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Grand Rapids Public Schools revise selection process

Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) recently changed the selection process for its theme schools and centers of innovatio...

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Madcap adds second location

Madcap Coffee, established in 2008 by Ryan Knapp and Trevor Corlett, will be opening a new Grand Rapids location in spri...

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Local First supports West Michigan

Grand Rapids is a city booming with local businesses, big and small, and this economic success wouldn’t be nearly as s...

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Bernie Sanders stops at Eastern Michigan University

Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate for the 2016 election, made his first Michigan campaign stop on Mond...

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Heritage Hill to potentially lose historic property protection

In 1971, Heritage Hill, which today stands as a Grand Rapids neighborhood, was designated as a historic district due to ...

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Flint water crisis urges national response

Flint, Mich., was declared to be in a state of emergency due to the contamination of lead in their water on Jan. 6, 2016...

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Fight against breast cancer with Experience Pink

This month, February 2016, the Grand Rapids community is coming together to battle against breast cancer. Participation ...

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Fido & Stitch Dog Boutique opens in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, always looking for new developments and businesses to make the city grander, has recently acquired Fido &a...

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Nike shoe designed after Fish Ladder City Park

Nike and local skateboarding and shoe store Primer recently launched a new shoe design, the Fish Ladder, inspired by Fis...

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It’s almost thyme: organic farmer’s market to be opening late February

For many years, Grand Rapids has implemented many ways in which to keep the economy moving forward. To continue to achie...