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Celebrating Mexicains Sans Frontieres with ten years of community involvement

by (brittany.devon)

Submitted 03-22-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Hugo Claudin talks about his community work and events at Mexicains Sans Frontieres. How did Mexicains Sans Frontieres get started? “Mexicains Sans Frontieres started around 2006 when I moved into my loft on the Avenue of the Arts. A friend...

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New craft beer bottle shop opens downtown

by (kt.herr)

Submitted 03-21-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

At three in the afternoon on Saturday, opening festivities for Grand Rapids’ new Craft Beer Cellar are well under way. The patrons are a blend of brewery folk-in-the-know, curious market-goers following the siren song of multiple “open...

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"God of Carnage" will take the stage at Dog Story Theater this Friday

by (The University Wits)

Submitted 02-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

After 11 year old boys Benjamin and Henry get into a fight on the playground, resulting in one child getting hit in the mouth and losing a few teeth, the four parents meet to discuss the unpleasantness calmly and politely. However, as tempers rise...

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Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition welcomes national judge, rewards local talent

by (kt.herr)

Submitted 01-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Over the last several years, Grand Rapids has been the scene of a burgeoning, multifaceted poetry movement. Visitors to open mic nights such as Eastown Hookah Lounge’s Smokin’ Spoken Word and Stella Lounge’s The Drunken Retort will...

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In Season: November 12, 2016

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

Items to Watch: Cranberries Apple Cider Turkey's (Be sure to sign up for yours) Produce: Acorn Squash Apples (Multiple Varieties) Beans (Dried) Beets (Red & Golden) Bok Choy Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Butternut Squash Cabbage Carrots...

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Black Friday (& Saturday) Indoor Tent Sale

by (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 11-07-2016 under

Avoid the craziness of the mall, shop small business and support artists! Looking to decorate on a budget? Score amazing deals on unique gifts for yourself or others on your holiday shopping list. Great deals on our overstock of artwork*, frames,...

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Local professor engages social work students in understanding poverty

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 11-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

Every fall, Greg Scott dons a sheriff costume and gives his students the opportunity to experience poverty firsthand. He hasn’t missed one in 16 years. Scott is a professor of social work at Kuyper College and also serves as the Social Work...

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2nd Annual Trail Of Michigan Authors Event

by (cjcoombes)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under

As a local author, I know well how passionate readers can be to meet and converse with authors from West Michigan.  They may wish to learn about a new author on the scene, have a book signed, or maybe question...

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2nd Annual Trail Of Michigan Authors Event

by (cjcoombes)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under

As a local author, I know well how passionate readers can be to meet and converse with authors from West Michigan.  They may wish to learn about a new author on the scene, have a book signed, or maybe question...

[read more]

2nd Annual Trail Of Michigan Authors Event

by (cjcoombes)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under

As a local author, I know well how passionate readers can be to meet and converse with authors from West Michigan.  They may wish to learn about a new author on the scene, have a book signed, or maybe question...

[read more]

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