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Calkins Law Office - The oldest building in Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Have you ever wondered what Grand Rapids was like over 100 years ago?

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Cleaning up after the storm: an interview with East Hills' Rachel Lee

Submitted 08-23-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

"It's not just asking, 'What do you do in the storm?' but also, 'What do you do after the storm?' and 'How do you take care of what's happened?'" says Lee.

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Film screening at Wealthy Theatre explores lives of undocumented immigrants

Submitted 08-16-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

"Immigrants Are a Blessing Not a Burden" campaign welcomes the Grand Rapids community to watch "Documented: A Film by an Undocumented American" on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 7 p.m..

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Terra GR puts hunger relief on menu for Restaurant Week

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

The farm-to-table restaurant is donating four meals to Feeding America West Michigan for every special they serve.

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How to grow a rain garden in Grand Rapids to protect local watersheds

Submitted 08-08-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Local environmental group, the Plaster Creek Stewards from Calvin College detail how to install a native plant rain garden in one's yard or on the grounds of local schools, businesses or places of worship.

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How to triumph over the Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale: Tips from a bargain hunter

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

With over 10,000 pairs of shoes and savings of up to 80 percent off, the annual Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale is a bargain hunter’s dream. Here are a few tips for coming out on top.

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Eastown hosts 'Dog Days of Summer'

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NEWS

Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m. -1 p.m., the Eastown Neighborhood Association will celebrate dogs at Wilcox Park with games, prizes and the ability to meet adoptable dogs.

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Black healing matters

Submitted 07-13-2016 under OPINION

Last Friday, Black Lives Matter GR collaborated with local community members and activsts to create a healing space for Black folks struggling and surviving in the midst of violence.

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Ten fun and free things to do in July

Submitted 07-01-2016 under NEWS

Enjoy summer to the fullest and ride The Rapid to these great events in and around Grand Rapids.

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Artists Creating Together and Keller Williams RiverTown to host fourth reception in local art series

Submitted 06-30-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join us for a celebration and insightful conversation for local Clayboard artist, Nora Faber.

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