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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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Head to Uptown for the Holiday Shop Hop

by (Neighborhood Ve...)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under NEWS

Join Uptown for holiday fun this year on Thursday, December 5 for the annual Uptown Holiday Shop Hop. Stroll around Uptown as we bring the holiday cheer... and if you get tired, we've got six free shuttles running until 10 p.m. The event...

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Story Matters: Rachel Lee sees East Hills blossom after Brewery Vivant arrival

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-30-2013 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. Rachel Lee has...

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Kids to have their day in East Hills

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-08-2013 under NEWS

East Hills neighbors- and the rest of the community- are encouraged to bring their children to Congress Elementary School for a day of fun. Kids Day at East Hills on Saturday, October 12 from 1-4 p.m. will take place rain or shine. Events will...

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Rowster gets makeover

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-24-2013 under NEWS

Rowster New American Coffee has unveiled its new interior this past Saturday to the public. The East Hills coffee roaster has changed its look and modified its functionality. Fret not, the coffee has not changed. It's the same recipe that folks...

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Autumnal Equinox street party joins forces with Pickle Fort for celebration

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-17-2013 under NEWS

Fitzhugh Street's eclectic neighbors and creative commoners are once again amping up for another block party on September 21. Count that number two for this year. This past spring's event, Full Moon on Fitzhugh was wildly popular, turning...

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The Pickle Club sets up camp in East Hills

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-27-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

For the past few years, the pale blue house on the corner of Hermitage and Fitzhugh in East Hills has sat vacant. Now the residence is about to welcome a creative new vibrancy to the Diamond Gate neighborhood: an experimental art venue. Dubbed the...

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East Hills gastro pub to connect artists with community at Art in the Garden

by (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 06-27-2013 under NEWS

On Sunday, June 30 The Green Well Gastro Pub in collaboration with The Off Center Gallery will be hosting local artists from noon to 5 p.m. in the Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF) garden. “Grand Rapids is already so successful in...

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Marie Catrib: A Chef's Memoriam

by (TheStarvingArtist)

Submitted 06-07-2013 under VOICES

Cooking is, empirically, the most direct way to share with another person. We would be hard pressed to find another way to communicate on a physical level the sentiment, “I made this for you, in the hope that you’ll feel good.”...

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Local retailer offers skin care alternatives

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 06-06-2013 under NEWS

Serendipite Organiques, a toxins-free cosmetics store in East Hills, was born out of owner Teri Kelley’s own health issues. Her health struggles motivated her to research the hazardous ingredients found in the products she used every day....

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