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Community Updates: Friday, June 9

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-09-2023 under NEWS

Homecoming of the Three Fires, Grand Rapids Asian Pacific Festival Taking Place in Grand Rapids This Weekend  Last Friday, the Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians (in association with the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of the Pottawatomi...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 18

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-18-2020 under NEWS

MHSAA moves Michigan high school football to spring The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) announced Friday it will move the 2020 fall football season to spring 2021, due to football's higher risk for spreading COVID-19. The move...

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GR goes orange for Hunger Action Month

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, Feeding America West Michigan wrapped up its Hunger Action Month campaign. The four-week series had two goals: To raise awareness of hunger and motivate people to take a concrete step toward solving it. The result: more than 640,000 meals...

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Food Bank explains why Blue Bridge is orange

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

If you’re in downtown Grand Rapids between Aug. 29 and Sept. 2, you may notice something a little different about the iconic Blue Bridge spanning the Grand River. The City of Grand Rapids will be turning its lights orange, the color of hunger...

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Blue bridge to be draped in color for ArtPrize

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-04-2013 under NEWS

Liz Miller, an artist from Good Thunder, Minnesota, is currently working on an installation piece inspired by the Grand River for ArtPrize. It will be located on the Blue Bridge. "I was very interested in using the river as a starting point to...

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Blue Bridge by GVSU undergoing $1.35 Million reconstruction [PHOTO ESSAY]

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

Those traveling through the downtown area may be curious about the fabric surrounding the Blue Bridge, also known as Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad Pedestrian Bridge over the Grand River. The bridge is undergoing reconstruction until the end of...

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Artist Dale Rogers brings Flight! to ArtPrize

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 09-17-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Dale Rogers, the arists who at last year's ArtPrize covered the Blue Bridge with Metal Monkey Mania, will be returning this year with his new exhibit, Flight! The exhibit will be placed at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, on the riverfront in front of the...

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Downtown GR Smart Phone Tour Launched

by (grcmc)

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

Last spring, representatives from four community organizations came together to make downtown Grand Rapids more interactive.  The result? A smart phone tour of 13 downtown points of interest. The GR TagTour has been created through a...

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