Sense of Place

Innovation News Bates Place Staff Member Josh Holwerda.

New gardening project promotes community engagement for seniors


Feature Story Ruminate

New nonprofit Ruminate gathers food leaders around the table


Development News MLK QOL study

MLK Park Neighborhood Quality of Life Study: Celebration announces action steps


Feature Story Calder

Seeking a quintessentially Grand Rapids summer? Check out these 9 events


Feature Story Baxter

Neighborhoods of GR: Baxter Community Center celebrates 50 years


Feature Story Food Tradition-4762.JPG

How three Michigan groups use food to connect to culture


Feature Story Food Preview

New year, new food: 10 restaurants, cafes, & bars you'll be digging into in 2019


Feature Story Lauren Carlson

Welcome back from Rapid Growth: A message for 2019


Feature Story Volunteer

Local nonprofits need you: How volunteers fuel the day-to-day missions of area charities