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Glance at the Past - Indian Mounds

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids' original Indian Mounds have been replaced by reconstructions.

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Music in His Head: Singer-Songwriter Casey Stratton

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-27-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

When songs come together for Casey Stratton, musical structure leads the creative process. Interestingly, he talks about the "lyric writer" in the second person, as if the words to his songs are written by someone else. "I'm a melodically-driven...

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UICA Showcases Luminous Artwork

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

From January 14 through Febuary 13, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts will black out the windows of their home on Sheldon Boulevard. Responding to Michigan's winter darkness, Beacons: An Exhibition of Luminous Art will showcase the light...

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Best Foot Forward: Road Races Not to Miss in 2011

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-07-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Just as you've closed the log book on another year of running and added up the miles, it's time to start thinking about races for the new year. West Michigan has its share of great ones, some are classic "must do" races like the 5/3 River Bank Run...

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Runner Runner at New Years Eve 2010

by (silverman)

Submitted 01-03-2011 under NEWS

Artists Runner Runner fresh off the stage at the HotFM New Years Eve celebration speaks about the year past and the year ahead... and admires my microphone.

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New Children's Hospital: Healthy Boost for Grand Rapids

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 12-09-2010 under NEWS

A well-designed structure should reflect the place where it is built, the people that will utilize it and a give a sense of its purpose. The new Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, which opens to patients on January 11, 2011 speaks volumes about place...

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Children's Hospital Offers Preview to Community

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 11-19-2010 under NEWS

People in Grand Rapids will never have the opportunity to see the new Helen DeVos Children's Hospital like they will on Saturday, December 4 when the nearly completed facility opens its doors for public viewing. Starting at 8 a.m. people will be...

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Love Where You Live project gets freshmen involved

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 10-04-2010 under NONPROFITS

Aquinas College students spent two hours doing yard work on the Marywood campus. The project, Love Where You Live, engages over 490 freshmen, sending them in small groups to give service at a variety of organizations in the immediate...

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Glance at the Past - Fulton Street Cemetery

by (WYCE)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The history of Grand Rapids' early burial plot, established in 1838.

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Running Bare: The Shoe-free Running Phenomenon

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 06-30-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

It is said, the best part of snow skiing is taking off the boots. There are runners that feel the same way about running shoes. Over the past few decades, running shoes have developed from thin, flat and barely cushioned footwear to very supportive...

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