Grand Rapids' Third Regiment played important role in Civil War

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 03-17-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Two days after South Carolina seceded from the United States on December 20, 1860, with 10 more states following suit, fresh stacks of the Grand Rapids' newspaper, the Daily Eagle, lay along with streets with an enlistment call...

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Grand Rapids trees fight climate change

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 03-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

For many, climate change seems a distant reality. The first thought the term inspires may be stranded polar bears and the dwindling summertime Arctic Ocean ice coverage. However, climate change effects have been observed on every continent: just...

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Environmental concerns reflective of racial inequity

by (prfcgr)

Submitted 01-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Water is a natural resource that, in the developed world, we often take for granted. On a daily basis, most people in the United States do not question whether or not their drinking water is safe. In Grand Rapids, most people don’t think about...

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Change A Child's Life 2015

by (jpawlik)

Submitted 11-03-2015 under

The Change A Child's Campaign will take place at all West Michiga Wendy's restaurants from Nov. 16-Dec. 31. Your donation will provide the finest patient care at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. In return for your generous donation, you...

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WiseMaker Arts in Sustainability Parade

by (g0dfreykaren)

Submitted 08-27-2015 under

If you enjoy Giant Puppet Heads, Crazy Costumes, Bands that play Reggae music, and Parades that celebrate Creativity, then you must not miss the Arts in Sustainability Parade on Saturday, September 5 at 12noon and 4pm. Grand Rapids artist, Kelly...

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Voting 101: Getting clear about rights, responsibilities at polls

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NEWS

The City of Grand Rapids will be holding Primary Elections on August 4 and City General Elections on November 3. With the Primaries drawing closer, questions like photo ID requirements, employee rights to leave work and whether or not your...

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A musical revue you won't want to miss! "Smokey Joe's Cafe" dances onto the HSRT stage!

by (HSRTheatre)

Submitted 07-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

HOLLAND, MI - Come out and join HSRT for a journey through rock and roll history. Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller graced the charts with their unforgettable music and lyrics, and now you can hear nearly 40 of their hits all together in “Smokey...

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10th Annual Vintage Boat Show

by (834design)

Submitted 06-17-2015 under

The Holland Museum will host its 10th Annual Vintage Boat Show on August 29, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This highly anticipated glimpse into the history of West Michigan’s boating industry showcases historic boats made from both wood...

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What's on Tap: October 2-8

by (caithoop)

Submitted 10-02-2014 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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Michigan themed t-shirt company to open retail shop in Eastown

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

The Mitten State, a Grand Rapids based t-shirt design company, will be expanding its operation to include its first retail outlet in Eastown.  Located in the LEED certified Phoenix building at 1502 Wealthy Street, the 1,600 square foot space...

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