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Grand Rapids Food Coop Initiative celebrates its first anniversary

Submitted 06-28-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Food Coop Initiative celebrated its first anniversary with a picnic gathering for members and friends on June 4, 2017.

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Pho616 to serve authentic Vietnamese cuisine in Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Submitted 06-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

Pho616 will open in the Market Hall later this summer. Pho616, owned by Ty Nguyen and Han Lee, will make traditional Vietnamese pho noodle soup as well as banh mi, summer rolls and other Vietnamese specialties, as well as having a retail shop carrying Asian produce and Vietnamese items.

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Amer Gerzic

Submitted 06-27-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, this series features profiles of community members who have immigrated to Grand Rapids.

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Eastown invites Grand Rapids to celebrate annual Bizarre Bazaar

Submitted 06-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

This year’s event will be held on Wealthy Street, in Eastown on June 24, 2017 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bizarre Bazaar celebrates local craft persons, entertainment, food and the unique flavor of Eastown.

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In Season: June 17, 2017

Submitted 06-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.

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Grand Rapids gathers to celebrate Asian culture, heritage at first festival

Submitted 06-13-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Grand Rapids hosted the first Asian Festival on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Rosa Parks Circle. The festival was a cultural celebration with music, entertainment, food and dance.

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In Season: June 10, 2017

Submitted 06-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.

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Annual "Día del Sol" fundraiser celebrates Grandville Avenue community

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

On June 15, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities will be hosting their annual fundraiser at the Goei Center.

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Grand Rapids Pride Center celebrates LGBTQ month with series of events, festival

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

This year GR Pride Fest is proud to welcome headliner, Billy Gilman. The Grand Rapids Pride Festival is June 17, 2017 at Calder Plaza.

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market to host second annual Iron Chef-style "Market Masters" competition

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

On June 16, 2017, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host “Market Masters 2, Back for Seconds." Proceeds from the event will benefit the Downtown Market Education Foundation, which supports culinary and nutritional education, entrepreneur opportunities and local food production.

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