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Central District Cyclery moves to Creston neighborhood

Submitted 03-30-2016 under NEWS

Bike shop joins exciting changes happening in area centered around Plainfield Avenue, directly north of downtown Grand Rapids, with coffee bar on site.


Creston Business District to welcome first Brewery

Submitted 03-08-2016 under NEWS

With new-age ambiance and aromatic beers, Creston Brewing is committed to creating an inclusive and colorful space.


Land, labor, capital: Looking at root causes of our diseased food system

Submitted 02-09-2016 under OPINION

Lance Kraai of New City Urban Farm proposes a generous reciprocal free market based on Judaic/Christian ideas of Shalom over capitalism and addresses the historical problems that capitalism has created.


New Year's resolution: Get to know your neighbor

Submitted 01-12-2016 under OPINION

By getting to know our neighbors who have different faith traditions than we do, we can come to appreciate Grand Rapids in its wholeness.


Equity Drinks to include police chief in public discussion on rifle purchases

Submitted 12-29-2015 under NEWS

Local discussion group to continue pushing forward conversations on race, policing at Rezervoir Lounge on January 7, 2015.


60 Thanksgiving wishes needed for local kids, families

Submitted 11-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

60 Wishes are needed for children and families. These are not a typical toy request but items that help provide a better quality of life.


City High Middle School to host 7th annual Recycled Art Market

Submitted 11-03-2015 under NEWS

The art market will be held Saturday, November 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and showcase artists and crafters from all over Michigan.


Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.


Artists Creating Together partners with Creston Neighborhood Association in Art of Gardening class

Submitted 08-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

ACT's Art of Gardening class will end with a potluck dinner on September 8.


Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.