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Behind the scenes at the Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

While many community members and visitors have come to know the Downtown Market as a great place to grab lunch, dinner or local goodies from one of the 20+ vendors serving handmade meals, snacks and desserts as well as locally raised meats, fresh...

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Urban market comes to Heartside

by (Scott Kaplan)

Submitted 02-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

With all the publicity surrounding the Fulton Street Farmers Market (FSFM) renovations, it’s easy to overlook the fact that plans to create a $28 million indoor-outdoor urban market in Grand Rapids’ Heartside District have been quietly...

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2011 from a local politico's eyes

by (JimTalen)

Submitted 12-21-2011 under OPINION

Sometimes looking back helps us look ahead. Here are some highlights in local government from 2011, seen from my perspective as a local elected official: Despite Kent County's long record of cooperative and cost-saving ventures with other units...

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Newest Community Foundation Grants Total $1.5 Million

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 06-15-2010 under NEWS

This week, Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees voted to approve $1.5 million in grants. The grants address four areas of need in Kent County including economic growth, health, arts and culture, and the creation of safe and...

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