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Stella's Lounge gets creative with cocktails at monthly Sovereign Cocktail Club

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NEWS

Two bartenders at Stella's Lounge have created a monthly club that explores new modernized recipes to classic cocktails for patrons to try.


Mayor Rosalynn Bliss tackles racial disparity, affordable housing in first City Address

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' new mayor set out an ambitious list of goals addressing racial disparity, housing and environmental sustainability in her first State of the City Address.


Tribute concert to celebrate life of David Bowie

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

The Pyramid Scheme is hosting the show at 7:00 p.m. on Feb. 5. designed to raise funds for Girls Rock Grand Rapids, a week-long summer camp that empowers girls and women through music.


Celebrating growth of women-run businesses in Heartside neighborhood

Submitted 02-02-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Three women-owned businesses are creating new attractions in downtown Grand Rapids, featuring smart reuse, creative making and exciting shopping alternatives.


Mayor Bliss to outline opportunities at first State of the City Address next Tuesday

Submitted 01-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Mayor Bliss will be presenting her first State of the City Address at the Harris Building, and streaming it live online. The address will focus on neighborhoods, economic growth, environment and public safety.


The Rapidian announces winners of first Excellence in Citizen Journalism Awards

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Thirteen total awards were handed out last night, celebrating the hard work and bravery exhibited by so many more in 2015.


Awards showcase to celebrate local musicians

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NEWS

The Intersection will host WYCE's 17th Jammies at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 19. Twenty-four artists will perform and 20 awards will be given for numerous categories.


The Rapidian to honor, celebrate citizen journalists at local restaurant

Submitted 01-19-2016 under NEWS

The Rapidian invites the community to come celebrate Grand Rapids' stand out citizen journalists of 2015 at Luna GR on January 25.


Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Hundreds of local food pantries and after-school programs have a hidden connection: Feeding America West Michigan.


UICA prepares for spring season loaded with conversations around guns, Pantone colors, local artists

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Upcoming months at UICA are packed with opportunities such as the current exhibition series, "Coming Home," featuring local artists, Live Coverage and the traveling "UNLOADED" exhibit in March and an exploration of Pantone's Color of the Year in April.