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Dyer-Ives presents The Interrupters: A Review

Submitted 03-07-2013 under NONPROFITS

Creston's volunteer reporter Jonathan S. gives his takeaway from the panel discussion and showing of the movie "The Interrupters," as the Grand Rapids community continues to come together to address gang violence in the city.


City explores funding options for street repairs

Submitted 02-25-2013 under NEWS

The Sustainable Street Task Force asks for further funding to repair streets. Without improvements, 94% of our city streets will be in poor condition in nine years.


Catalyst Radio: One Billion Rising Valentine's Day dance party to celebrate women, rise up against violence

Submitted 02-08-2013 under NEWS

Grand Rapids is joining in the global One Billion Rising event, to celebrate, unite and rise up in solidarity, with the local event taking place at Eastern Hall


Calvin alumnus starts online rental review site

Submitted 11-29-2012 under NEWS

Calvin College alumnus Mike Cerny starts an online rental review site. Cerny's site is currently one of the top three rental review sites in the United States.


Transgender Day of Remembrance: A Gathering of Hope

Submitted 11-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Transgender Education Collaboration is hosting a Transgender Day of Remembrance Service next Sunday at 6 p.m.


Eastown Ministries reaches out to community

Submitted 11-09-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Eastown Ministries, led by Rev. Jim and Carol Carpenter, provides various Christian programs for the community.


Fire engulfs home on Franklin, endangers nearby buildings

Submitted 10-28-2012 under NEWS

A fire at Franklin by Eastern erupted Sunday afternoon, bringing seven firetrucks and alarming neighbors.


Relief & development organization changes name

Submitted 09-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

With 50 successful years of international development work and disaster intervention under its belt, CRWRC is not only celebrating its golden anniversary this year, it is publicly changing its name to World Renew.


Grand Rapids will soon see another 26 miles of bike lanes

Submitted 08-29-2012 under NEWS

Advocates have praised the plan, saying that bike lanes make the city safer for cyclists.


Una vez se haya preguntado, ¿Qué sano es mi hogar, o mi castillo?

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

Recursos y servicios gratis son disponibles para familias de bajos ingresos para hacer sanos sus hogares.