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In Season: September 6, 2019

Submitted 09-06-2019 under NONPROFITS

Tomatoes, corn, peaches, plums, apples, summer squash, watermelon, broccoli, potatoes, and peppers galore! It's such an amazing time of year with such a diverse + abundant selection of Michigan produce!


The Power of One: How local nonprofit has grown into a powerhouse of local grassroots philanthropy

Submitted 09-04-2019 under NEWS

Women Who Care of Kent County began with one person but has expanded to make great local impact.


Activating Downtown Spaces: Heartside Community Reclaims Pekich Park

Submitted 09-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

“We as residents need to take back over our parks, and [the Heartside] area!” Heartside resident Dan Maloney has been a leading voice for change in one of the Heartside Neighborhood’s most prominent public spaces.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Should We be Abolitionists Today?

Submitted 09-03-2019 under OPINION

Amy C. asks, Are people of faith called to be modern day abolitionists today?


WMCAT Opens Fall Enrollment for 15th Year of Free Afterschool Programming

Submitted 08-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

All Grand Rapids Public high school students have access to free arts and technology afterschool programming at WMCAT's state-of-the-art facility on the Westside


How Michigan squirrels boost conservation work across the state

Submitted 08-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

They’re squirrels, and even though you may think you know everything – or don’t think you need to know anything – about them, they play a vital role in keeping Michigan’s ecosystems in healthy shape.


Mental Health Awareness and Advocacy Builds in Heartside

Submitted 08-27-2019 under NONPROFITS

As a response to community need for mental health resources, education opportunities take aim at reducing stigma in the heart of Grand Rapids.


Ethics and Religion talk - Welcoming LGBTQ II

Submitted 08-26-2019 under OPINION

Linda B. asks...What about these churches saying all are welcoming/open and affirming yet preach against LGBTQ?


Dozynki Polish Harvest Festival in Grand Rapids Features Music, Food and Demos This Weekend

Submitted 08-23-2019 under NEWS

The Dosynki Polish Harvest Festival this weekend will be offering top notch entertainment and demonstrations of Polish cooking, dance and crafts.


In Season: August 24, 2019

Submitted 08-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

Good morning Grand Rapids!! Start your day off with a pleasant stroll through the Market, shopping from 40+ vendors, sampling in season fruits + veggies, and getting to know the wonderful humans that grow, create, and raise your food.