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Asian

From an organizer's perspective: Why the Asian Festival is important

by Zyra Castillo ([email protected])

Submitted 05-23-2017 under OPINION

I live for art, culture, and education. To me all three are inextricably tied. My educational and artistic goals have always been fueled by my love of variety, and personal experiences as an immigrant, person of color and Asian American woman. For a...

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'Championing female leaders of color in West Michigan'

by Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-17-2017 under NEWS

Shannon Cohen and Patricia Sosa VerDuin began having conversations about the representation of women of color in leadership in the news while they got to know each other as W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Leadership Network Fellows. Cohen is the...

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Ramen shop to open on South Division

by Eric Tank (erictank)

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The man who brought Grand Rapids Full Moon Supper Club, Propaganda Doughnuts and grand prize winner of the Cooking Channel's "Doughnut Showdown" is about to open the doors to his latest eatery, The Bandit Queen, a ramen shop and tea...

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[REVIEW] Bangkok Taste Cuisine

by Laura Chittenden (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 11-04-2010 under OPINION

As a connoisseur of great Asian food, I was excited to learn of Grand Rapid’s newest restaurant, Bangkok Taste Cuisine, which also is now the city’s sixteenth Thai restaurant. Its owners, the Kue family, aspire to bring out the Thai culture in the...

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