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ArtPrize: Talk to the Artists
Wow, it's hard to believe that we are getting ready to kick off ArtPrize 8 in less that a week! (Preview week kicked off on Wednesday, August 14th, but the official start of ArtPrize will be next Wednesday, September 21st.)
I have been to each and every ArtPrize. One of the things I've lear…
Grand Rapids Ranks 3rd for Safest College Towns In America
Here’s something else we can be proud of, Grand Rapids ranks within the top 5 of “Safest College Towns in America”, according to SafeWise, an online publication for home safety and security news.
SafeWise analyzed the most recent FBI crime statistics for every city in America with a…
Puddles The Kitten Saved From GR Storm Drain
Are you ready for the best story today?
Back at the beginning of August, 3-1-1 got a call from someone hearing faint meows coming from a storm drain.  So they sent out Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department to see what was going on...
#RobsPeople: Grand Rapids Woman Fails Decision Making Class
Rob’s People” of course are people who do stupid things and then get caught. Pretty much the story of my childhood (except I was just a dumb kid, not a law breaker.) Now that you know what “Rob’s People” are… here’s the story:

This Rob’s People happene…
Road Work Will Add Travel Time To The Airport
This is the season for road construction, and now the latest project to get started will definitely add an extra few minutes on your trip to Gerald R Ford International Airport.
Construction crews are starting road work along Patterson Avenue, which along with 44th Street are the main roads into the …
Developer Wants To Demolish 11 Vacant Homes On The West Side
Grand Rapids Based developer, Rockford Construction, is planning to go before the Grand Rapids Planning commission to get permission to demolish 11 vacant homes on the West Side.
The 11 vacant properties are near other sites that are currently in development; including the 616 Lofts on Alabama and Th…

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