The Rapidian

East Grand Rapids

Parades, protest, politicians: Fourth of July in greater Grand Rapids

by (jproth1)

Submitted 07-05-2018 under NEWS

Thousands of people in the metro Grand Rapids area lined streets to view Fourth of July parades that took place over the holiday. Typical parade activities included bands, antique cars, political campaign candidates and candy being tossed along the...

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GR area incumbents face opposition in Nov. 3 elections

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 11-02-2015 under NEWS

In election bids across Grand Rapids-area suburbs, incumbent elected officials will face opposition from outside candidates. In East Grand Rapids, the current mayor and 3rd Ward Commissioner will both vie for reelection. In Kentwood, current at-...

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Grand Rapids festivities to promote community, entertainment for national holiday

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

Celebrating independence and community is the main focus of this year’s Fourth of July festivities around the Grand Rapids area. From Grandville to East Grand Rapids, neighborhoods will hold several events to entertain and captivate people of...

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New Artist at Dominican Center at Marywood

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 04-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood Art Gallery will display the works of Valentina Grigorieva through June 30, 2014. Most of the works are available for purchase. Valentina Grigorieva  is a local artist who lives in Forest Hills. She said,...

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ArtPrize hosts volunteers for kick-off event

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 08-10-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Imagine that you have decided to become more involved in your community. Imagine that ArtPrize is the event that you settle on as the object of your altruistic work. What sort of experience welcomes a volunteer for this local art extravaganza? Great...

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