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Story Matters: Rachel Bartels explains Hello West Michigan, what she loves about the area

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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Story Matters: Marjorie Steele uncovers history of Kendall building

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-10-2013 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. Marjorie Steele sat...

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Story Matters: Grand Rapids is Kathleen Bertoldi's favorite city to visit in her work travels

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-09-2013 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. Kathleen Bertoldi...

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Story Matters: Brittany Dernberger's journey to living downtown

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-09-2013 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. Brittany ...

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Story Matters: Adam Bird sees positive strides, areas for growth as downtown development works towards critical mass

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-09-2013 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. Adam Bird sat down...

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Restoring the charm of old Grand Rapids

by (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 12-04-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

For over 40 years, pigeons and bats have been the only tenants in the top four stories of the Kendall Building at 16 Monroe Center. This Thursday, December 5, the building will come back to life as 616 Development hosts their grand open house. 616...

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Story Matters: Antoine Foskey finds people who care in Grand Rapids

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-08-2013 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. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Local chef to open osteria in renovated Kendall building

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-05-2013 under NEWS

Come the new year, January tentatively, downtown Grand Rapids will be the new home of Osteria Rossa. The Italian inspired Midwestern restaurant will be located in the Kendall building at 16 Monroe Center NE that is currently getting a makeover. Chef...

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A Liminal Place: a reflection on Shen Dojo's Free Radical event

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 11-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

  To celebrate fall the Avenue for the Arts hosts a community based art show called Free Radical. Now entering the 11th year, Free Radical events feature emerging and cutting edge artists in nontraditional spaces and cultivate conversations....

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There goes the fear

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 10-08-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Kris Larson Downtowns across the country, including Grand Rapids, have seen a remarkable resurgence of investment and utilization over the past 20 years. National trends in population growth have since confirmed that urban areas are now...

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