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Alger Heights neighborhood launches new model for stormwater management

Submitted 10-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards is in the process of installing 20 curb-cut rain gardens in the Alger Heights neighborhood.


GoSite Guides help visitors find what they need to navigate Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-11-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 21st century welcome center shares a story from its first four months and the connections that are able to be made as our GoSite Guides do more than just provide information but create a true welcome for our visitors.


Local high school students work to restore their watershed

Submitted 07-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards installs rain gardens to ease stormwater flooding and expands to a new Rogue River team.


Plaster Creek becomes classroom for urban, rural middle schoolers

Submitted 06-02-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards is partnering with two middle schools to collect data in an upstream-downstream partnership to unite local students and study local watershed.


Museums ready for exploration with Free-4-All Sunday

Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Amway is sponsoring free admission to five museums on Sunday, April 26.


Young evangelicals celebrate release of climate conversation videos

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

“We have to have creation and its care at the center of our gospel to the poor, or we’re living a lie.”


Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success

Submitted 02-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.


New class series offer holistic view of nutrition, healthy living at Downtown Market

Submitted 01-20-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Downtown Market is making education a major theme for the coming year and will be offering documentary screenings, gardening classes, meal preparation classes and yoga.


Community input shapes direction of GoSite implementation plan

Submitted 11-04-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The public feedback gathered during the Pop Up phase helped create a more informed human-centered design


Catalyst Radio: Real Pirates exhibit at GRPM displays actual artifacts from 300 years ago

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum offers glimpses of a sunken slave ship taken by pirates in the 1700s, with its current exhibit Real Pirates.