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Art Outdoor Project promotes local artists

With a claim to fame such as ArtPrize, it’s no surprise that the art scene in Grand Rapids is one that continues to th...

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Ladyfest GR highlight local female talent

Though Women’s History Month has just passed with the ending of March, the time for celebrating the accomplishments of...

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Discover Grand Rapids through GoSite

Marking one year on April 4, GoSite, a welcome center and information hub, has been successful in providing recommendati...

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Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump win Michigan primary

Tuesday marked Michigan’s turn to vote in presidential election primaries, and while some of the outcomes were expecte...

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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...