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Online tools: Resources to create cool multimedia for The Rapidian

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: It's astonishing how easy it is to create interactive media with free tools right at your fingertips (literally)—that is, if you know where to look. We covered a couple tools in a previous editorial, but here are a few more...

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[MIDTOWN] Scavenger hunt: What's on your sub-neighborhood plaque?

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids is peppered with neighborhood plaques. Take a closer look at Midtown's and you'll see there are actually seven distinct plaques tacked all over the neighborhood. Ashby Row, Brikyaat, Cegielnia Crossing, Coldbrook Creek, North of Market...

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[MIDTOWN] Spring activity summaries

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 06-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

Brikyaat Community Garden comes together with contributions and volunteer efforts Following the final thaw, volunteers and Midtown staff partnered to rehabilitate the Brikyaat Community Garden (61 Holland NE). Donations of time and coldhard cash...

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Urban Pharm helping to reverse tide of urban decay

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 05-03-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

There are Grand Rapidians who want rental property kept to a minimum on their street because landlords could let their rental properties slip into an unacceptable condition. In fact, absentee landlords had a part in the decline of many...

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As Important As Downtown

by (LISC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 10-06-2009 under NONPROFITS

Potential translates into numbers now available from an online decision-support tool. The Outer Space Grand Rapids website (www.outerspacegr.org) profiles areas of the city outside of downtown in order for neighborhood stakeholders to make...

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Love thy Rapidian

by (Molz Photography)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under OPINION

Love Thy Rapidian - Love Thy Neighbor, they basically mean the same thing. Your neighbor is your fellow Rapidian. Not always necessarily those which live within the same proximity of each other, but those you pass each day while rushing to work,...

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