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Submitted 08-25-2016 under NONPROFITS
Imagine being able to paddle from Plaster Creek to the shores of Grand Haven. Water trails are making that possible.
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.
Submitted 08-10-2016 under NONPROFITS
Events like After Work Tree Time – periodic get-togethers organized by the Urban Forest Project – are a great chance for volunteers to care for city trees in local neighborhoods.
Four facts to know about how Kids' Food Basket relieves hunger as both a symptom and a cause of poverty by partnering with families and local organizations.
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.
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.
Submitted 07-29-2016 under NONPROFITS
It's the only spot in Grand Rapids where you can admire art and watch migrating fish at the same time.
Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS
Residents and community members in Heartside meeting monthly to reform neighborhood association and address concerns together.
Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS
Artists, inventors, scientists, woodworkers, designers and more are invited to apply for Maker Faire Grand Rapids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum by July 22, 2016.
Submitted 06-21-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
The City of Grand Rapids, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. and Kent County will host the first public meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 to discuss an effort to re-envision Calder Plaza.
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