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New Experience GR video misses mark in representing real neighborhood diversity

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 01-22-2016 under OPINION

As a proud resident of Grand Rapids, I'd like to comment on the recent video called "Grand Rapids Destination Neighborhoods" released by Experience GR. Grand Rapids has been a city of opportunity for me and for my family in...

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First annual Art Outdoor Project draws attention to Grand Rapids with local art

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 07-28-2015 under NEWS

Five local artists have been selected to have their work displayed on billboards along state highways this summer, from June 29 until October 3, for a new project developed by Experience Grand Rapids. The Art Outdoor Project aims to use ...

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The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

by (Winslow DiPiazza)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under

Tour GR — Where Past Is Present offers The Morton Historic Tours during ArtPrize 2014 at SiTE:LAB. Let Tour GR take you on an historical journey through the 90+ years of this downtown establishment.   The Kent State Bank opened...

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Terra GR donates 488 meals through Cool Brews, Hot Eats

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

This afternoon, Terra GR announced that it would be donating the equivalent of 488 meals to the hungry through Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The fundraiser, which ended on Sunday, coincided with Experience Grand Rapids’ two-week-...

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Terra GR encourages patrons to eat, drink, aid hungry families

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Terra GR is obsessed with local: local produce, local meat, local cheese, local beer — the list is long. During Cool Brews. Hot Eats., Experience Grand Rapids’ two week showcase of Michigan food and drink, the restaurant is adding one...

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Explore more in Grand Rapids with personalized online planner

by (GoSite)

Submitted 01-28-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As the coalition partners work together to create the GoSite information sharing space on Monroe Center near Rosa Parks Circle, much of the design considerations are focused on bringing existing content together in one welcoming, central location....

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Experience Grand Rapids' new program seeks to reach out to visitors

by (valeriegreer)

Submitted 12-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan, has annual success from ArtPrize and has been crowned “Beer City USA” of 2013. These achievements bring more visitors and tourists.  Experience Grand Rapids (ExperienceGR), a...

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Farmer-owned restaurant offers bold brews, homegrown meals to support food bank

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids restaurants are embarking on a two-week exploration of local cuisine, Michigan beers and the fruitful ways in which they intersect. Cool Brews. Hot Eats., from the creators of Restaurant Week, runs from Feb. 18 to March 2 and involves...

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