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The Voices of the Heart

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 06-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

Over the last 20 plus years, Heartside Gallery and Studio has been on the verge of connecting and developing a bridge between community and art. Just recently Heartside Gallery has created an online podcast named after their 2013 book publish...

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Keep GR moving: Modern mobility strategy designed to build stronger city

by (Andy Guy)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The traffic congestion choking rival cities like Austin, Texas is no problem here in uber-accessible Grand Rapids. We cherish and celebrate the "get anywhere in 20-30 minutes" fact of West Michigan living. Our opportunity and...

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West Michigan Jazz Society moves free concerts from zoo to Ah-Nab-Awen Park

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Jazz in the Park, formerly Jazz at the Zoo, begins at Ah-Nab-Awen Park this summer on June 8. The yearly concert series is presented by the West Michigan Jazz Society. The jazz society has produced free jazz concerts in Grand Rapids for 14 years,...

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Movies in the Park begins June 5 with E.T.

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Movies in the Park begins this Friday June 5 with E.T. at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. Started as a community idea in 2013, Movies in the Park has quickly become a signature event in downtown Grand Rapids. "Film titles for Movies in the Park is crowd-...

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Local First Street Party to celebrate local businesses for 12th year Saturday

by (Local First)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Local First will hold their 12th annual Street Party, presented by Founders Brewing Company, on Saturday, June 6 outside Bistro Bella Vita from 3 p.m. to midnight. In addition to a long and varied music set, there will also be Founders beer, local...

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Outdoor Farmers Market works to increase neighborhood accessibility to fresh produce

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market opens the Outdoor Farmers Market for the third season this Saturday, May 23, at 9 a.m. when approximately 35 farmers and fresh food artisans will open their stands in the Outdoor Market Shed. The opening will be...

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Vintage Street Market returns to Downtown Market for second year

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is bringing back the popular Vintage Street Market for a second season starting on Mother’s Day, May 10, and continuing the second Sunday of each month. The Vintage Street Market takes place in the Outdoor...

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GoSite celebrates Grand Opening

by (GoSite)

Submitted 04-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The GoSite Information Sharing Space, a 21st century welcome center for locals and tourists alike, celebrated its official ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, followed by an all day Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The...

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GRandJazzFest

by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 04-20-2015 under

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival! The 4th annual festival is Aug. 15 and 16, 2015, at Rosa Parks Circle, a central location in the heart of downtown Grand...

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GRandJazzFest

by (Molly Klimas)

Submitted 04-20-2015 under

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival! The 4th annual festival is Aug. 15 and 16, 2015, at Rosa Parks Circle, a central location in the heart of downtown Grand...

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