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As the weather continues to warm, we will start seeing a larger selection of Spring produce, including wild foraged morels + ramps, as well as garden transplants, potted herbs + lettuces, a...
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Peach Clobber stepped up to the plate this game. The jammer led the All Stars in scoring with sixty-seven points as the Grand Raggidy All Stars defeated...

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Ever wonder how lawn chemicals became so widely used?  Do they affect the health of people and pets? Is it even possible to have a great lawn without chemicals, and how does the average...

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The last Saturday in April is better than Christmas for Michigan trout fishers.

“Opening day of trout season is an exciting...

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David asks, “Twice in three months, my car was hit in a parking lot. The first time, I was in the car. Little bump, $600 damage, but I got the insurance info of the driver. Second time, I...

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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...

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What local produce + food will you find on vendor stands tomorrow? Take a peek at the list below for the food products we expect from our second season Market vendors!

We are also excited...

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Michelle DeYoung, a three-time Grammy Award-winning singer, was born in Grand Rapids into a musical family while her father was studying at Calvin Theological Seminary to become a minister.

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Every year it feels like it’s been the longest winter in West Michigan. The polar vortex gave us even more reasons to be excited about nicer weather soon. Calendars are getting filled with...

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I received a question recently by email. Upon thanking the sender, I received an auto-response that the owner of the email had died … five years ago! I wish the story had ended here,...

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On Friday, April 5th, a Starfleet starship's worth of people beamed onto DeVos Performance...

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We get excited this time of year, as our farmers are hard at work, germinating, planting, and preparing for the main growing season. We've already seen an increase in vendor attendance, and...

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To many, reaching to a public official about their cares and concerns can be intimidating....

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Opening this Friday, April 5, at Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, a...

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In recent seasons, the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company has been making its way through Shakespeare's history plays, a project which culminates with the current production of the bard's...

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Saturday, April 6, marks the 23rd annual Wheel Run Together on Grand Valley State University’s Campus in Allendale. Run, walk or hand cycle throughout campus while supporting an...

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Every month, Mayor Bliss or a representative from the city will be open to all questions sent in during or in anticipation of her live on-air show "City...

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A question submitted to an interfaith panel on approaches to hospice care: If we believe in heaven, why are we so afraid of dying?

The Reverend Colleen Squires, minister at All Souls...

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With Spring's arrival, we are getting excited for Opening Day in May. We will be hosting our annual Spring Clean-Up on April...

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Oaxaca se destaca por su gastronomía, cultura y uso de costumbres.  
 
Delfina Parada Martínez de 46 años...
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Oaxaca, a state in the South of Mexico, is world-renowned for its gastronomy, culture, and tradition. All traits that have...
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On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Fred Davison will present the story of the beginnings, development, and struggles of the Ottawa Hills Neighborhood; see the varied and beautiful architecture of the...
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The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan (FHCWM), a private, non-profit fair housing organization committed to preventing and eliminating housing discrimination...

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A question submitted to an interfaith panel on approaches to hospice care: How do your faiths view communications with deceased loved ones? Is this not encouraged or not even possible?

The...

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Blood donations tend to go down as temperatures rise. And with families hitting the road for spring break, life-saving blood is needed throughout Michigan right now. 
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We get excited for season changes here at the Market, as it means we'll start seeing different types of vendors, produce, and gardening products on Market stands. We're starting to notice...

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