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AIA Grand Rapids Presents: An Evening with Joe Valerio FAIA, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates Keynote Lecture

Submitted 05-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

Please join us for an opportunity to hear from a recognized, national expert in the architectural profession. As a founding principal of VDTA, Joe’s architectural expertise positions him as a leader and innovator in the design world.

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In Season: May 11

Submitted 05-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

Michigan asparagus, tulips, and rhubarb has arrived!! We've got a lovely array of herb + vegetable transplants, potted plants + flowers, ramps, locally-made food products, and artisan goods for today's Market. And tomorrow we'll have a full Market with an even wider selection!

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Grand Rapids Pops plays the great musical themes from 'Star Wars,' 'Star Trek,' 'Lord of the Rings' and more, May 10-12

Submitted 05-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music from 'Harry Potter,' 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' 'Superman' and many more films comes to Grand Rapids Pops stage May 10-12

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Two Local Nonprofits Join Forces to Bring Larger Than Ever Plant Sale To GR

Submitted 05-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

Start your garden while supporting urban agriculture nonprofit, Urban Roots and low-cost housing provider, Well House

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City Connection - Communication Strategies with Doug Matthews and Amy Snow-Buckner

Submitted 05-06-2019 under NEWS

This month, Mayor Bliss is joined by two special guests: Doug Matthews, Grand Rapids Assistant City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), and Amy Snow-Buckner, the city's Managing Director of Communications

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Can Human Beings Be Predestined to Hell?

Submitted 05-06-2019 under OPINION

Sue L. asks, “How can anyone be condemned to Hell or ‘saved’ if God has preordained what that individual will do with their life? Are some people destined to spend eternity in Hell before they are even born?”

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Afoot: Hymns and Donuts

Submitted 05-04-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Readers offer scenes from the streets

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Letter carriers to host mailbox food drive May 11

Submitted 05-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan invites Grand Rapids residents to help neighbors in need by placing nonperishable food items in their mailboxes Saturday, May 11. All items will be collected by postal workers and distributed through Feeding America West Michigan's network of partner agencies.

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In Season: May 4, 2019 (Opening Day of the Main Season)

Submitted 05-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

Happy May!! And you know what May means..Opening Day of our Main Season!! Come celebrate our 97th season with us TOMORROW by getting outside (weather is supposed to be in the mid-upper 60s!), shopping for local food, and getting to know your Michigan farmers + food producers!

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market generated $31 Million in new economic activity for Kent County in 2017

Submitted 05-02-2019 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has become a destination for hundreds of thousands of people since its opening, and a new study, released by Grand Valley State University, estimates the overall economic impact caused by the Market to be more than $31 million in Kent County.

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