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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids renames streets for Martin Luther King Jr., César Chávez Grand Rapids city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the renaming of two major city streets in honor of civil rights icons Martin Luther King Jr. and César E. Chávez....

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What's at the Market: Saturday, October 16, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NONPROFITS

It is hard to believe that we only have two more weeks of Main Season Market left! Although the produce options are sparce compared to the past few months, Autumn still provides our stalls with a variety of in-season produce such as brussels sprouts...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, October 9, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-08-2021 under NONPROFITS

This time of year reminds us that change is inevitable, but can also be beautiful to witness. Embrace the changing of the seasons by checking out the Market to see what is growing in Michigan right now! Autumn still provides our stalls with a...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 7

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-07-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' first outdoor 'gear library' opening this weekend Grand Rapids' first ever community library for outdoor gear is opening on Oct. 11, aiming to provide equitable access to outdoor adventure opportunities for local youth...

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-01-2021 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is now offering booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to eligible people, it announced this week. Effective since Tuesday, the boosters...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, October 2, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

The trees aren’t the only things that change color during the fall. The transition of the seasons paints the stalls with deep red, vibrant yellow, and warm orange hues! Pumpkins, gourds, and mums of all shapes, sizes, and shades fill the...

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Community updates: Friday, Sept. 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-24-2021 under NEWS

Mayor’s Greening Initiative bringing 300 new trees to Burton Heights neighborhood The volunteer-led Mayor’s Greening Initiative in Grand Rapids is back next month to plant 250 new trees in the Burton Heights neighborhood, with an extra...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 25, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-24-2021 under NONPROFITS

After a fun-filled summer, fall allows us the time to slow down, take a deep breath, and get cozy before the snow flies. It also provides the most beautiful array of red, yellow, and orange hues to the landscape and our plates! Pumpkins, gourds, and...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 18, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-17-2021 under NONPROFITS

This time of year still fills the Market with an abundance of colors, flavors, and aromas. But not for long! Fall is always a reminder of how quickly the seasons come and go. So make sure you enjoy them while they last! Apples, plums, melons, pears...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 16

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids creates Affordable Housing Fund The Grand Rapids City Commission established an Affordable Housing Fund on Tuesday, aiming to address racial and ethnic disparities in housing in Grand Rapids. The fund was six years in the making...

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