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Grand Rapids Football Club wins home opener

Submitted 05-25-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Recap and highlights from GRFC's May 21, 2017 home game with photos


LadyFest GR 2017 is about dialogue and action

Submitted 05-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

This Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Grand Rapids Public Library Main Branch we will convene a series of pressing dialogues about the issues impacting the lives of women and girls locally and nationally.


Let's Talk GR Music discusses recording, recording studios

Submitted 05-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Let's Talk GR Music caught up with Peter Fox of Stone House Recording and Roy Wallace of River City Studios to talk about recording and recording studios.


Art.Downtown 2017 showcase in pictures

Submitted 04-25-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Did you miss Art.Downtown 2017? We got you covered!


Vagabonds frontman Luke Dean launches tour, full-album release

Submitted 04-24-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Luke Dean of Vagabonds delivers honest lyrics, emotional intensity in his highly anticipated full-album release.


Recycling Grand Rapids - changes and challenges

Submitted 04-21-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

How does Grand Rapids adapt to changes to the recycling processes and recycling goals for the next decade?


Mike Hessman song chronicles his storied 20-year career

Submitted 04-14-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

New West Michigan Whitecaps coach set the all-time minor league record for home runs. A recently released tune by Howie Newman explores his baseball exploits.


Light Gallery + Studio features local artists for their first Art.Downtown April 8

Submitted 04-05-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

"Matthew and I have known each other since college and often would talk about how cool it would be to have a space similar to the one we have right now. Not knowing what [Light Gallery] would become when getting the keys, we were excited for the chance to mold a place of our own together."


Review: Julien Baker transfixes audience with quiet, moving songs at Calvin College

Submitted 04-03-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Julien Baker performed on Friday, March 31, 2017.


Let's Talk GR Music covering tax, legal issues for artists

Submitted 04-03-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

A look back at our meeting with Glave Business Solutions and our conversation covering taxes and legal information for artists.