Community conversations in Heartside discuss Pekich Park

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 10-31-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

An observant pedestrian on South Division will notice telltale signs of change in the Heartside neighborhood: a back-to-work recovery center’s new marketing strategy shouts "OFF THE STREET, ON A PAYROLL" while soft music escapes a...

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Grand Rapids resident to be honored with prestigious Athena Award from U of M

by (erictank)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under NEWS

Lorissa MacAllister, president and founder of Enviah consulting and research firm in Cascade township will be honored with the 2014 Athena Award on Saturday, March 29 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  MacAllister is being recognized...

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Red cedar sprouts from middle of Child Discovery Center parking lot

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-22-2013 under NEWS

At the confluence of three neighborhoods- Heartside, South East Community and Heritage Hill- sits a brick building on three acres of concrete-dominated land. The building is the newest home, as of last year, to the Grand Rapids Child Discovery...

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Greenspace: Should We Grow?

by (Grady)

Submitted 03-29-2011 under OPINION

We often think about infrastructure in modern cities as a those hardscaped things - roads, bridges, and so on -- that foster productivity and efficiency.  But we should also think about a "green" infrastructure that...

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