Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-07-2011 under OPINION

We are the People will host a demonstration at the office of Congressman Justin Amash downtown. Local activists will march through downtown in support.

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Reserve: the best restaurant you've been neglecting

Submitted 12-02-2011 under OPINION

Reserve proves both creative and technically sound in its Restaurant Week debut.

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Who's engaging the community?

Submitted 11-29-2011 under OPINION

As the new Community Engagement Specialist at The Rapidian, I thought you'd like to know a little bit about who I am, how I got here, and what it means for the Rapidian community.

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Aging well: Westminster Presbyterian Church celebrates 150th birthday

Submitted 11-28-2011 under OPINION

Westminister Presbyterian Church celebrates its 150th year with events for the community and congregation and commits to continue fighting injustice.

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Stacey Clack Photography: Behind the lens

Submitted 11-28-2011 under OPINION

Stacey Clack Photography is a downtown business run by a woman with both passion and purpose. Her story and connections with other female-owned local businesses are enough to inspire women everywhere to do what they love in any way they can.

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First ever Sass Fest celebrates doing it together

Submitted 11-28-2011 under OPINION

"Learning from one another can be free:" not just a wonderful sentiment from Sass Fest creator Marlee Cook-Parrott, but an apt description of the information workshops and talk sessions that were the most successful facets of the event.

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Aquinas College: The first 125 years

Submitted 11-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

Book signing and lecture offered by local author and Aquinas College English professor Gary Eberle.

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Locally owned or chain restaurants: Does it really matter?

Submitted 11-23-2011 under OPINION

Melissa English, of Local First, shares some of the benefits of selecting local first when eating out.

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Who was crowned the king of "Found?"

Submitted 11-22-2011 under OPINION

The Found VS Found Tour rolled into Grand Rapids last week. Here's a wrap-up of what happened and which camp went home with the Grand Rapids crown of Found.

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