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Events This Weekend In or Around Grand Rapids… Most Are Free.

If you're looking for something to get out and do this weekend, here are a list of events that are open to the public and free or cheap in and around Grand Rapids...

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Posting Life Experiences on Social Media Makes You Happier

It's no secret the world today is addicted to their phones. People are constantly taking pictures or videos of what they're eating, doing, or experiencing that very moment...

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Rob Experiences the Downtown Market and Getting a Henna Tattoo!

This past weekend marked ONE MONTH for me here in Grand Rapids and West Michigan! It feels like I’ve been here longer than just a month, but I credit the vibe this whole area has, it just makes you feel comfortable and like you’ve been here a while...

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This Sunday the Made In Michigan Pop-Up Marketplace opens at Downtown Market

This Sunday, The Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host a "Made in Michigan Pop-Up Marketplace" under the shed from 10a-4pm.

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Grand Rapids’ Vintage Street Market Is Back For The Season!

Since moving to Grand Rapids, I have really fallen in love with the vibe and all the action the city has going on. So, I’ve made it a bit of a personal mission to really experience all Grand Rapids/West Michigan has to offer...

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15 Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

There's no doubt about it, Grand Rapids is an awesome city. We've got lots of attractions and fun things always going on, we're a family friendly city and appeal to the younger crowd as well...

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Saturday’s Adventure Full of Cars & Food [Photos]

On Saturday, I was at Family Fare in Wyoming for a live remote and at the same time was the 28th Street Metro Cruise so I decided to stick around afterwards and check out some of the cars and indulge in some food truck food. There were lots of people and lots of different classic cars cruising up and down 28th Street and parked in the Rogers Plaza. But, of course, I had to begin my adventure with a corn dog which was so good I forgot to take a picture just to show you how amazing it was.

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My First Time at Downtown Market [Random Pictures Enclosed]

Ever since I moved here I've been hearing how awesome Downtown Market is and today I finally decided to go and I honestly don't know why it took me this long...

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TEDxGrandRapids 2015 Applications Open; Launch Party Is February 4

TEDxGrandRapids returns to Grand Rapids Civic Theatre on May 7.

Applications to attend the event are now open.

A launch party for this year's TEDxGrandRapids is slated Feb. 4 at Downtown Market.

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From my only, but very memorable, trip to Slow's in Detroit.
From my only, but very memorable, trip to Slow's in Detroit.
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Detroit’s Slow’s Bar B Q To Open Location In Grand Rapids’ Downtown Market

People waited with bated breath Tuesday afternoon for an announcement from Grand Rapids' Downtown Market. Many speculated about what the announcement would entail, and I'm pretty happy about what it ended up being. Detroit's Slow's Bar B Q will be opening a location in the Downtown Market in Spring 2015. 

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market Indoor Space Now Open

After months of anticipation and construction the day has arrived.

Grand Rapids Downtown Market indoor space is now open!

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Grand Rapids Praised By The New York Times

Grand Rapids has received a lot of national attention over the last couple of years. Of course, we're Beer City, USA, our residents starred in a lip dub video that went viral, Forbes Magazine named Grand Rapids the #1 city to raise a family, and now, The New York Times is praising Grand Rapids for its focus on food!

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