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Hockey is a community

by (DanRaicevich)

Submitted 04-04-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

It started with one tournament of four teams. At the Silver Puck Challenge this June, there will be north of 40 teams playing. What Brent Belanger found out over the years of running hockey tournaments in Grand Rapids is that hockey is much more...

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Ride The Rapid to ice skate, shop and visit trade shows in February

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 01-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

Don't let the chilly weather keep you inside this month. Let The Rapid be your warm, cozy ride to fun for every budget throughout Grand Rapids.  Whether you love cars and boats or just want to get out and do some shopping this month,...

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WinterWest to celebrate year-round enjoyment of parks on Westside for 6th year

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NEWS

WinterWest by Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is back for its sixth year at Richmond Park on the WestSide. The outdoor event happening February 12-14 is designed to get the people of Grand Rapids outdoors and enjoying the City's parks...

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Winter weekend full of fun in local parks

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 02-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Richmond Park and Wilcox Park were both host to three great events this past weekend that brought the community together to celebrate winter and enjoy reconnecting with neighbors during a time of year where it's more comfortable to sit inside...

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WinterWest hosts outdoor events at Richmond Park

by (erictank)

Submitted 01-28-2014 under NEWS

The fourth annual WinterWest festival is going on right now, with events taking place at Richmond Park in the West Grand neighborhood. The temporary ice rink is already set up and open to the public free of charge. The next events will take place...

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Griffins' off-season signings prepare team for 2013-14 season

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 07-31-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The defending Calder Cup champion Grand Rapids Griffins played their last game just six weeks ago, but the Griffins' front office, in conjunction with their NHL parent club Detroit Red Wings, made a series of signings in July to prepare for the...

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How the NHL lockout affects the Griffins

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 10-05-2012 under OPINION

On Sept. 15, National Hockey League (NHL) owners declared a lockout, effectively cancelling pre-season training camps. On Thursday, the league cancelled regular season games through October 24.  How long will the lockout last? "Nobody...

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Grand Rapids Griffins excel in community involvement

by (ferrarok)

Submitted 05-16-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

If you've ever been to a Grand Rapids Griffins hockey game, then you know they can put on an entertaining hockey game, but it's what is done behind the scenes that makes those games so exciting. I had the opportunity to sit down with...

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