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Fall Festivities around Grand Rapids

Now is the season of pumpkins, pies and pictures. “Fall feels like the perfect season. The leaves look incredible when...

Photos by Saraphina Sefcik
Community comes together to celebrate Día de los Muertos

On Sunday, Nov. 1, the Grand Rapids Public Library hosted a Dia de los Muertos celebration that included food, music, cr...

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Tip free restaurant to open

In recent years, tip-free restaurants have begun to be introduced in the United States, and as of October, Grand Rapids ...

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Grand Rapids Marathoners feel accomplished

This past Sunday, Grand Rapids held its annual Grand Rapids Marathon, a race in which participants either ran a full 26....

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Grand Rapids Public Library incites learning between people with Human Library

This past Saturday, the Grand Rapids Public Library filled its shelves with “human books” as they hosted the first H...

David Lockington near the beginning of his tenure with the Grand Rapids Symphony. Photos courtesy John Varineau.
Grand Rapids Symphony searches for conductor

In addition to hearing great music performed by a world-renowned orchestra, this season’s Grand Rapids Symphony (GRS) ...

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Bill to prevent dog breed discrimination moves to the House

On March 26, 2015, senator David Robertson introduced Senate Bill 239. This bill proposes to prevent local city governme...

ArtPrize Seven featured in total 1550 entries, including this one titled "The Curiosity of Privacy" by Anna Donahue. Photo Credit Katelyn Bosch
“Northwood Awakening” and “Higher Ground” win the grand prizes for ArtPrize Seven

Each year, ArtPrize awards two grand prize winners, one by a public vote and the other by a jury of art experts. The top...

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Out of Darkness walk raises suicide awareness

With National Day Without Stigma having just passed on Oct. 5 and World Mental Health Day ahead on Oct. 10, this seems t...

Photo by Saraphina Sefcik
Art Prize takes over the heart of the city

Looking for adventure? Looking for amusement? Looking for art? Thinking that you have to go far to reach these goals? We...