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April "Culinary Conversations" meetup examines racial inequality, socioeconomics in the food industry

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 03-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host the second “Culinary Conversations” Meetup on April 4 at 5 p.m., featuring Chef Tunde Wey. Wey is a Nigerian born chef, business owner and founder of the Blackness in America Dinner Series, who...

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Local 10-year-old transforms flowers into meals for families in need

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

For many children, summer vacation is filled with bike rides, beach visits and a whole lot of “nothing.” Helping out in grandma’s garden might be included on this list of to-dos, but for 10-year-old Olivia, her grandma’s...

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Downtown Market celebrates veggies on March 9, hosting fifth annual Growers Fare, first-ever Very Veggie Saturday

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

On March 9, the West Michigan Growers Group is partnering with Michigan State University Extension and the Grand Rapids Downtown Market to host the fifth annual ‘Meet a Farmer, Find a Share’ Growers Fare from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local,...

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iBall 2019

by (wmcat)

Submitted 01-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology will host iBall 2019 and share the community’s commitment to WMCAT’s collective work to provide equitable access to opportunity. iBall 2019 will transform the exciting downtown venue, 20...

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Where to get the finest brunch in Grand Rapids

by (drakeharper1)

Submitted 11-13-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Picking out a place to eat brunch can help you to step out of your own personal bubble. There’s nothing better than a great brunch to either kick off or cap off the weekend’s activities. I chose to write this article after enjoying meals...

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Ways to engage with Asian American culture in Grand Rapids

by (Jennalyn Stull)

Submitted 11-02-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids is home to many experiences, though one of the most prominent is that of the Asian American experience. As early as the 70s, Grand Rapids has been growing a steady Asian population, and today, people identifying as Asian make up more...

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Attention Foodies: 2019 Festival of the Arts Food Booth Applications Now Open

by (ric72528)

Submitted 10-11-2018 under NONPROFITS

Planning for Festival of the Arts’ 50th year is officially underway, and now is the time to submit applications for food booths for 2019. Interested parties should visit festivalgr.org and complete the application electronically or print and...

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Festival of the Arts announces honorary co-chairs for 50th year

by (ric72528)

Submitted 09-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festival of the Arts is excited to announce its honorary co-chairs for the event’s 50th year – Glenn Del Vecchio, Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ballet and James Sofranko, the new Artistic Director for Grand Rapids Ballet. The...

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market celebrates fifth anniversary with community birthday party

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market celebrates its fifth anniversary this week with four days of special deals and promotions leading up to a free fifth birthday party event to celebrate with the community on Saturday, September 8. “Over the...

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Bridge Street Market, the new market for everyone

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish   It was a sunny summer afternoon, my mom, sister and I walked down Bridge Street all the way to the Stocking and visited for the first time the Moctezuma Store, one of the few...

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