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Snow, cold, and quiet descend on the downtown as winter settles in.

Local artists sell art at the 29th Annual Holiday Artists Market Presented by Steelcase.

Trees wait for holiday homes in front of Ken's Fruit Market.

Community gathered at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Grand Rapids commemorating Veterans Day last weekend.

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Neighborhoods of GR: Heritage Hill houses the caretakers of history

While some of the homes might predate the Civil War, inside them exists a young, thriving community. Heritage Hill is more than a neighborhood. It’s a symbol of our hometown pride.

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Defining South Division: Development without displacement

With a community-led project, residents, stakeholders, organizers and leaders of the South Division Corridor are initiating efforts to create an Area Specific Plan that prioritizes the longtime community members of the area. 

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Definiendo South Division: Desarrollo sin desplazamiento

Con un proyecto dirigido por la comunidad: los residentes, los organizadores y los líderes del Corredor de South Division están iniciando esfuerzos para crear un Plan de Área Específico enfocado en las necesidades de los miembros de la comunidad. 

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UIX: Local champions are leaning into city building

Led by skilled and informed "Champions," Lean initiatives in Grand Rapids promote designs that foster process improvement through feedback, and empowering those working on a project with its reformation.

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What is behind the resurgence of Muskegon? Look to its growing support for entrepreneurs.

Whether you're talking about a more equitable and inclusive downtown or the city's ever-growing number of shops and restaurants, entrepreneurs are the major players inspiring change in an evolving Muskegon.

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Rethinking sustainability: A greener Grand Rapids starts from the ground up

As environmental calamity looms ever closer in the future, building green is one way the City, local businesses, and nonprofits can work to help turn the tide.

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RapidChat: Casey DuBois

Ever since the launch of GR Makers in 2013, Casey DuBois has been carving a path for GR's innovation community. As a self-proclaimed "connector," he emphasizes to his peers that want to built upon their skill set, "you may not be able to develop the skills yourself, but you can connect with people who can help you with it."
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