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Grand Rapids named “Best Beer Town”

The secret is out: Grand Rapids is the “Best Beer Town” in the nation! But to both beer connoisseurs and casual sipp...

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GR economy has 5th strongest recovery in nation

According to a recent article published by Forbes, Grand Rapids has the fifth-largest economic recovery in the country. ...

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Human trafficking a problem in West Michigan

There are 27 million men, women and children living in slavery around the world. Human trafficking is the modern-day ver...

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Grand Rapids gets basketball team

The Grand Rapids Drive, a minor league basketball team affiliated with the Detroit Pistons, is about to make its first a...

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Calvin partners with Kalamazoo Promise

The Kalamazoo Promise is giving greater opportunities in secondary education to Kalamazoo Public Schools graduates, and ...

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Urban Forest Project plants 27 trees at new park

Over the summer, Friends of Grand Rapids’ Parks worked tirelessly on creating Pleasant Park, a new park at the corner ...

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Black Business Association starts in Grand Rapids

A few years ago, Jamiel Robinson — the founder and president of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB), a Grand Ra...

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ArtPrize Update: Voting Results

The public’s opinion was revealed on Sunday when ArtPrize announced its 2014 top 20 entries. Three pieces by Calvin al...

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ArtPrize Kicks Off Sixth Year of Art Competition

Grand Rapids is about to be bombarded with art once again. The internationally recognized art competition ArtPrize enter...

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WMEAC to host 11th annual Grand River Cleanup

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) will host its 11th annual Grand River Cleanup this Saturday at 9 ...