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Bartertown Diner raises money for market improvements at the Fulton Street Farmers Market with delicious eats

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Fans of fresh, local food now have even more reason to get excited about the Our Goodness is Growing campaign to improve the Fulton Street Farmers Market (1147 E. Fulton). Starting Saturday, July 30, and running right through Saturdays of the...

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In season - July 22, 2011

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

New at the market! Sweet Corn (in limited quantities)!!! Gladiolas Peppers Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes Purple Beans Currently at the market: Cherries Raspberries Blueberries Gooseberries, Currants, Blackberries Cabbage Garlic Summer Squash,...

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CityFlats Hotel: The First Guest Tells All

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 07-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

When Jane Bock wheeled her suitcase into Grand Rapids' CityFlats Hotel, she heard an audible whisper between the staff members: "Do you think that's our first guest?" She knew when she made her reservation a month or so ago...

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In season - May 28, 2011

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-31-2011 under NONPROFITS

  Currently at the Market: Asparagus Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Radishes Kohlrabi Green Onions Parsnips Lettuce Spinach Onions Garlic Greens (Arugula, Swiss Chard, Kale, Collard) Plants Perennials Herbs Bouquets/ Cut Flowers Meat...

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Fulton St. Farmer's Market opening day

by (Jessica Ennis)

Submitted 05-07-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Winter is over: this is the message reverberating off sidewalks and garages surrounding the Midtown neighborhood as couples, families, dogs, cyclists and tons and tons of babies crowd the sidewalks. They came to the opening day at Fulton Street...

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Trip The Light: Ephemeral

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 05-04-2011 under OPINION

On behalf of the artists involved in Trip The Light: Ephemeral I'm privileged to premiere, here on The Rapidian, the only video you'll ever see (above) from this most groundbreaking live event. Most sincere thanks to our friends at...

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Five Questions with Local Artists: Michael Pfleghaar

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 12-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

These five questions have been posed to several different local artists, their responses create this series. First up, Michael Pfleghaar, local painter and orginal member of Tanglefoot Studios.   What do you do and why do you do it? Mixed media...

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Music Submissions Wanted: Trip The Light 2011

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 12-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

Dance in the Annex (DITA) and ArtPeers invite local musicians to submit original pieces of music for the second annual Trip The Light event, to take place May 6, 2011 (5+6=11) at Wealthy Theatre. Submission deadline is Jan. 21, 2011.  ...

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Let's do lunch: A Twitter chat about food

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 11-04-2010 under OPINION

This is a lunch chat you can brown bag, dine out, order in or even stay in bed for. From the Twitter account @verylocal, Rapidian Content Facilitator Matthew Russell will be asking questions and offering prompts about food from noon to 2 p.m....

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[MIDTOWN] Couple's documentation shows shopping local does not need to be costly

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 08-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Rice, canned beans, eggs, sweet potatoes, carrots, cheese, bread and El Matador tortilla chips. These are common items in Amanda Narvaes and Josh Dunigan's pantry, and if they are staples on your shopping list, the couple will tell you it does not...

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