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Food and Faith Speaker Series

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 09-14-2016 under

From growing to sharing, faith communities are called to care for creation and understand our connection to food and food systems through a theological framework. This interactive conversation will explore the human relationship to food as God...

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Fork Fest at Romence Gardens

by (Local First)

Submitted 09-14-2016 under

Raise your forks! Guests will have the opportunity sample delicious bites, treats, and sips from over 40 of West Michigan's finest restaurants, farms, grocers, bakeries, breweries, and more. All samples are included in the price of admission and...

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Lakeshore Fork Fest

by (Local First)

Submitted 08-30-2016 under

Raise your forks with us! Join Local First for an incredible evening featuring local restaurants, farms, grocers, bakeries, breweries, and more! The EventGuests will have the opportunity to sample the best that these food purveyors have to...

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World Premiere of Mob Play "Boardwalk Blues" at Dog Story Theater

by (The University Wits)

Submitted 06-03-2016 under NONPROFITS

The University Wits are a Grand Rapids theatre company in their fourth season and are recognized for excellence in theatrical design. They are best known for creating original works as well as producing published classics. Their upcoming production...

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Local First hosts 13th annual Street Party, summer celebration

by (Local First)

Submitted 05-24-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 13th annual Local First Street Party, presented by Founders Brewing Company, will have something for everyone on Saturday, June 4 outside Bistro Bella Vita. The event will feature a variety of music, interactive entertainment and food for guests...

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Downsizing Tips for Seniors

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 03-30-2016 under

Over the years, the family home accumulates more than heartfelt memories. It accumulates stuff – family heirlooms, furniture and clothing, receipts and tax returns. Whether you’re moving to a new home or just need to downsize, there are...

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Join me in making history: Grand Rapids' new mayor pens letter to citizens at start of term

by (Mayor Rosalynn Bliss)

Submitted 02-09-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Hello, Grand Rapidians. I begin my term as your mayor with great excitement – and with a great sense of responsibility. I fully recognize I am standing on the shoulders of many great leaders who have come before me, and I am honored to follow...

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The Rapidian to honor, celebrate citizen journalists at local restaurant

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-19-2016 under NEWS

Join us at The Rapidian in celebrating Grand Rapids' citizen journalists and local conversations at our Reporter Celebration on January 25. It will be hosted by Luna GR and feature a free appetizer bar. We’ve said it over and over,...

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New butcher shop brings locally sourced meats to Wealthy Street Business District

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NEWS

Louise Earl is a new butcher shop in the Wealthy Street Business District, just down the street from Wealthy Theatre. Co-owners and husband and wife, Matt Smith and Cynthia Esch just opened the shop on January 5. Smith researched and sourced all the...

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Local artists, actors collaborate in new screendance exhibition at UICA

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-05-2016 under NEWS

"A Gallery Exhibition of New Works in Screendance" will be showing at the UICA this coming Friday, January 8 through Sunday, January 17. Local artists Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, local hip-hop artists Patrick...

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