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Urban market comes to Heartside

Submitted 02-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

After two years, plans for a year-round urban market are finally becoming a reality.


Catalyst Radio: PaleoRadio seeks critical conversation without being divisive

Submitted 02-03-2012 under NEWS

WPRR's PaleoRadio is using new media to take its reach beyond Grand Rapids, across the country and to other continents


Grand Rapids parking goes electric

Submitted 01-31-2012 under NEWS

Electric charging stations come to multiple Grand Rapids locations.


Edmond: Transforming walls to bridges

Submitted 01-25-2012 under NEWS

Haitian businessman Ralph Edmond shares ideas on how to help his country.


Catalyst Radio: Internet legislation protested with web blackouts

Submitted 01-20-2012 under NEWS

Community Media Center took a lead locally in a national coordinated blackout of websites Wednesday. The action was to bring awareness to bills currently in Congress. Learn about the bills and why so many participated.


January Series starts 25th year at Calvin College

Submitted 01-03-2012 under NEWS

Once again, Calvin College provides -free to the public- daily speakers for the month of January with a variety of topics and presentations.


Pleasant Park receives $300,000 development award

Submitted 12-08-2011 under NEWS

The project receives the first in a series of critical grants to transform an abandoned parking lot into a neighborhood park.


Want to talk to Mother Nature? Now, there's an app for that.

Submitted 12-07-2011 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Grand Rapids tech wizards AJ Paschka and Andy Weber promise to weave weather into our lives in a whole new way through their Weather Collage smartphone app.


Shop new West Michigan

Submitted 12-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

An invitation to West Michigan business owners, plans to promote holiday shopping in Holland, and an open house for holiday shopping.


Restaurant Week GR 2011: Farm to fork

Submitted 11-02-2011 under NEWS

This year's Restaurant Week Grand Rapids features a few new additions to keep things fresh.