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In Season: July 6,2013

Submitted 07-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

Cherries have arrived! Come stock up on your berries for the holiday weekend!


Creating a fresh community at the Downtown Market

Submitted 07-02-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Downtown Market is bringing vibrancy to a dormant part of the downtown and creating a community through business, events and classes for all ages.


GR Makers support ideas, collaboration

Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Join the free social gatherings Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at 401 Hall Street SW to share ideas and meet fellow makers.


Amway Fourth of July Family Fireworks to include naturalization ceremony

Submitted 07-01-2013 under NEWS

As part of the Fourth of July celebration, 60 West Michigan residents will be sworn in as U.S. citizens on the Fourth of July at Ah-Nab-Awen Park.


UICA screening French film "Something in the Air"

Submitted 06-28-2013 under OPINION

"Something in the Air," a film about French students in 1968, opened at UICA Friday June 28.


Animation camp to create role models for future Superwomen

Submitted 06-28-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The super power of media is you: A summer day camp for high school students with full scholarships available, the Girl Power Camp is for both girls and guys.


Outdoor movie screen coming to outdoor parks, venues

Submitted 06-28-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

DDA is seeking community input of themes for the new outdoor movie screen.


Grand Rapids Original Swing Society hosts prom theme night

Submitted 06-27-2013 under NEWS

The Swing Society hosted a night full of dancing despite last minute changes.


Founders Fest proves itself supreme Grand Rapids party

Submitted 06-26-2013 under OPINION

Despite a very hot and humid day, Founders Fest draws thousands of people to their sixth annual celebration of beer and music. Highlights included Minneapolis band Roster McCabe and Detroit performers Satori Circus.


Wynton Marsalis brings diverse jazz showcase to Meijer Gardens

Submitted 06-25-2013 under OPINION

Backed by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis led attendees at Meijer Gardens on a tour through the history of jazz, featuring classics like Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington.