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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-19-2021 under NEWS

Kent District Library launching streaming platform for local musicians Kent District Library (KDL) has announced it will be launching a new streaming platform featuring West Michigan musicians, set for later this year. Called KDL Vibes, the platform...

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Community updates: Friday, Aug. 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NEWS

Fiesta Mexicana returning to downtown Grand Rapids next month An annual celebration of Mexican culture is back in downtown Grand Rapids next month, taking place for the community over three days at Calder Plaza. Hosted by the Mexican Heritage...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, August 14, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

We are halfway through Main Season already, but the fresh produce continues to flow through the Market. This is the time of year we wait for all winter long! So, what are you waiting for?! Get down here tomorrow and enjoy every bit of Peak Season...

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Community updates: Friday, Aug. 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-06-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne to retire next year Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne will be retiring in early 2022, he publicly announced on Tuesday. His retirement comes after more than three decades with the department and assuming...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, August 7, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-05-2021 under NONPROFITS

In case you didn’t know, we have been celebrating National Farmers Market Week (NFMW) all week long, and this Saturday concludes our Market celebrations. This years’ focus was on three important aspects of farmers markets; they are...

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Passing the Mic: Sikh Society of West Michigan's Rishi Singh answers, "What does your faith do to address your members' suffering?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-31-2021 under VOICES

Ven. Yong Su Mark Hepper, Mahayana Buddhist practitioner and Teaching Monk at the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple, previously asked Grand Rapids faith communities: "What does your faith, your religion, do to specifically address your members...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, July 31, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-30-2021 under NONPROFITS

It’s peak season here, which means there is an abundance of our favorite produce. Among the stalls you will find peaches, apricots, blueberries, okra, sweet Michigan corn, and so much more. But don’t take our word for it. Head down this...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-28-2021 under NEWS

Gangnam District in South Korea becomes Grand Rapids’ new sister city Grand Rapids city commissioners on Tuesday approved a sister city relationship with Gangnam District in Seoul, South Korea. The district is one of 25 autonomous districts...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, July 23, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-23-2021 under NONPROFITS

Stormy days give the Market a different vibe. Time seems to slow down and worries seem to disappear. Take the time to connect with the dedicated people who grow and care for the delicious food that nourishes us. With every interaction you have at...

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Community updates: Thursday, July 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-22-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids replacing private lead service lines in Neighborhoods of Focus Grand Rapids city commissioners approved and accepted a $5.1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week, helping to replace around 1...

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