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Tired of looking fearfully in the rearview mirror, immigrants will march for Driver's Licenses for All on May 1

Submitted 04-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

On May 1st, many in the immigrant community will be marching for Another Day Without Immigrants: El Grito Por Las Licensias, or The Roar for Licenses. The march will start at 12 noon at Garfield Park and cities across Michigan will be participating in the fight for Driver's Licenses for All.


In Season: April 20, 2019

Submitted 04-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

April showers bring May flowers. And speaking of flowers, we'll have a selection of beautiful hanging flower baskets, potted herbs, pansy + viola flats (price + selection may vary from picture), and Easter flowers at the Market tomorrow!


Grand Raggidy Roller Derby Recap, April 13th

Submitted 04-18-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

GRRD All Stars defeat Flint Roller Derby and GRRD Attack battled it out against Ypsilanti


"Organic Lawn Workshop"- Beautiful lawns and gardens, without chemicals.

Submitted 04-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

Organic Lawn Workshop featuring Steve Veldheer of Good Sweet Earth


Need trout? Michigan nets national reputation as trout fishing mecca

Submitted 04-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

Michigan is nationally known as a trout fishing destination, with thousands of miles of cold, quality trout streams and hundreds of trout lakes accessible to anglers.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Can My Car be Cursed?

Submitted 04-15-2019 under OPINION

I think my car is cursed. … Is it possible for objects to be cursed?


Festival of the Arts' 50th Celebration poster commemorates Calder's La Grande Vitesse

Submitted 04-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

To commemorate its 50th year, Festival of the Arts is excited to announce renowned designer Stephen Frykholm as its 2019 poster artist. One of the longest running festivals in the state of Michigan, Festival of the Arts will hold its 50th celebration on June 7, 8, and 9 in downtown Grand Rapids.


In Season: April 13, 2019

Submitted 04-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

Although the ice, snow, rain, storms, wind, and clouds have returned the last couple days, we are anticipating a sunny day tomorrow, just in time for shopping at the Market! We'll have around 30 vendors with a diverse product selection!


Grand Raggidy Roller Derby Preview, Saturday, April 13th

Submitted 04-11-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Raggidy All Stars vs. Flint Roller Derby and Grand Raggidy Attack vs. Ypsilanti Vigilantes


Grammy Award winner from West Michigan joins Grand Rapids Symphony and Choruses for massive Mahler Symphony No. 3

Submitted 04-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

GR native Michelle DeYoung won the Grammy for Best Classical Album with a recording of Mahler's Third Symphony. The mezzo soprano joins 250 musicians to perform it in DeVos Hall, April 12-13.