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[MAP] Picturesquing about town

Submitted 05-18-2011 under OPINION

I've mapped most of the Picturesque contributions below, and many are clustered enough to make an afternoon of it. Imagine: a picnic lunch, a photo expedition, a lovely stroll mapped out by your Pictu

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GRCMC to offer summer camps for teens

Submitted 05-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

It's a fairly easy to find camps for grade schoolers but what do you do with those teenagers? Check out the summer camps we've created for Middle and High School students!

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Catalyst Radio: John Ball Zoo beneficiary of Monday's Hat Trick Concert

Submitted 05-13-2011 under NONPROFITS

John Ball Zoo Society is combatting ecophobia with their JUMP program to get youth to interact with science and nature. Hear about Monday's Hat Trick Concert beneficiary!

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The full story: Writing about our community includes more than cultural events

Submitted 05-09-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian's editor talks about the importance of "hard news" reporting: governement, infrastructure, commerce, and education are an important part of our story.

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Catalyst Radio: In the Image

Submitted 05-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

In the Image serves 800 families a year and works with 32 elementary schools in the GR area. They are also a charity partner for the Fifth Third River Bank Run and will be sponsoring six recovering ad

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Tonight's City Connection postponed, rescheduled for Monday, May 23

Submitted 05-02-2011 under NEWS

Got a question for Mayor Heartwell? Well, you will soon have your chance when the program airs again.

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Picturesque: In plain sight

Submitted 05-02-2011 under OPINION

The dabs of violet were hardly noticeable. Who else today had spotted this shy cluster huddled by a tree? And then I had to wonder: What do we Grand Rapidians notice that we think others miss?

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Catalyst Radio: VSA Michigan GR

Submitted 04-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Executive Director Michele Suchovsky shares how the arts made it possible for a quadraplegic man to sign his name for the first time in 20 years to their 25th anniversary that will bring hundr

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Catalyst Radio: Home Repair Services fostering DIY culture among homeowners

Submitted 04-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

Home Repair Services started in 1979 with home repair house calls for low-income families and has grown into six additional programs to foster a DIY ethic among homeowners.

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WMEAC and GRCC to celebrate Earth Day with Earthwork Music

Submitted 04-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council and Grand Rapids Community College are celebrating Earth Day with a special concert featuring top acts from Earthwork Music at Fountain Street Church in

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