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KNOCK OUT: Grand Rapids boxers dominate West Michigan finals

by (Matt A)

Submitted 04-05-2010 under NEWS

When it comes to amateur boxing in West Michigan, Grand Rapids is the place to be. The 2010 Michigan Golden Gloves tournament continued Saturday night, and five boxers from the local Michigan Golden Gloves Association (MGGA) gym won West...

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Kendall a Big Player in Art.Downtown.

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 03-31-2010 under NEWS

 Art.Downtown. keeps gaining momentum, with over 300 artists participating at over 25 venues. Kendall College of Art & Design is a primary event sponsor and will also host two sites, at its main building and its graduate studios. ...

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Park Place or bust : Monopoly Game Tournament for Camp O'Malley

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

Do not pass GO, do not collect $200 dollars. This is the dreaded Monopoly game phrase that would upset any game-player. We’ve all heard these words before and felt the longing of collecting the $200 we deserve.   Now...

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Trip the Light : Never an event like this before

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers, an arts organization encouraging local art, and Dance in the Annex (DITA), a contemporary dance collaborative, are hosting the premiere of something completely unique in Grand Rapids: Trip The Light 04.14.10 at Wealthy Theatre, doors at...

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Land of Riches – Art.Downtown. and beyond

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 03-22-2010 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum has partnered with Paul Amenta, originator and former director of Activesite to bring a new vision to the former Public Museum site at 54 Jefferson. The building, having stood vacant for well over a decade, will once...

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Google is Good for Grand Rapids & Grand Rapids is Good for Google

by (Suzanna LaCroix)

Submitted 03-22-2010 under NEWS

Families, business people, college students, politicians, unemployed workers, company owners, educators and high school students came out Friday, March 19 to Calder Plaza to support the nomination of Grand Rapids as a test city for Google Fiber....

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Art.Downtown.2.0

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 03-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

 Over three hundred artists, twenty five venues, two trolleys and one big heaping dollop of fun on Friday April 16th from 6 to 11pm. Now in its eight year, and the second under the Art.Downtown. moniker, the event continues to expand and...

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100 Holes Golf Challenge to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

USE YOUR CLUBS TO SUPPORT OURS! Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire day playing golf? Do you think you can play 100 holes in a day? Come help be a part of this fundraiser for Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids...

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Photographer's Work Calms Minds of Cancer Patients, Families

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 03-16-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Wandering the halls of a hospital can be a lonely walk. Patients and families are in unfamiliar territory, corridors might seem to be a maze and for those spending multiple days in the same space there is little to divert the mind from the often...

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Flying Without Wingz mixes up a masterpiece

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 03-16-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Last Wednesday I went to a great hip hop concert at The Intersection (133 Grandville SW). The Show featured two headline acts 88Keys and the Kidz in the Hall. Before the Headline act was a group that has been previously featured in the Rapidian...

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