In season - July 22, 2011

Submitted 07-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

New at the market! Sweet Corn (in limited quantities)!!! Gladiolas Peppers Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes Purple Beans Currently at the market: Cherries Raspberries Blueberries Gooseberries, Currants, Blackberries Cabbage Garlic Summer Squash,...

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CityFlats Hotel: The First Guest Tells All

Submitted 07-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

When Jane Bock wheeled her suitcase into Grand Rapids' CityFlats Hotel, she heard an audible whisper between the staff members: "Do you think that's our first guest?" She knew when she made her reservation a month or so ago...

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Literacy Center Announces Expansion of Workforce Development Grant

Submitted 07-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Literacy Center of West Michigan’s Customized Workplace English Program announced the expansion of the Incumbent Worker Training Program federal grant.  The program is currently serving companies in Grand Rapids and seeks to expand to...

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GRPS, Life EMS Ambulance, and Spectrum Health Announce New EMT Course Offering

Submitted 07-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

On June 28, 2011, Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) announced a new partnership with Life EMS Ambulance and Spectrum Health designed to offer an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course to high school seniors beginning this fall. Graduates of the...

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Former Perkins employees stay strong, re-enter the working world

Submitted 07-04-2011 under NEWS

On June 12, 2011 word broke that all seven West Michigan locations of Perkins Restaurant and Bakery were closed for good. The following morning the news of the entire company filing for bankruptcy left both customers and former employees reeling...

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In season - July 2, 2011

Submitted 07-02-2011 under NONPROFITS

Currently at the market: Raspberries Strawberries Cherries Zucchini Summer Squash Sugar Snap Peas Tomatoes Carrots Radishes Kohlrabi Green Onions Parsnips Peppers Potatoes Lettuce Spinach Onions Garlic Greens (Arugula, Swiss Chard, Kale, Collard)...

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Catalyst Radio: Good Morning Revolution

Submitted 07-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download it and listen at your leisure!   INTERVIEW (8:41) Zachary Brennan and Jesicka Clark join us in studio today to talk about Good Morning Revolution, the group behind the Really, Really Free Market,...

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Bartertown Diner and Roc’s Cakes to open at long last

Submitted 06-22-2011 under NEWS

After an outpouring of support and a modicum of controversy, Bartertown Diner and Roc’s Cakes will open at long last. The eatery, located in the former Discussions Coffeehouse (6 Jefferson SE), has been in development since late 2010 and will...

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[AUDIO] Joe Taylor Park Set to Open on Grand Rapids' SE Side

Submitted 06-21-2011 under NEWS

West Michigan Environmental Action Council's Dan Schoonmaker speaks with Steve Faber, Executive Director of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks. Faber talks about Baxter neighborhoods' new Joe Taylor Park, opening June 29th, saying the world-class...

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New Heartside businesses, getting saucy Italian style and snazzy photo recap of the Meetup!

Submitted 06-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

  Welcome to a wonderful warm June! This month It’s All Happening includes a peek at a few new Neighbors, an inside look at an exciting event series and some pics from the June Meetup! Revision Division is in full effect month...

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