It's only a few days until ArtPrize officially opens all across Grand Rapids, but you can already see the city transforming into a massive art gallery. Installations are cropping up on the Urban Bridge, in The B.O.B. parking lot, near the Gerald R. Ford Museum, and countless other places. In the gallery you will find pieces in all the venues mentioned.
ArtPrize makes September an exciting time in Grand Rapids. Art installations pop up all over the city throughout the entire month. All of that excitement culminates to the top 10 showdown in early October. The top 10 entries can be anything from massive sculptures, to 3D art, to paintings, to pencil drawings. With ArtPrize kicking off on September 19th, let' take a look back at the winners from last year.
When you are looking for a place to have dinner, the cost is usually taken in to consideration. We realize that, and want to make your decision making process a little bit easier. That's why we put together a list of where kids eat free in Grand Rapids.
New York pauses each year on the 10th of September to get ready to honor the brave men and women that died in the September 11th attacks. Below you will find a gallery of images of residents of New York taking that pause.
In other news... There is an Internet Cat Video Festival. The festival was held on August 30th at the Walker Open Field in Minneapolis, MN. Thousands of internet cat videos were submitted under a variety of CATegories like comedy, documentary, animated, etc. The category that held the biggest amount of clout was the "People's Choice" award which was won by Henri, the existential cat.
The national election is on November 6th, 2012. We want to help you get all the information you need for the election. You will find the qualifications for voters, a voter registration form, and all of the polling locations for Grand Rapids.
Thanks again to everyone who came out to 5/3rd Ballpark on Sunday, August 12th for the World’s Largest Dog Wash to benefit Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids! We washed 259 dogs and raised a ton of money for Gilda’s Club in the process. Check out an awesome video of our furry friends after the jump!
Police have apprehended a man they think shot "multiple" people at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. CNN is reporting numerous law enforcement officers were among the victims. The College Station Police department said they don't have a definitive number of victims at this time. The shooting took place about a block from campus, and at least one civilian was shot in the attack.
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