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Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Gertrude Van Houten was a local celebrity during the 1920s & 1930s, and she was almost lost to history.
Submitted 05-23-2016 under NONPROFITS
Earlier this month, more than 1,000 students joined Artists Creating Together at Lincoln Campus to celebrate arts, abilities, and community.
Submitted 05-17-2016 under NEWS
More than 50 vendors will be present for the first event, taking place Sunday, May 22 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Submitted 05-03-2016 under NEWS
Vault of Midnight celebrates Free Comic Book Day with an all-day sidewalk festival on Monroe Center featuring cosplay contests, video game tournaments, trivia games, and many other activities for kids and adults.
Submitted 04-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Giant ice sheets carved out the Great Lakes leaving Michigan a fertile land roaming with large creatures and early nomadic tribes. Grand Rapids was home to the Goodall tribe who left behind burial mounds.
Submitted 04-22-2016 under NONPROFITS
How a celebration of art bridged communities in the Grand Rapids area.
Submitted 04-19-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Eastown Community Association is hosting several events to celebrate community this April-June including Dig into Spring, Picnic in the Park, mobile food trucks and Bizarre Bazaar.
Submitted 04-18-2016 under NONPROFITS
Announcing Local First's 2016 Street Party performers!
Submitted 04-14-2016 under NONPROFITS
Boyz II Men joins Grand Rapids Symphony for the 2016 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops, featuring a David Bowie Tribute in separate special events
Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Jessica Young talks to Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing about the landscape of modern religious storytelling, including festival guests Tobias Wolff, George Saunders, Zadie Smith, Sarah Bessey, and Nadia Bolz-Weber.
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