Wealthy Street

Wege Foundation to double gifts through Dec. 21

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Wege Foundation has generously offered to double contributions to the Wealthy Theatre Sustainability Campaign, through Dec. 21, putting the remaining $80,000 to be raised, within reach; giving the landmark venue a chance to remain viable,...

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In the midst of Restaurant Week, Wealthy Street eatery gives back

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

Right now in Grand Rapids, 60-some local restaurants are wooing customers with jazzed-up menus and ostentatious specials. This week, Brick Road Pizza Co. in the Wealthy Street Business District, is going another route. Co-owner Cindy Talbert decided...

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ROWSTER hosts Wealthy Street 'Then And Now' exhibit

by (jsholinyan)

Submitted 08-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

ROWSTER New American Coffee (632 Wealthy Street SE) serves as the host site for an exhibit showcasing the past and present of Wealthy Street. Titled “Then and Now,” the photography display generates an image of the history and...

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Interfaith Peace Service and Discussion

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

On September 18, 2011, Dominican Center at Marywood will host an Interfaith Peace Service at Dominican Chapel Marywood from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Present at this Peace Service  will be representatives of the Hindu, Buddhist,...

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A Second Chance: GRCC's Life-changing Learning Corner

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This article was written and edited by Anthony Alarcon-Santiago, Emily Barr, Damion Hernandez, Merlyn Nailon, and Rachelle VanDyke for EN 102-1593 at GRCC.   Michigan’s Constitution [Art. 8, Section 2], requires that a system of free schools...

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Uncivil disobedience: Thoughts on recent vandalism from a former Wealthy Street business owner

by (geobay3)

Submitted 02-07-2011 under OPINION

In the wake of continuing vandalism in the Wealthy Street business district, I feel compelled to offer another take on the so-called gentrification of the area. As a lifelong resident of Delaware, I moved here in 1988 to open my first art gallery on...

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Meals on wheels: Grand Rapids' newest taco truck arrives Uptown

by (George)

Submitted 11-02-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids’ newest food truck is officially open for business and cruisin’ the city streets. Well, one street at least. What the Truck made its grand debut last Monday, setting up outside of The Meanwhile Bar, a neighborhood watering hole...

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Erb Thai restaurant opens on Wealthy Street

by (ryan)

Submitted 06-29-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

After working for nearly three months fixing up the former Wing Heaven space at 950 Wealthy Street SE, brother/sister restaurateur duo Lisa and Joe Her have opened Erb Thai. With the help of family, including brother Mao Her, the family-owned eatery...

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The Electric Cheetah Supporting Local Farms

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 02-08-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

  Local eating is catching on in a big way. To me, it just makes sense environmentally as well as economically. The average tomato travels 1,500 to 1,800 miles before it reaches your plate. In this weeklong delay from harvest to dinner plate,...

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Relationships: To call each thing by its right name

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 02-05-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Matt Russell and I were musing in the office yesterday about the possibilities with February's first story theme: Relationships. We were talking about inanimate objects and why people name them. Of the core staff, George Wietor has named his...

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