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This season of giving: Is the act of freely giving respectful to the poor?

by (victseng)

Submitted 11-30-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Imagine if you are unable to provide for your family and just received a large amount of donated items? How would you feel? "Blessed" maybe a common answer a lot of us would provide - why shouldn't we? But in reality, a large number of...

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Heritage Hill Neighborhood to lose protection of historic property if bills pass in Lansing

by (Heritage Hill A...)

Submitted 02-23-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Historic Preservation Modernization Act, HB5232 & SB720, proposed by Representative Chris Afendoulis and Senator Peter MacGregor purports to enhance the personal property rights of residents in historic districts. In actuality, it is...

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Uptown Holiday Shop Hop to kick off annual event

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under NEWS

On Thursday, December 4 from 4-10 p.m. Uptown businesses will have extended hours featuring sales specials, appetizers, drinks and live entertainment for shoppers.  The annual event takes place throughout four business districts including East...

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The Rapidian to host fall photowalk through Heritage Hill, Night Out at Cottage Bar

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, November 12, we've got a full night planned for our Rapidian community. Right at 5 p.m., we invite you to come along on a color tour and architectural photowalk through Heritage Hill. Our walk will be lead by Tour GR ...

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Heritage Hill Garden Tour highlights diverse neighborhood gardens

by (Lindsay Fischer)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The seventh annual Heritage Hill Garden Tour, a walking tour of private gardens in the neighborhood, was open to the public on July 12. Since it began, the garden tour has alternated every year between the north and south districts of the...

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Story Matters: Jessica Blair compares life at Degage to her home in Heritage Hill

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Pleasant surprise result of years of neighborhood action

by (Neighborhood Ve...)

Submitted 07-08-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Jessa Dutton is Treasurer and Pleasant Park Representative for the South Hill Neighborhood Association Board. Her community involvement outside of Neighborhood Ventures exemplifies the values and mission of the organization which seeks to improve...

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Story Matters: Ruth Funderburk's home search in Grand Rapids 30 years ago

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Heritage Hill bed and breakfast creates "beer weekend" package

by (Holly)

Submitted 02-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Jane Lovett, owner of Peaches Bed & Breakfast, has created a new way to celebrate the growing beer culture in Grand Rapids. "Sit. Stay. Beer." is a weekend package that includes three nights at the bed and breakfast with a limo tour of...

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Local chef to open osteria in renovated Kendall building

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-05-2013 under NEWS

Come the new year, January tentatively, downtown Grand Rapids will be the new home of Osteria Rossa. The Italian inspired Midwestern restaurant will be located in the Kendall building at 16 Monroe Center NE that is currently getting a makeover. Chef...

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