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Guiding Light Helps Tim Build a Sober Life After Losing it All

Submitted 08-25-2021 under NONPROFITS

Tim has been struggling with alcoholism for decades. Despite managing to stay sober for 8 years, through which he achieved the dream of "the house and the picket fence" he found himself drinking again after the economy crashed.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Cancel Culture

Submitted 08-23-2021 under OPINION

The anger and demands that accompany today's Cancel Culture often leave people feeling like the only way to survive is to go along with everyone else who says that the Emperor's clothes are beautiful and ignore the fact that the Emperor is in fact naked. What do you all think?


What's at the Market: Saturday, August 21, 2021

Submitted 08-20-2021 under NONPROFITS

Summer isn’t over just yet! Come down to Market and savor the flavors of summertime in Michigan.


Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 19

Submitted 08-19-2021 under NEWS

Kent District Library launching streaming platform for local musicians; Grand Rapids Public Schools requiring face coverings for all students, staff.


Community Land Trusts: An Avenue to Wealth Building, More Equitable Housing

Submitted 08-18-2021 under NONPROFITS

Dwelling Place’s regional Community Land Trust initiative aims to bring affordable homeownership opportunities to low- and moderate-income individuals and families


Noises Off Comes To Grand Rapids Circle Theatre

Submitted 08-17-2021 under OPINION

Noises Off proves a frenetic, funny, and very English farce.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Religion a Force Against Racism?

Submitted 08-16-2021 under OPINION

How has religion advanced us towards a world with less racism?


Community updates: Friday, Aug. 13

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NEWS

Fiesta Mexicana returning to downtown Grand Rapids next month; City of Grand Rapids earns national award for residential recycling programs; and CDC classifies Kent County as "substantial" COVID-19 risk.


What's at the Market: Saturday, August 14, 2021

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

It’s Peak Season here at FSFM and this years bounty is filling the Market stalls with beautiful colors, textures, and aromas. Come on down this Saturday and enjoy all that this season has to offer.