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Graphic designer brings new life to nonprofit

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Born and raised in Grand Rapids, art-loving Erika Bland is striving for a lasting impact in her new role as Communications Coordinator at Access of West Michigan. “Access strives to be a beacon for the community,” Bland said, “and...

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New pastry shop brings taste of France to Cherry Street

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 07-07-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

East Lansing-based Le Bon Macaron has recently opened its second location in East Hills (951 Cherry Street SE). Macarons, not to be confused with coconut and almond based macaroons, are colorful French pastries (picture a gourmet Oreo-shaped...

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Circle Theatre: Becky's New Car

by (Nadijak)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under

Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage-with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles...

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VALENTIGER Album Release Party

by (brentshirey)

Submitted 07-10-2014 under

SAT July 12 2014The Pyramid Scheme {link} 68 Commerce SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 21+, START:8PM ///// END: 11:55PM   There are four acts: Nathan K (acoustic solo act - also releasing an album) The Handgrenades (from Detroit - awesome...

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Osgood Brewing Co. brings first craft brewery, gourmet pizzeria to Grandville

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 10-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grandville brewery, which opened September 5, is adding variety to the local restaurant fare. The first brewery in the area, Osgood Brewing Company's opening days have presented them with some hurdles to overcome. Ron Denning, Grandville...

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Plans for Grand Rapids hostel still in the works, but ideas are evolving

by (Matthew Knaack)

Submitted 04-21-2013 under VOICES

In March 2012, I came to the same conclusion that I'd realized when I was a teenager: I wanted to be my own boss. That's when like-minded friend Tom Damitio and I decided that we would open a hostel here in Grand Rapids. Ever since, we have...

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