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Time to review GR Forward

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 07-21-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Downtown, everybody’s neighborhood, is changing and growing for the better- and Grand Rapidians right now have a unique opportunity to shape its future. GR Forward is a once-in-a-generation initiative to prepare a community plan and...

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Our beautiful city is more than just business

by (Annie)

Submitted 06-03-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids is in the news a lot lately. It has been highlighted as one of the best places to live in the U.S. As a city, we have a lot to offer; shopping, business opportunity, school, craft beer, etc… The people here are a unique...

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New signs pop up in Wealthy Street business district

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

Totaling 28 signs up and down Wealthy Street, between Fuller Avenue and Union Avenue, new signs are now in place with the intention to create visual identity for the now-thriving business district. The signs, hanging at about 10 feet above the...

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Writing as Spiritual Practice: A Weekend Retreat for Women

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

 Join us at Dominican Center at Marywood  for a weekend of sacred rest, writing and communion with other women who love the written word. We will explore various ways in which writing can serve as spiritual practice, connecting us with our...

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Trees, Treats, and Tombstones on October 31

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 10-26-2009 under NONPROFITS

Oakhill Cemetery has stories to tell.  It is the final resting place of numerous Grand Rapids leaders. Its monuments reflect the architecture of ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt. Its trees remind us of the great forests that once covered...

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Connie Jones’ lifestyle changes led her to the American Heart Association

by (American Heart ...)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under NONPROFITS

Connie Jones of Grand Rapids is fun-loving and supporting of anyone who asks for her help in their health journey. She is motivated now to stay healthy though she wasn’t always that way. When she was 47 years old, she weighed 400 pounds and...

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