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In Season: July 19, 2014

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Currently Available: Blueberries Currants Cherries (Sweets & Tarts) Radishes Snap Peas Snow Peas Beets Raspberries (Red & Black) Pickles Carrots Corn Gooseberries Squash Blossoms Summer Squash & Zucchinis Broccoli Cucumbers Garlic...

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Local, national brewers to pour side by side at Summer Craft Beer Festival

by (andreemi)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under NEWS

For the fourth year, WGRD and the West Grand Neighborhood Organization came together to organize the Summer Craft Beer Festival, an outdoor festival featuring live music, food, games and craft beer from brewers around the country. The festival is...

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Elk Brewing envisions future as go-to neighborhood brewpub

by (andreemi)

Submitted 06-25-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Eric Karns started brewing beer on a whim, when his wife bought him a brewing kit for his birthday. Today, he owns and operates Elk Brewing Co., a brewery that had its grand opening on May 1.  "I [started] brewing nine years ago. About two...

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From Brooklyn to Grand Rapids: Founders prepares stage for largest music, beer fest yet

by (andreemi)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, June 21, Founders Brewing Company will host its seventh annual Founders Fest outdoor music festival on dual stages in front of the brewery at 235 Grandville Ave SW. The festival begins at 3 p.m and ends at 11 p.m. It will include local...

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What's on Tap: June 19-22

by (andreemi)

Submitted 06-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

B.O.B.'s Brewery Hopsun, Belgian summer whit Full On IPA, India pale ale Spaceboy Stout, English oatmeal stout Crimson King, amber ale Blondie, golden ale Bobinator, German bock Spooky Action, way beyond IPA AHA Bread Beer, belgian saison...

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Story Matters: Why Anthony Puzzuoli moved from volunteering to working at Local First

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-13-2014 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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Music, art come together at The Market on First Fridays

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 06-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

The art and music community in our city is growing by the second. With different art shows, exhibits, and countless music events happening every single night, it’s safe to say that Grand Rapids is exploding with creativity of all sorts. ...

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The Market Merges with First Fridays for Summer

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

For 2014, The Market returns as a First Friday event. On June 6th and August 1st, South Division will once again become a lively center for art, music, and culture. In addition to a gallery and shop hop that exhibits artwork at a variety of indoor...

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The Market on First Fridays

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-08-2014 under

This summer The Market returns as a First Friday event and features a gallery and shop hop that exhibits artwork at a variety of indoor sites. Meanwhile, the sidewalks will be flooded with artist vendors, performances, and entertainment all along...

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24 hour coffee house serves spicy drinks, cultural food

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 05-06-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In 2012, the Mayan calendar predicted the end of the world. Two years later, one Mayan man wants to spread a different message. “[The Mayans] are still here,” says Marco Bulnes Medina. “People said we were done in 2012. I want to...

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