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Madcap Coffee to introduce Belgian waffles at Midtown location

Submitted 02-09-2016 under NEWS

Madcap Coffee will open its new location this spring with a roastery next door and homemade waffles accompanied by a variety of seasonal spreads.


Land, labor, capital: Looking at root causes of our diseased food system

Submitted 02-09-2016 under OPINION

Lance Kraai of New City Urban Farm proposes a generous reciprocal free market based on Judaic/Christian ideas of Shalom over capitalism and addresses the historical problems that capitalism has created.


Upcoming events with Artists Creating Together

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

This February, ACT is offering a series of exciting events open to the public, including open art studio sessions for adults and youth and a drumming session at Marge's Donut Den as part of Mardi Gras celebrations.


Catalyst Radio: Partners for a Racism-Free Community

Submitted 01-22-2016 under NEWS

Host Jessica Young speaks with Breannah Alexander from Partners for a Racism-Free Community about eliminating institutional racism, building racial equity, and the Flint water crisis.


Artists Creating Together's Arts & Mentoring: Learning through "Music Around the World"

Submitted 01-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

ACT's Arts & Mentoring program highlights music, art, and creativity for students with disabilities in the Kent County Community Transition Program


Artists Creating Together seeks artwork entries for the 7th annual ACTion Art exhibit

Submitted 01-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together (ACT) is seeking professional, gallery-ready artwork in any medium by artists with disabilities. This artwork will be showcased in the ACTion Art exhibit, March 29-31, 2016, at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.


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.


New Year's resolution: Get to know your neighbor

Submitted 01-12-2016 under OPINION

By getting to know our neighbors who have different faith traditions than we do, we can come to appreciate Grand Rapids in its wholeness.


Equity Drinks to include police chief in public discussion on rifle purchases

Submitted 12-29-2015 under NEWS

Local discussion group to continue pushing forward conversations on race, policing at Rezervoir Lounge on January 7, 2015.


Race and Equity workshop to compile strategic recommendations for City of Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-22-2015 under OPINION

One of the workshops at the Neighborhood Summit next March will seek to bring various community groups together to advice the City on race and equity goals moving forward.