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Grand Rapids Community Media Center kicking off live virtual concert series on Monday

by (Community Media...)

Submitted 06-07-2020 under NEWS

The lights are back on at Wealthy Theatre’s historic theatre space this Monday. Wealthy Theatre will be joined by its fellow Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) resources for a new live virtual concert series – WYCE at Wealthy....

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Census count in full swing with rising Grand Rapids turnout

by (Brett)

Submitted 05-26-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Three months into the once-a-decade effort to get American residents counted, Grand Rapids turnout is beating the national average and on track to beat its own final turnout 10 years before. “66 percent of Grand Rapids households already have...

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Amidst COVID stay-at-home, Books and Mortar fights to stay in the game

by (JJ Kaufman)

Submitted 04-07-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Like the rest of us, Jenny Kinne was shocked as she watched COVID-19 effectively shut down Grand Rapids. But maybe a little less shocked than the rest of us. “I'm a bit of a news junkie,” said Kinne, 29, who owns and operates...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Tuesday, March 24 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-24-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

One day into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s issue of a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, the requiring of all Michigan residents and nonessential businesses to stay home unless necessary for sustaining or protective life has...

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Grand Rapids to celebrate Census Day on April 1 with readjusted outreach efforts by community organizations

by (Brett)

Submitted 03-19-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Across the U.S., Wednesday, April 1 will mark Census Day, a key reference date for the 2020 U.S. census. The once-every-decade U.S. census effort informs the distribution of billions of dollars in federal funding to resources such as Medicare,...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Tuesday, March 17 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-17-2020 under NEWS

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to more deeply permeate local life, new statements by various Grand Rapids organizations have been released to update residents on where their services and resources stand. Shared in this Tuesday, March 17, 2020...

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Exploring community organizations' joint effort to get all Grand Rapids residents counted in 2020 census

by (Brett)

Submitted 02-20-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

A new decade brings with it a changing U.S. population, which in Grand Rapids means once again taking stock of where its own population stands. As the 2020 U.S. census gears up nationwide, Grand Rapids residents will renew their role in the once-...

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The 21st Annual WYCE Jammie Awards returns to The Intersection this Valentine's Day

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-16-2020 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids’ listener sponsored radio station, WYCE 88.1 FM, is returning to The Intersection this Valentine’s Day, February 14th, 2020 from 5:30pm to 11:00pm to host the 21st annual Jammie Awards. This celebration of local and regional...

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Culinary Conversations series returns Sept. 11 with focus on sourcing locally

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 08-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market’s speaker series focused on the West Michigan food industry returns on September 11 at 5:00 p.m. at West Michigan Farmlink, 1111 Godfrey Ave SW, Grand Rapids, with an emphasis on “Sourcing Locally....

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Long-time tradition continues with UICA presenting 30th Annual Holiday Artists Market

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

As the holiday season again draws near, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is inviting shoppers to its 30th Annual Holiday Artists Market on December 1, 2018, from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The Saturday-only event will take place at...

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