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Taste of Grand Rapids showcases local restaurants, hosts barbeque competition

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-26-2012 under NEWS

Last year, 20,000 people showed up at John Ball Park for the Taste of Grand Rapids. “One highlight of the event is that it’s free,” states Clear Channel Media and Entertainment promotions assistant Samantha Bennett....

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Get your Grandwich on 2012: Part 2

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-24-2012 under OPINION

The 2012 Grandwich competition kicked off yesterday, and I reviewed five of the 27 sandwiches being offered around town. In this second video installment, I review seven more Grandwiches in the competition: Bobarinos, Hopcat, Ritz Koney,...

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Get your Grandwich on 2012: Part 1

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-23-2012 under OPINION

The 2012 Grandwich competition begins today with 27 local restaurants competing. In this first video, I visit Founders, Grand Central Market, Birch Lodge, Big O Cafe and Speak EZ and report on their Grandwich offerings. Like last year, the public is...

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Radix Tavern to focus on more than food

by (lizstudt)

Submitted 07-03-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Balwinder Bal, owner of Bombay Cuisine, and Jayson Leek, former sous chef at the B.O.B., are collaborating to create a new restaurant that will focus on Southern style cooking. The food at Radix Tavern is not the only thing getting attention. The...

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Stella's burger gets national nod from GQ Magazine

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 06-21-2012 under NEWS

Stella's Lounge has received national attention for their stuffed burgers. GQ Magazine compiled a list of 50 things America does "better than anyone else anywhere else" and, mixed in with Heinz ketchup and food trucks, Stella's...

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In Season: Week of June 17

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Currently at the Market: Cherries Strawberries Raspberries Jalapenos Sugar Peas Snap Peas Tunnel Grown Zucchini and Summer Squash Celery Root Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Granola Hummus, Tabouli, Quinoa Salad Asparagus Green Onions...

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Street party brings the best beer, food and music Grand Rapids has to offer

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under OPINION

On a day when temperatures reached the 90s, the Local First Street Party last Saturday was as crowded as ever, featuring a handful of local bands and even more local food choices. Taking place on Weston Street in front of Bistro Bella Vita, the...

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In Season June 12, 2012

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-09-2012 under NONPROFITS

        Currently at the Market: Cherries Strawberries Sugar Peas Snap Peas Tunnel Grown Zucchini and Summer Squash Celery Root Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Granola Hummus, Tabouli, Quinoa Salad Asparagus...

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Volunteers needed at Fulton Street Farmers Market

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Fulton Street Farmers Market is looking for volunteers for a Rapid Market Assessment on June 12 and June 15. Volunteer hours are between 7:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Partial shifts are available as well. We are in need of volunteers to do an attendance...

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YMCA Farmers Market brings education, access to community

by (saravz)

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

For a second season, the downtown YMCA Farmers Market is bringing together Grand Rapids’ urban residents and farmers from neighboring rural communities. This Thursday at 3:00 p.m. farmers will take a break from their fields, bakers will step...

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