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Submitted 11-25-2015 under NONPROFITS
A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.
Submitted 11-24-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
Heartside Gallery and Studio now offers online shopping, more art shows, a podcast and art making opportunities to grow support for local artists.
Submitted 11-24-2015 under NEWS
In honor of their first anniversary, Headquarters (HQ) will be holding a lip sync battle at Celebration Cinema North, at Knapps Corner. The event, a fundraiser for the organization, includes emcee DJ Adrian Butler and "ringbeards" Beardcore and friends announcing contestants wrestling match style.
Martha's Vineyard has expanded yet again by removing the wall between Martha’s and its Pizza Shop next door. The expansion has created more space for traffic flow inside the popular market, but more importantly, it’s brought a wider grocery selection.
Submitted 11-24-2015 under NONPROFITS
One of the workshops at the Neighborhood Summit next March will seek community input on housing policies, in an effort to create more choices and less disparity.
Submitted 11-23-2015 under NONPROFITS
Highlighting the importance of supporting grassroots movements and elevating voices of color for sustainable change.
Introducing Embellish to the community, including our history, outreach programs, personnel data, and an opportunity to see Embellish in concert on Friday, November 27th, in Chicago.
Submitted 11-20-2015 under NONPROFITS
Submitted 11-19-2015 under NEWS
The restaurant, which was formerly known as Spinnaker before a new look and menu earlier this year, is debuting its paired beer dinner with several Michigan menu items and Schmohz beer.
Submitted 11-18-2015 under NONPROFITS
GRPS FIRST Robotics looking for volunteers
Submitted 11-17-2015 under OPINION
Since coming on the scene in 2013 Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB) has been working to elevate the Greater Grand Rapids community’s awareness of Black businesses and the state of Black businesses.
Submitted 11-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Eight local artists with studios in the local Tanglefoot building are inviting the public to peek into the working worlds of artmaking, celebrate their local art community and support it with purchases of work during the two-day event.
Politics and Pints offers an opportunity for community members to chat and have a beer with local politicians. The event will be held on Nov. 23 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Founders Brewery.
Building resiliency in any system takes time, and it comes at a cost that rarely yields rewards in the early stages. For long-term success, issues of social and ecological durability must focus on empowerment and health, not momentary fixes.
Submitted 11-17-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Neighborhood Business Alliance has created The Go In Grand Rapids smartphone app as the 21st century way to reach everyone - from customer to curious - who want a simple yet cutting edge way to discover what each and every Grand Rapids neighborhood business district has to offer.
Submitted 11-17-2015 under NEWS
The community rallied behind an Renee Ray at Fannies Corner on Monday, calling for justice at the party store near Franklin and Eastern. Ray says she was attacked by the owner with a metal pipe, and feels the police didn't take her case seriously enough.
Submitted 11-16-2015 under NONPROFITS
Following a special Nov. 20 showing of "Suffragette", a powerful historical British drama, GVSU women's historian Gretchen Galbraith will offer her perspective on the stirring fact-based movie.
Submitted 11-16-2015 under NEWS
David LaGrand hopes to win to a Michigan House seat on his commitment to criminal justice reform, equitable housing and alternative energy. The Democrat will face Republican Blake Edmonds in the March 8, 2016 general election.
Submitted 11-13-2015 under NONPROFITS
As Grand Rapids continues to grow, how do we make sure there is enough healthy, affordable housing for families?
Submitted 11-12-2015 under NONPROFITS
The Greater Grand Rapids Women's History Council explores the roles spirited local women played in promoting temperance on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
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