All posts tagged Grand Rapids

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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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Calvin’s Baseball Team Reaches Out to the Less Fortunate

Before their double-header against Grand Rapids Community College last Saturday, the Calvin baseball team held a food dr...

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Local First aims to strengthen local businesses

Local First is working to promote local businesses, protect the environment and develop meaningful relationships in the ...

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Edible exhibit to be featured in 2014 Art Prize

It’s that time of year again in Grand Rapids; as the weather cools down, the popular competition ArtPrize is ramping u...

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Grand Rapids faces problems with panhandling

On the corner of East Paris and 28th Street in Grand Rapids is a woman named Gene. She holds up a long sign explaining t...

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Annual Eastown street fair to be held this weekend

This Saturday, the Eastown Community Association (ECA) will be hosting its 41st annual edition of the Eastown Streetfair...

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Hostel to Open in Grand Rapids

An old, blue and white Victorian home sits on the corner of Paige St. and Plainfield Avenue just a mile from downtown Gr...

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Grand Rapids healthcare program honored nationally

Last month, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) named Interconception Care, a Grand Ra...

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Local children’s book store, Pooh’s Corner, closes

Pooh’s Corner, the largest independent children’s bookstore in West Michigan, will be closing its doors for good on ...