Community Updates: Friday, May 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-20-2022 under NEWS

The Kent County Prosecutor Releases a Statement Updating the Public on the Status of the Patrick Lyoya Case On May 18, about a month and a half after Patrick Lyoya was killed by Christopher Schurr of the Grand Rapids Police Department, Kent County...

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Gerald Ford graffiti resurfaces for ArtPrize

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 10-01-2012 under OPINION

Grand Rapids’ resident Ford-promoting graffiti artist has emerged once again, but this time the art is sanctioned and is being protected as an ArtPrize entry. “Vandalism” is positioned on the side of The B.O.B. that faces Fulton...

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"Brick throwers" strike again, damage two uptown eateries

by (George)

Submitted 01-25-2011 under NEWS

Exactly one month later to the day, at least two more businesses along Wealthy Street were vandalized. Both Brick Road Pizza Co. (1017 Wealthy St.) and the Electric Cheetah (1015 Wealthy St.) had windows smashed out at approximately 4:30 a.m....

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Rapid Growth to hold open discussion on perceived effects of Uptown development

by (George)

Submitted 01-11-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Local online publication Rapid Growth Media has revised its much anticipated “Not Your Average Speaker Series: Uptown Urban Revitalization” event, a public discussion on the changing environment in several of Grand Rapids’ southeast business...

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[UPDATED] Christmas tidings of vandalism and anarchy for 5 local uptown businesses

by (George)

Submitted 12-25-2010 under NEWS

At least 5 businesses along Wealthy and Cherry Street were vandalized at around 5:00am Saturday morning. The Sparrows, The Winchester, The Meanwhile, The Greenwell and Richard App Gallery, all of which are locally-owned businesses, sustained varying...

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Grand Rapids Painted in Secret

by (hipphop)

Submitted 01-10-2010 under OPINION

I drive by it everyday. Each time, I think, “I need to capture this before the trains move again.” For brief periods of time, a moving art gallery comes to Grand Rapids at the train yard alongside US-131. I keep putting it off – mostly because the...

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