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Street Party

by (svanderberg)

Submitted 04-01-2015 under

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WYCE seeks listener support with Spring Fund Drive

by (WYCE)

Submitted 03-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

A message from station manager AJ Paschka   As you read this article, WYCE 88.1FM is running its 2015 Spring Fund Drive. Listeners are invited to help us keep this unique organization funded. We are a radio station that is listener funded and...

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The Acton Institute announces busy slate of events

by (CaitHn)

Submitted 11-19-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Since moving into its new downtown building last year, the Acton Institute has developed a broad community enrichment program for local residents - with a little bit of something for everyone. The focal point for the diverse public offerings on...

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How I fell in love with a place

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 11-18-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Dedicated involvement takes many forms, and over time our relationship to an organization can shift from deeply personal to ancillary and back again. This month, artist and professor Taylor Cole Greenfield reflects on the impact of getting involved...

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Pushing Boundaries with Free Radical 2014

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 10-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

With ArtPrize wrapped up, there’s jovial wonderment for the arts lingering that filled the streets and a community brought together, but the excitement of ArtPrize will become merely a fleeting, ephemeral moment for most in little time....

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Diverse food cultures intersect at Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-29-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Urban markets were once central components of the urban food system in American cities. The density of cities lended to their growth and prominence. Generations of farmers brought their goods to these centralized, local food hubs to be bought by...

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Downtown Market announces spring break, summer camps for kids and teens

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 03-25-2014 under NEWS

For families staying close to home during spring break, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market Spring Break and Summer Camps are an exciting new way to get the kids out of the house and help them learn to cook. Kids and teens can learn new culinary skills...

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Reshaping perspectives: The Rocket takes on culture in a new way

by (Ryan J Gimarc)

Submitted 03-05-2014 under OPINION

The Rocket is an unexpected and fresh take on usually-tired themes of poverty, tradition, and conventionality set in government-run Laos. It is foreign and yet emotional, building our trust and gaining our sympathy throughout. This Australian film...

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Story Matters: Renata Horvath applies GVSU learning in urban design to work at DGRI

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Frederik Meijer Gardens continues annual holiday tradition

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-23-2013 under NEWS

On December 23, 26-28 and 30, Frederik Meijer Gardens will be extending its hours until 9 p.m. Currently on display are over 40 Christmas trees strung in lights and decorated in various ornamentation that reflect cultures worldwide. The display...

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