WYCE's Bubble Bash to celebrate community radio

by (WYCE)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

This December 22, 2016 is the 17th annual WYCE Bubble Bash at the B.O.B. in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Year after year the bubbly flows, the conversation resonates, and the hor d'oeuvres appetize. However, other factors may vary.  ...

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The Pope is Coming...The Pope is Coming...

by (cicadmin)

Submitted 06-03-2015 under

 Pope Francis will be visiting the United States in September.  He will visit New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC. How does the average person get to see him?  What are the rules for media coverage?Presented by Fr. John Geaney,...

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Annual Food & Wine Show returns to downtown this weekend

by (caithoop)

Submitted 11-20-2014 under NEWS

Tonight kicks off the seventh annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival. One of the largest culinary celebrations in the Midwest, it will take place in over 80,000 square feet of the DeVos Convention Center. In the expansive...

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Wine, Women and Chocolate

by (COM616)

Submitted 10-10-2014 under

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is hosting its eighth annual Wine, Women and Chocolate event on October 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Golf Club (4100 Thousand Oaks Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49525).  Attendees will enjoy an...

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Raise a Glass, Solve Hunger at Brewery Vivant

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-03-2014 under

Brewery Vivant is all about drinking good beer for a good cause. On Monday, Oct. 13, that cause is local hunger relief. From open to close, the brewery will donate 25 percent of food and drink sales to Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. In...

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Wealthy Street Station staying put, looking to expand

by (erictank)

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NEWS

When Robert and Carol Welniak opened Wealthy Street Station on the corner of Fuller and Wealthy in an old auto garage, they may not have known that eight years later a rash of such repurposed garages throughout the East Hills and Eastown...

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Local First awards leaders in community involvement

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 01-29-2014 under NEWS

Local First celebrated their fourth annual LocalMotion awards Tuesday, January 28 at the Goei Center. The event celebrated local entrepreneurship and awarded 616 Development, TerraTrike, CityFlats, Spoonlickers, Jamiel Robinson and Laurie Beard for...

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Italian restaurant pushes to spring grand opening

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 01-28-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Plans for a locally-sourced, largely gluten-free menu have been building for Osteria Rossa. The restaurant, situated on Monument Park at the central corners of the city on Fulton and Division, will showcase rustic Italian fare. Each month will focus...

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Local First to celebrate fourth year of local pride

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 01-27-2014 under NEWS

Local First will host its fourth annual LocalMotion Awards on Tuesday, January 28. The event is designed to celebrate the creative geniuses behind the scenes of the Grand Rapids local food and drink industry and come together in name of local pride...

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Reds on the River fights hunger during Ice Festival

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

An award-winning restaurant and West Michigan’s largest hunger-relief organization are coming together during the fourth-annual Rockford Ice Festival. From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, Reds on the River will donate 10 percent of...

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