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October's First Friday event to feature ArtPrize venues

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

On the first Friday of every month, Grand Rapids residents and visitors are invited to the galleries, shops and eateries of the South Division corridor to check out new events and features. The month of October brings an electrifying feel to the...

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Five local galleries showcase ArtPrize entries

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

With over 174 venues participating in ArtPrize this year, five of them exist as exhibiting galleries year round within the ArtPrize boundaries. Calvin College’s (106) Gallery (106 South Division Avenue) has created an exhibition...

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What's on Tap: September 18-24

by (caithoop)

Submitted 09-18-2014 under NEWS

B.O.B.’s Brewery Hopsun, Belgian summer whit AHA Bread Beer, Belgian saison Full On IPA, India pale ale Spaceboy Stout, English oatmeal stout Crimson King, amber ale Blondie, golden ale Spooky Action, way beyond IPA Robert the Barrel, bourbon...

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ArtPrize continues "Entry for Sale" feature to help move visitors from enjoying to collecting

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

ArtPrize, for all its success, has seen some critique in the past over whether it was actually helping the showcased artists sell their artwork. Last year, a new feature was added to their website and signage to help people easily move from just...

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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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