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Division Avenue Arts Collective announces fundraiser for new venue

Last year, the Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC), a local all-ages music venue, art gallery and do-it-yourself (DIY...

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Eastown holds community pancake breakfast

The Eastown Community Association (ECA) will hold its second annual meeting and community pancake breakfast on Saturday,...

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Snowy owls flock to West Michigan

The snowy owl, a bird native to the Arctic region, is once again making appearances in West Michigan. Several sightings ...

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Calvin experiences the polar vortex

Some call it a polar vortex. Some call it snowpocalypse. Some even call it the revenge of the snow. Whatever you call it...

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Experience Grand Rapids new program seeks to reach out to visitors

Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan, has annual attention from ArtPrize and has been crowned “Beer Cit...

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Many of homeless youth are LGBT, study finds

According to a recent report put out by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), between 20 and 40 percent of Am...

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$1 million bikeway to be constructed in Grand Rapids

A long-awaited bicycle route will be constructed next year on the west side of Grand Rapids. The route is approximately ...

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Reducing feline overpopulation, one stray at a time

When Carol Manos got a local wild cat spayed to prevent her own cats from getting pregnant, she wasn’t expecting it to...

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Homelessness changing in GR: younger demographic emerges

Imagine someone trying to scrape together enough money for rent. Imagine someone having to come to Mel Trotter Ministrie...

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Grand Rapids .1k race raises money for muscular dystrophy

Many high school boys play golf and some may even play in a golf scramble. Not many high school boys start a golf scramb...