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Glance at the Past - Ryerson Public Library

by (WYCE)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

In 1904, the Ryerson Library opened to give Rapidians a place for books. A renovation in 2003 made the Ryerson Library what it is today: the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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Glance at the Past - Grab Corners

by (WYCE)

Submitted 02-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

This episode shares the history of Campau Square, formerly known as Grab Corners.

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Glance at the Past - City Horses

by (WYCE)

Submitted 02-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

This episode of Glance at the Past focuses on the role of horses in the city.

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Glance at the Past - Maya Lin

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-31-2011 under NONPROFITS

Maya Lin designed the central gathering area in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Grand Rapids' original Indian Mounds have been replaced by reconstructions.

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Glance at the Past - East Side Canal

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

The East Side Power Canal was started in 1835 and completed in 1842.

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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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The Jammies XI Recap: celebrating local music and community

by (WYCE)

Submitted 02-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

The 11th Annual WYCE Jammie Awards have come and gone, and there are so many great memories from the night.  Nearly 1,200 Grand Rapidians came together to celebrate local music and to give back to their community. The awards ceremony did not...

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WJNZ sale not just about highest bidder

by (chuckfilms)

Submitted 09-24-2009 under OPINION

So urban radio station WJNZ-1140 AM has been sold.  Not to employee and programmer "Robert S" Womack who along with some investors, just last week seemed to be the new owner after his offer to the mortgage-holder appeared to have been accepted...

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