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McKay's Downtown designs variety of menus for pub, fine dining, speakeasy

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-23-2013 under NEWS

The new restaurant McKay’s Downtown has been working under a soft opening, but they don't plan to be limited to just one dining experience. Along with a sports bar filled with Michigan beers, spirits and pub grub menu, they'll also...

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Icon writing retreat open to the public

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

When people hear the word icon,  they typically think of a person - one  who has excelled in a particular field such as sports, politics or entertainment.  An icon, in Christianity,  is a religious work of art,...

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Catalyst Radio: Epilepsy Foundation ramping up summer activities with Stroll, Camp

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-31-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, and highlight some of the upcoming events and activities of the...

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A river runs through it: Fly fishing instruction offered for men

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 03-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

All men are invited to a morning of fly fishing instruction at Dominican Center at Marywood. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. All men are invited to Dominican Center at Marywood for a morning of good times,...

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Refusing to be "treated as less of a person," longtime Holland resident moves to GR

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 01-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

“What makes me so different?" asks former Holland, MI resident Ellie Frances Gramer. The question goes to the heart of the divisive decision by five members of Council, in Holland, MI, to refuse to consider an anti-discrimination...

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Herschell Turner Fine Art - Pastels and Mixed Media

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 01-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

Artist Herschell C. Turner is a Renaissance man whose life has mirrored the eclectic images in his works of fine art.  Throughout his works, one can find the African American experience, which is also the Herschell Turner experience. ...

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"Salmagundi: calm seas" Friday at Wealthy Theatre - live modern dance, music and film

by (DITA)

Submitted 11-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Artists from Ann Arbor to Nebraska are collaborating with their counterparts in Grand Rapids, live on stage at Wealthy Theatre on Friday, for"Salmagundi: calm seas" - the fourth annual fall concert by Dance in the Annex (DITA). This event...

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Why you should vote yes on Proposal 3

by (Matthew Knaack)

Submitted 11-01-2012 under OPINION

The airwaves have been flooded with negative ads about Proposal 3. Due to this inundation, I am attempting to set the record straight by writing from the other side. First, the basics: Prop 3 is a ballot initiative that seeks to increase the state...

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Local Elections 2012: Michigan U.S. Senate candidates respond to Rapidian questions

by (Renato)

Submitted 11-01-2012 under NEWS

Our politics beat asked the Michigan U.S. Senate candidates [Pete Hoekstra, Debbie Stabenow and Scotty Boman] some questions for our Rapidian readers. Harley Mikkelson was not available for comment. We hope they help you to get informed about where...

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Amy Goodman to speak at Wealthy Theatre September 18

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 08-31-2012 under NONPROFITS

Amy Goodman will take the stage on Sept. 18, 2012 at noon to talk about the 2012 elections and community media at the Wealthy Theatre, a service of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC).  Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman is well...

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