Local Artist Highlight: An Introduction to The August Connection at 325 Division Avenue South

by (Avenueforthearts)

Submitted 09-05-2023 under NONPROFITS

Shop owners of South Division are finding new purpose for those grand buildings of another era – too monumental to let go, too cool not to embrace with new (ad)venture. Gleaming and smooth, dark wood beams arc overhead. Substantial moldings...

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Local Artist Highlight: An Introduction to Cocoon Art Space at 327 Division Avenue South

by (Avenueforthearts)

Submitted 08-11-2023 under NONPROFITS

  In recent years, South Division has overseen the revival of one vintage Grand Rapids storefront after another, capitalizing on the inherent beauty of its historic buildings. Anchoring one end of this spectacular row, Cocoon Art Space makes...

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Giving great: Take gifts beyond average by supporting local, handmade this year

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 12-08-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Want to feel extra good about your holiday shopping this year? What if a perfect, one-of-a-kind gift was easy to find, would support the local community, and created a charitable ripple effect that will reach throughout the year? Here are a few...

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Cookie Walk & Christmas Delites

by (holyspiritbelmont)

Submitted 10-29-2015 under

Holy Spirit Episcopal Church is holding its annual Cookie Walk and Christmas Delites sale on Saturday, November 14 from 9 am to 3 pm.  The church is located at 1200 Post Drive NE in Belmont (corner of Post and Pine Island drives).  ...

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

PARABLES ON FIRE: WHY JESUS TAUGHT ALMOST ENTIRELY USING PARABLES  086-100 Presenter: Joachim Lally, CSP, Paulist Priest, Artist, Musician Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, July 8; 7:00-9:00 p.m.Mark 4:34 states that Jesus in his public ministry only...

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Global Infusion owners open up about shop's origins and future

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 12-05-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

“Well, we make the best chai in this city... but that really goes without saying,” jokes Joana Hively, co-owner of local fair trade shop Global Infusion. Hively and her best friend Beth Grilley have co-owned Global Infusion since they...

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Loving Touch Couple's Massage -February 14th

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

Back by popular demand, bodyworks at Dominican Center at Marywood  is offering its annual Valentine's Day Loving Touch Couple's Massage on February 14th. Are you a caregiver, have a loved one with chronic pain or are you an athlete...

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Holiday Artists' Market Feature: Lisa Price

by (KCAD)

Submitted 11-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

UICA's 23rd Annual Holiday Artists' Market is right around the corner and we asked a few of the artists some questions about their products for the market. Below Lisa Price answered our questions. 

Tell us a little about yourself.
I grew...

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Green Retro Goods: Minty Keen

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 12-16-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Like its carefully selected name, Minty Keen is fresh (as in minty) green (as in minty), filled with vintage goodies (as in keen) and Michigan-made goods (the MI in minty). All this thinking about a name, a location and what she would sell, kept...

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As Different As Different Can Be

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Rachel and Kaitlyn were born on the same day, of the same parents, raised in the same environment; yet as you can see - on their birthday bikes, at three years of age, they are as different as different can be.  Even the most cursory look...

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