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Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Gertrude Van Houten was a local celebrity during the 1920s & 1930s, and she was almost lost to history.
African American Hair has a long cultural history and as the surge of natural hair had begun to resurface all across the globe, Grand Rapids creatives decided to align and form Natural Hair GR. NHGR is more than a cultural movement about hair but rather empowering all to embrace their authentic self
Submitted 05-17-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Grand Rapids has had a long (and sometimes painful) history of dental care, but progress and better treatment for its citizens has been steady.
Submitted 05-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Circle Theatre offers a two-hour cat dance soiree invitation with their 2016 season opener of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS. Performances are May 6 & 7, 11-14, 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and May 15 at 5 p.m at the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center
Submitted 05-10-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
House concert at The Compound features four local bands, Bet on Rats, I Believe in Julio, Charlie Darling, and First Curse at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Submitted 05-02-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
5 plays, 1 year. Appropriately titled, 1yr Theater Company presents some meaty original works.
Submitted 04-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Giant ice sheets carved out the Great Lakes leaving Michigan a fertile land roaming with large creatures and early nomadic tribes. Grand Rapids was home to the Goodall tribe who left behind burial mounds.
Submitted 04-26-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Booming dog training business, A Pleasant Dog, moves to the Baxter Neighborhood this summer, June, 2016.
Submitted 04-19-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Stacy Stout looks to implement ways to institutionalize equity and for residents to have more ownership in City decisions.
Submitted 04-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Jessica Young speaks with Stephanie Mabie of Kent County Water Conservation on the documentary "Great Lakes, Bad Lines" screening at UICA cinema.
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