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Marlee’s South Division Live/Work Space — House Tour

Name: Marlee Grace of Have Company Location: Avenue for the Arts; Downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Rented Located on South Division, a street also called The Avenue for the Arts, Have Company is a shop and artist residency. Show More Summary

Success from sorrow, and a predecessor for 'Smokefall'

On Monday, Noah Haidle's "Smokefall" opens on the main stage of the Goodman Theatre. If you follow theater in Chicago, you might have read something about this remarkable play about a Grand Rapids, Mich., family seen across several generations. It premiered last October in the Goodman's smaller...

Jimmy Carter Speaks on Gay Rights

A packed college auditorium roared with applause when former President Jimmy Carter took a stand for gay rights. When asked about his views on human rights and the LGBT community, Carter schooled the crowd at Michigan's Grand Rapids Community College with some of his Christian theology. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter: 'I Never Knew of Any Word or Action of Jesus Christ That Discriminated Against Anyone' - VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

At a speech at Grand Rapids Community College earlier this week, former President Jimmy Carter spoke about the relationship between human rights, religion, and the LGBT community. Said Carter: I never knew of any word or action of Jesus Christ...

Handfuls of Small Stones in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Created by Geographer-at-Large Eames Demetrios, Kcymaerxthaere is a "parallel universe that intersects with much of our linear Earth, but with different stories, creatures, peoples, even laws of physics and qualities of existence." It has been likened to a novel with every page in a different place. Show More Summary

Founders Introduces Big Lushious, 11th Backstage Series Beer

(GRAND RAPIDS, MI) – Founders Brewing Co. will introduce Big Lushious, a chocolate raspberry stout, this December to mark the el… The post Founders Introduces Big Lushious, 11th Backstage Series Beer appeared first on thefullpint.co...

Kickass Woman Of The Day: 100-Year-Old Gladys Misiewicz Is Training For Her First 5K

Gladys Misiewicz of Grand Rapids, Michigan almost never goes a day without exercise. She and 16 other residents of Villa Maria Retirement Community, where she lives, are training for a 5K — her very first! At age 100, she credits her long life with years of focus on activity and nutrition, and growing up without [...]

Erin & Chris’ Industrial Heritage Hill Condo — House Tour

Name: Erin and Chris Location: Heritage Hill; Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: 600 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; rented Erin and Chris like to keep things simple and neat. Upon entering their home, I was impressed by the lack of clutter. Show More Summary

Gringo Star Announce New Single and Fall Tour

Atlanta psych rockers Gringo Star have announced a new 7-inch to be released next month via Grand Rapids upstart Dizzybird Records...

WXMI Names New Morning Anchor

Grand Rapids, Mich. FOX affiliate WXMI has named Deanna Falzone morning anchor. The Grand Rapids Press reports, Falzone replaces Sarah Brodhead, who recently announced she was leaving the station. Falzone, a native of Harper Woods in...Show More Summary

Wrightslaw Training Coming to Grand Rapids, MI

Wrightslaw Training coming to Grand Rapids, MI on November 1, 2014! Join speaker Wayne Steedman, Esq., and sponsors the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan and the Kent Independent School District. This Wrightslaw Special Education...Show More Summary

Amtrak Pere Marquette Service, to Celebrate 30th Anniversary on Sept. 16

The public is invited to celebrate 30 years of the Pere Marquette Amtrak service between Grand Rapids and Chicago, with stops in Holland, Bangor and St. Joseph/Benton Harbor.

Detroit Pistons name Otis Smith head coach of Grand Rapids Drive

The Detroit Pistons announced today that the club is appointing Otis Smith as head coach of its NBA Development League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive. “I’m pleased to welcome Otis Smith to the Detroit Pistons organization as the head coach of the Grand Rapids Drive,” said Van Gundy. “Otis understands the vision and connectivity we [...]

WZZM Introduces New Evening Anchor Nick LaFave

When Grand Rapids ABC affiliate WZZM announced the launch of a 5 p.m. newscast in August, Nick LaFave was named co-anchor. This week, the station has begun introducing LaFave to viewers with a series of promos and appearances on WZZM. LaFave...Show More Summary

Michigan Station Postpones Debates. Can’t Get Candidates to Appear

Grand Rapids NBC affiliate WOOD has been forced to put off two planned televised debates after some of the candidates didn’t agree to them. WOOD TV8 offered to host two televised debates in September that would have included the Republican and Democrat candidates for Michigan governor and U.S. Show More Summary

Morozevich wins St. Petersburg Summer Rapid

Grandmaster Alexander Morozevich won the St. Petersburg stage of Rapid Grand Prix of Russia, which took place on 30-31st August as part of the traditional festival “St. Petersburg Summer”.Morozevich had a furious start, scoring 7,5 points...Show More Summary

Becky & Jordan's Modern Day Mid-Century Charmer — House Tour

Name: Becky and Jordan Location: Northeast Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: 1,800 square feet Years lived in: 5 years; owned Becky and Jordan live in a 1986 tri-level in northeast Grand Rapids. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood about fiveShow More Summary

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships 2014

The 14th European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships (U8-U18) are set to take place on 12-17th November at the Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel in Tallinn, Estonia.The organizers of the Championship are the European Chess Union and Estonian Chess Federation.Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. Show More Summary

Darlene's Art-Filled Riverside Ranch — House Tour

Name: Darlene Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 23 years; owned Darlene lives in a ranch on the north side of Grand Rapids, within walking distance of Riverside Park. The neighborhood’s wide, winding streets are lined with unique houses – and Darlene’s home, with her collection of original art, is no exception. Open House Tour READ MORE »

MI: Grand Rapids Launches $40M Silver Line BRT

On Monday, The Rapid in Grand Rapids, Michigan, launched a $40 million bus rapid transit system that connects the city center with southern suburbs.

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