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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 5

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-05-2020 under NEWS

All of Grand Rapids votes counted for Nov. 3 election All Grand Rapids ballots for the Nov. 3 election, including those returned by mail, have been counted, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalyn Bliss said Wednesday. “After two busy days for our City...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-24-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library reopening in Oct. with limited services The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is reopening all eight of its branches on Oct. 12 with limited services, it announced Wednesday. The library’s branches closed in March...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Fourth annual Burton Heights Reunion to celebrate unity

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 06-26-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Saturday, July 7, families from all over the Greater Grand Rapids area are invited to Garfield Park to celebrate with the Burton Heights neighborhood. The Fourth annual Burton Heights Reunion will begin at 12 noon in the park and will run to 8 p....

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Celebrating dads, diversity at the Burton Heights reunion

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 06-15-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

This Sunday, June 18, families from all over the Greater Grand Rapids area are invited to Garfield Park to celebrate Father’s Day with the Burton Heights neighborhood. The Third Annual Burton Heights Reunion will begin at 12 p.m. in the park...

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Burton Middle School principal, staff welcome students with Red Carpet Event

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-08-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

As students head back to Grand Rapids Public Schools today, Burton Middle School (2133 Buchanan Ave SW) has literally rolled out the red carpet for them. "The Red Carpet Event was organized to encourage students to return back to school for...

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Local market creates access to fresh food in urban neighborhood

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 07-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Blending groceries with a cause, the Southeast Area Farmer’s Market brings together local vendors and produce to help make natural food more accessible to the area. Located at Garfield Park (2111 Madison SE) on Fridays and the Gerald R. Ford...

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Southeast Area Farmers Market kicks off season June 20

by (OKT)

Submitted 06-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Southeast Area Farmers Market kicks off its 2014 season June 20. The market will continue at its previous locations: ·         Fridays, 3 to 7 p.m. at Garfield Park, Burton...

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Southeast Area Farmers Market to open this weekend

by (OKT)

Submitted 06-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

This weekend will kick off the market season on the southeast side.  This Friday, the South East Area Farmers Market-Gerald R. Ford Middle School will commence after school gets out, Friday June 15 from 2 to 7 p.m. This Saturday, the ...

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Grand Rapids Farmers Markets 101

by (samantha.dine)

Submitted 07-25-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Despite their rising presence in our city, many of us may have little to no prior knowledge about farmers markets. Perhaps we have lumped them into the category of flea markets, estate states, craft shows; essentially anything we would have to...

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