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Celebrate A Gay Afternoon in Cherry Street Park

Submitted 08-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

On Saturday, August 17, East Hills Council of Neighbors sponsors A Gay Afternoon to celebrate the diversity in their community with a street party with music, education, beer, and food


Story Cafe builds community through storytelling

Submitted 08-13-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Billy and Marcia Angel bring community drama and storytelling to Grand Rapids using their coffeehouse, Story Cafe, for a stage.


Halfway there, Million Meal March presses on

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Food Bank hosts second 10K Trail Hike to aid locals struggling with hunger.


Grand Rapids band This Is The Year stays real, stays positive

Submitted 08-08-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Pop-punk group makes music about life's ups and downs, but wants to work toward making sure the ups outnumber the downs.


In Season: August 10, 2013

Submitted 08-07-2013 under NONPROFITS

Your favorite peak season produce is waiting for you! Come see what August has to offer!


Local business owners to host culinary class featuring local beer

Submitted 08-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Experience Beer City, USA in whole new way; handcrafted education and fun.


Grand Raggidy Roller Girls to chase pub crawl participants

Submitted 08-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

This year's Running of the Bulls will raise money for the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan as members of Grand Raggidy Roller Girls chase participants on a scavenger hunt throughout downtown bars.


John Butler Trio fans jump onstage during memorable concert

Submitted 08-05-2013 under OPINION

At least five members of the audience jumped onstage during the encore of John Butler Trio performance at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Highlights from the show included classic jam "Ocean" and an end of the world dance party.


In Season: August 3, 2013

Submitted 08-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

Come check out what bounty the month of August has in store for you at Fulton Street this week!


The Heritage Theatre Group to present "American Buffalo" by David Mamet

Submitted 07-31-2013 under NONPROFITS

August 1-3 and 8-10 in Spectrum Theater's black box at 8 p.m.