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Submitted 05-03-2016 under NEWS
The Garfield Park Neighborhood Association is hosting a community garden with both traditionally rented plots and community plots where neighbors can participate in the harvest through working together.
Submitted 05-03-2016 under OPINION
Free college alone is not the cure to poverty. To address one inequity, we must address them all by authentically engaging those who have been marginalized. Only then is there hope for inclusive growth that benefits all.
Grand Rapids Food Co-op Initiave explains their goals, how grocery co-ops work and look to increase membership.
Submitted 05-03-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The memories we make and the people we meet when we frequent our city parks help our community understand the true value of a strong park system.
Submitted 05-02-2016 under NONPROFITS
One-day opening of Fulton Street ‘pop-up’ transit plaza under US-131 offers innovative forum to spur engagement and spark ideas on The Rapid’s new BRT route connecting Grand Rapids and GVSU’s Allendale Campus in 2018.
Submitted 04-29-2016 under NEWS
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Nika Kusmierz, program coordinator of Kent County Girls on the Run, about their upcoming 5K and how their curriculum centered on running empowers young girls to be "joyful, healthy, and confident."
Submitted 04-28-2016 under NONPROFITS
The Grandville Avenue Business Association and Habitat Kent are installing light post banners to help showcase the neighborhood and local businesses.
Submitted 04-26-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Booming dog training business, A Pleasant Dog, moves to the Baxter Neighborhood this summer, June, 2016.
Submitted 04-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
Calvin College's Plaster Creek Stewards lists six ways residents can maintain creek friendly yards to improve local water quality.
Submitted 04-26-2016 under NEWS
The Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project is a partnership between Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the City of Grand Rapids invites the community to celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees at Mulick Park on April 29.
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